Compare SSE vs British Gas BETA

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

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British Gas

Employee Ratings

  • SSE 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)
3.5
(based on 537 reviews)
SSE employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 801 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
SSE employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
SSE employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
SSE employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
SSE employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SSE Ceo Alistair Phillips-Davies
57%
57%Alistair Phillips-Davies
SSE employees rated their CEO Approval 28% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
British Gas Ceo Sarwjit Sambhi
30%
30%Sarwjit Sambhi
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
SSE employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
41%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
SSE employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
20%

Salaries

British Gas has 318 more total submitted salaries than SSE.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor34 Salaries
£19,440/yr
Team Manager16 Salaries
£34,488/yr
Project Manager18 Salaries
£44,977/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor67 Salaries
£20,544/yr
Smart Energy Expert38 Salaries
£25,474/yr
Product Manager7 Salaries
£50,316/yr

What Employees Say

  • British Gas had 12 more reviews than SSE that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • British Gas had 9 more reviews than SSE that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 41 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 32 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 44 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 42 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Health and safety"(in 23 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 32 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 23 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Human Resources Administrator

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

Pros

good career progression, lots of training

Cons

none so far, started this job remotely so havent met the full team yet

"great"18 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Customer Collections Advisor

I have been working at British Gas full-time

Pros

training coaching friendly helpful balanced

Cons

low salary for the hours and expectations

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