Compare Valero Energy vs Chevron BETA

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

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Chevron

Employee Ratings

  • Valero Energy scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Chevron scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 457 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 3382 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.7
Chevron employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Valero Energy employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.0
Chevron employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Valero Energy employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.6
Chevron employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Valero Energy employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.1
Chevron employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Valero Energy employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Valero Energy Ceo Joe Gorder
92%
92%Joe Gorder
Valero Energy employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Chevron employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Chevron Ceo Mike Wirth
89%
89%Mike Wirth
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Chevron employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Valero Energy employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Valero Energy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Chevron employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

Chevron has 3,712 more total submitted salaries than Valero Energy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Process Engineer12 Salaries
$151,837/yr
Process Operator49 Salaries
$27/hr
Accounting Coordinator19 Salaries
$52,228/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Petroleum Engineer227 Salaries
$132,566/yr
Facilities Engineer162 Salaries
$118,852/yr
Financial Analyst92 Salaries
$98,133/yr

What Employees Say

  • Chevron had 160 more reviews than Valero Energy that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Refinery" was the most mentioned Con at Valero Energy.
  • "Oil prices" was the most mentioned Con at Chevron.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 37 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 30 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 218 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 197 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Refinery"(in 22 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 21 reviews)
Cons
"Oil prices"(in 77 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 59 reviews)
Featured Review

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.

"great company"May 10, 2021

Former Employee - Finance Project Manager

I worked at Chevron full-time

Pros

great work life balance at all locations!

Cons

none - a very great company to work for

Job Postings

Chevron has 469 more recently posted open jobs than Valero Energy.