Compare Deutsche Bahn vs Virgin Trains BETA

See how working at Deutsche Bahn vs. Virgin Trains 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 Deutsche Bahn vs. Virgin Trains. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Deutsche Bahn

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Virgin Trains

Employee Ratings

  • Deutsche Bahn scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Virgin Trains scored higher in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 568 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 86 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Virgin Trains employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Deutsche Bahn employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Deutsche Bahn employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Virgin Trains employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Deutsche Bahn Ceo Richard Lutz
86%
86%Richard Lutz
Deutsche Bahn employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Virgin Trains employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Virgin Trains Ceo Phil Whittingham
78%
78%Phil Whittingham
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Deutsche Bahn employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Virgin Trains employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Deutsche Bahn employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Virgin Trains employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

Virgin Trains has 132 more total submitted salaries than Deutsche Bahn.
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What Employees Say

  • "Nette kollegen" was the most mentioned Pro at Deutsche Bahn.
  • "Good salary" was the most mentioned Pro at Virgin Trains.
  • "Gehalt" was the most mentioned Con at Deutsche Bahn.
  • "Shift work" was the most mentioned Con at Virgin Trains.
Pros
Pros
"Nette kollegen"(in 36 reviews)
Pros
"Good salary"(in 7 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Gehalt"(in 31 reviews)
"Arbeitszeiten"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
"Shift work"(in 5 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Intern - Student

I have been working at Deutsche Bahn

Pros

The job was safe even during the pandemic, the salary always comes on time.

Cons

Due to the size, one is unfortunately only a small wheel out of many thousands. The bureaucracy is also annoying at times.

"great"5 May 2021

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at Virgin Trains full-time

Pros

great staff, culture and benefits

Cons

none really, it was just subject to franchises

Job Postings

Deutsche Bahn has 8,350 more recently posted open jobs than Virgin Trains.