Compare Union Pacific vs BNSF Railway BETA

See how BNSF Railway vs. Union Pacific compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
Union Pacific company icon

Union Pacific

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BNSF Railway

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
1.8
(based on 1476 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 862 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.0
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
1.6
Work-life balance
2.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
1.5
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
1.6
Culture & Values
2.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Union Pacific Ceo Lance Fritz
7%
7%Lance Fritz
CEO Approval
BNSF Railway Ceo Carl R. Ice
54%
54%Carl R. Ice
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
13%
% Recommend to a friend
47%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
12%
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Railroad Conductor120 Salaries
$73,334/yr
Locomotive Engineer64 Salaries
$96,294/yr
Freight Conductor69 Salaries
$70,993/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Railroad Conductor111 Salaries
$78,743/yr
Locomotive Engineer81 Salaries
$105,577/yr
Freight Conductor17 Salaries
$90,349/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 173 reviews)
"Pay and benefits"(in 153 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 129 reviews)
"Great pay"(in 101 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 120 reviews)
"Call 24 7"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 76 reviews)
"Call 24 7"(in 61 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Union Pacific full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great benefits, competitive salaries

Cons

Schedule can be hard to adjust to because certain positions are on call 24/7

"Intern"Dec 11, 2019

Former Employee - Intern

I worked at BNSF Railway part-time for more than a year

Pros

Cool people for a company about trains

Cons

Job kinda hard for a company about trains

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