Compare Caterpillar vs GE BETA

See how working at Caterpillar vs. GE compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Caterpillar vs. GE. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Caterpillar

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GE

Employee Ratings

  • Caterpillar scored higher in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • GE scored higher in 5 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5530 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 14200 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Caterpillar Ceo Jim Umpleby
82%
82%Jim Umpleby
CEO Approval
GE Ceo H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
83%
83%H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
GE employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Caterpillar employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Caterpillar employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than GE employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
60%

Salaries

GE has 5,869 more total submitted salaries than Caterpillar.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Engineer801 Salaries
$98,815/yr
Intern101 Salaries
$25/hr
Engineering Project Team Leader98 Salaries
$133,063/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer236 Salaries
$95,000/yr
Intern257 Salaries
$26/hr
Project Manager164 Salaries
$108,570/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Caterpillar.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GE.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Caterpillar.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at GE.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 468 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 316 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 540 reviews)
"Great people"(in 371 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 127 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 108 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 249 reviews)
"Large company"(in 188 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Executive Assistant

I worked at Caterpillar full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

The benefits were great, bonus discretion and opportunity for growth.

Cons

The salary was pretty low, the location of office wasn't the best.

"Great place"Dec 8, 2021

Current Employee - SVP-Technology

I have been working at GE full-time

Pros

great salaries and benefits for all employees

Cons

managers move a lot and creates uncertainty

Job Postings

Caterpillar has 267 more recently posted open jobs than GE.
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