Compare ExxonMobil vs Valero Energy BETA

See how working at ExxonMobil vs. Valero Energy 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 ExxonMobil vs. Valero Energy. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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ExxonMobil

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Valero Energy

Employee Ratings

  • Valero Energy scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • 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)
3.2
(based on 1463 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 457 reviews)
Valero Energy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.9 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.4
Valero Energy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.4
Senior Management
3.3
Valero Energy employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.7
Culture & Values
3.6
Valero Energy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
ExxonMobil Ceo Darren Woods
26%
26%Darren Woods
CEO Approval
Valero Energy Ceo Joe Gorder
92%
92%Joe Gorder
Valero Energy employees rated their CEO Approval 66% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
43%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Valero Energy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
19%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Valero Energy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 47% higher than ExxonMobil employees rated theirs.

Salaries

ExxonMobil has 3,795 more total submitted salaries than Valero Energy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern138 Salaries
$7,465/mo
Machinery Engineer139 Salaries
$127,103/yr
Financial Analyst93 Salaries
$89,049/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern42 Salaries
$33/hr
Senior Process Engineer12 Salaries
$151,837/yr
Accounting Coordinator19 Salaries
$52,228/yr

What Employees Say

  • ExxonMobil had 162 more reviews than Valero Energy that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • "Ranking system" was the most mentioned Con at ExxonMobil.
  • "Refinery" was the most mentioned Con at Valero Energy.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 192 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 172 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 37 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 30 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Ranking system"(in 263 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 193 reviews)
Cons
"Refinery"(in 22 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Senior Business Development Manager

I worked at ExxonMobil full-time

Pros

Competitive wages for oil and gas industry

Cons

Outsourcing jobs to lower cost countries continues.

Current Employee - Associate Process Engineer

I have been working at Valero Energy full-time for more than a year

Pros

Well paid, good benefits, & great work environment

Cons

No hand holding / sink or swim type introduction to work load.

Advice to Management

ETEP training too infrequent, provide general local education/training sessions to new engineers when they start.

Job Postings

Valero Energy has 58 more recently posted open jobs than ExxonMobil.