Compare American Express vs Capital One BETA

See how working at American Express vs. Capital One 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 American Express vs. Capital One. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Express

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Capital One

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 4 areas: Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Capital One scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 7869 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 145 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.6
Capital One employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
Capital One Ceo Richard D. Fairbank
99%
99%Richard D. Fairbank
Capital One employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Capital One employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
American Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Capital One employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

American Express has 501 more total submitted salaries than Capital One.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Manager19 Salaries
£64,199/yr
Customer Care Professional22 Salaries
£20,249/yr
Software Engineer10 Salaries
£40,425/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Analyst24 Salaries
£40,756/yr
Customer Service1 Salaries
£18,484/yr
Software Engineer13 Salaries
£50,674/yr

What Employees Say

  • Capital One had 448 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • American Express had 38 more reviews than Capital One that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 396 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 356 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1196 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 804 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 282 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 160 reviews)
Cons
"Performance management"(in 315 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 244 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Travel Consultant

I worked at American Express full-time for less than a year

Pros

They really care about their employees, great pay, great benefits and great company values that they uphold.

Cons

I really can't think of any cons about the company.

Advice to Management

Management is very supportive. I have no advice to give but to keep up the great work managers.

Former Contractor - Project Manager

I worked at Capital One for more than a year

Pros

Positive team work, management support

Cons

None I can think of

Job Postings

Capital One has 2,209 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.