Compare Ecolab vs BASF BETA

See how working at Ecolab vs. BASF 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 Ecolab vs. BASF. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Ecolab

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BASF

Employee Ratings

  • Ecolab scored higher in 3 areas: Senior Management, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • BASF scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, 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)
3.7
(based on 2848 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 698 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
BASF employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Ecolab employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.5
BASF employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Ecolab employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ecolab Ceo Christophe Beck
76%
76%Christophe Beck
CEO Approval
BASF Ceo Wayne T. Smith
84%
84%Wayne T. Smith
BASF employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Ecolab employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
BASF employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Ecolab employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
65%
Ecolab employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than BASF employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

Ecolab has 1,678 more total submitted salaries than BASF.
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What Employees Say

  • Ecolab had 21 more reviews than BASF that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Ecolab.
  • "Decision making" was the most mentioned Con at BASF.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 147 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 118 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 126 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 123 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 183 reviews)
"Call 24 7"(in 87 reviews)
Cons
"Decision making"(in 58 reviews)
"Large company"(in 48 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great place"May 11, 2021

Former Employee - Customer Service Associate

I worked at Ecolab full-time for more than a year

Pros

Opportunities to advance were plenty.

Cons

Very competitive to advance after the first six months.

Current Employee - Process Technician

I have been working at BASF full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Rewarding if you apply yourself.

Cons

Less than ideal notice when required to work overtime.

Job Postings

Ecolab has 1,467 more recently posted open jobs than BASF.