Compare Jacobs vs Skanska BETA

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

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Skanska

Employee Ratings

  • Jacobs scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • Skanska scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 4362 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 369 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Skanska employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.2
Skanska employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Jacobs Ceo Steven Demetriou
90%
90%Steven Demetriou
CEO Approval
Skanska Ceo Anders Danielsson
96%
96%Anders Danielsson
Skanska employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Skanska employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Jacobs employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Jacobs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Skanska employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Jacobs salaries averaged $1,237 higher than Skanska.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager153 Salaries
$118,188/yr
Project Engineer113 Salaries
$87,153/yr
Intern72 Salaries
$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager17 Salaries
$126,604/yr
Project Engineer29 Salaries
$75,025/yr
Intern - Hourly12 Salaries
$21/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Jacobs.
  • "Skanska" was the most mentioned Pro at Skanska.
  • "Billable" was the most mentioned Con at Jacobs.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Skanska.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 206 reviews)
"Flexible work"(in 171 reviews)
Pros
"Skanska"(in 33 reviews)
"Great company"(in 21 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Billable"(in 134 reviews)
"Large company"(in 90 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 24 reviews)
"Skanska"(in 20 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Good salary, benefits and network

Cons

Working over 40 hours is normal

Current Intern - Intern

I have been working at Skanska for less than a year

Pros

You get lots of food and get to work with some great people building something that will have a lasting impact.

Cons

Long working hours if working here full-time

Advice to Management

better work life balance

Job Postings

Jacobs has 4,217 more recently posted open jobs than Skanska.
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