Compare Norfolk Southern vs Virginia Beach BETA

See how working at Norfolk Southern vs. Virginia Beach 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 Norfolk Southern vs. Virginia Beach. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Norfolk Southern

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Virginia Beach

Employee Ratings

  • Norfolk Southern scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Virginia Beach scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.3
(based on 1014 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 85 reviews)
Virginia Beach employees rated their Overall Rating 1.5 higher than Norfolk Southern employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Virginia Beach employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Norfolk Southern employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
1.7
Work-life balance
3.8
Virginia Beach employees rated their Work-life balance 2.1 higher than Norfolk Southern employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
1.8
Senior Management
3.1
Virginia Beach employees rated their Senior Management 1.3 higher than Norfolk Southern employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
1.9
Culture & Values
3.4
Virginia Beach employees rated their Culture & Values 1.5 higher than Norfolk Southern employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Norfolk Southern Ceo James A. Squires
17%
17%James A. Squires
CEO Approval
Virginia Beach Ceo William D. Sessoms, Jr.
72%
72%William D. Sessoms, Jr.
Virginia Beach employees rated their CEO Approval 55% higher than Norfolk Southern employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
25%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Virginia Beach employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 46% higher than Norfolk Southern employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
23%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Virginia Beach employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 44% higher than Norfolk Southern employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Norfolk Southern has 1,379 more total submitted salaries than Virginia Beach.
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$57,953/yr
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$71,169/yr
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$91,618/yr
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Lifeguard3 Salaries
$11/hr
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$16/hr
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$46,670/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Norfolk Southern.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Virginia Beach.
  • Norfolk Southern had 89 more reviews than Virginia Beach that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 154 reviews)
"Pay and benefits"(in 108 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 8 reviews)
"Job security"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 93 reviews)
"Railroad"(in 71 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 4 reviews)
"No room"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Deep Learning Intern

I worked at Norfolk Southern full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great management Great team Interesting opportunities and projects

Cons

None I can think of

Current Employee - Business Applications Specialist

I have been working at Virginia Beach full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

I've worked here for almost 10 years. Overall, a great place to work

Cons

I dont' have any complaints

Job Postings

Virginia Beach has 73 more recently posted open jobs than Norfolk Southern.