Compare Balfour Beatty vs Kier Group BETA

See how working at Balfour Beatty vs. Kier Group 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 Balfour Beatty vs. Kier Group. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Balfour Beatty

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Kier Group

Employee Ratings

  • Balfour Beatty scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Kier Group scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 778 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 411 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Kier Group employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Balfour Beatty employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Balfour Beatty employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Kier Group employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Balfour Beatty Ceo Leo Quinn
88%
88%Leo Quinn
Balfour Beatty employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Kier Group employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Kier Group Ceo  Andrew Davies
77%
77% Andrew Davies
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Balfour Beatty employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Kier Group employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Balfour Beatty employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than Kier Group employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Kier Group salaries averaged £5,607 higher than Balfour Beatty.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Quantity Surveyor42 Salaries
£30,892/yr
Graduate Civil Engineer32 Salaries
£28,114/yr
Buyer5 Salaries
£32,217/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Quantity Surveyor46 Salaries
£32,445/yr
Graduate Civil Engineer25 Salaries
£27,974/yr
Site Manager10 Salaries
£47,624/yr

What Employees Say

  • Balfour Beatty had 18 more reviews than Kier Group that mentioned "Good people" as a Pro.
  • Balfour Beatty had 23 more reviews than Kier Group that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good people"(in 37 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 36 reviews)
Pros
"Good people"(in 19 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 40 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 29 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 17 reviews)
"Poor communication"(in 10 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Assistant Project Engineer/Staff Engineer

I worked at Balfour Beatty part-time

Pros

overall great company to work for

Cons

the salary was very low

Current Employee - Technical Trainer

I have been working at Kier Group full-time for more than a year

Pros

I've worked with three separate teams at Kier, two in IT and one in HR, and have worked with the most fantastic people. Kier are always looking for ways to involve and develop employees and have... great benefits. I'm looking forward to a long career here.

Cons

None that I can think of.

Job Postings

Kier Group has 408 more recently posted open jobs than Balfour Beatty.