Compare Xcel Energy vs Townsend BETA

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

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Townsend

Employee Ratings

  • Xcel Energy scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Townsend scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 613 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.0
Townsend employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Xcel Energy employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Xcel Energy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Townsend employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Xcel Energy Ceo Bob Frenzel
54%
54%Bob Frenzel
CEO Approval
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N/A0 Ratings
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Townsend employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Xcel Energy employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Xcel Energy has 1,554 more total submitted salaries than Townsend.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern31 Salaries
$21/hr
Lineman16 Salaries
$83,136/yr
Manager16 Salaries
$138,810/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
DOT1 Salaries
$61,946/yr
Foreman3 Salaries
$22/hr
Division Manager1 Salaries
$82,527/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Xcel Energy.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Xcel Energy.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 49 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 48 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 19 reviews)
"Large company"(in 12 reviews)
Featured Review
"Xcel Energy"May 16, 2022

Current Intern - Finance/Accounting Intern

I have been working at Xcel Energy

Pros

Fun, growth, innovative, culture, inclusive

Cons

Commute, drive, travel, gas, expensive

"Townsend days."Oct 21, 2020

Former Employee - Groundman/Tree Trimmer

I worked at Townsend full-time for more than a year

Pros

The guys were awesome to work with. My foreman was an old timer but man did he know his stuff!

Cons

The lousy weather we had sometimes.

Advice to Management

Awesome

Job Postings

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