Compare Centrica vs British Gas BETA

See how working at Centrica vs. British Gas 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 Centrica vs. British Gas. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Centrica

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British Gas

Employee Ratings

  • Centrica scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 492 reviews)
Centrica employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 1019 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Centrica employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Centrica employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Centrica employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.5
Centrica employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Centrica employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Centrica Ceo Chris O Shea
49%
49%Chris O Shea
Centrica employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
British Gas Ceo Sarwjit Sambhi
28%
28%Sarwjit Sambhi
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
42%
Centrica employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
34%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
19%
Positive Business Outlook
18%

Salaries

British Gas has 398 more total submitted salaries than Centrica.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative39 Salaries
£21,183/yr
Gas Engineer49 Salaries
£35,225/yr
Programmer Manager6 Salaries
£67,596/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor211 Salaries
£20,630/yr
Gas Engineer73 Salaries
£37,946/yr
Smart Energy Expert48 Salaries
£25,371/yr

What Employees Say

  • Centrica had 9 more reviews than British Gas that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • British Gas had 23 more reviews than Centrica that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 56 reviews)
"Great people"(in 30 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 50 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 11 reviews)
"Redundancies"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 34 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Customer Advisor

I worked at Centrica full-time for less than a year

Pros

Good feedback , nice manger , 1 hour lunch

Cons

Demand on selling cover plans

"Test Manager"1 Apr 2021

Former Employee - Test Manager

I worked at British Gas full-time

Pros

Lovely Work Culture and Great people to work with

Cons

Can't think of any. Truly was a highlight in my career

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