Compare Western Power Distribution vs SSE BETA

See how SSE vs. Western Power Distribution compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Western Power Distribution

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SSE

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 59 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 489 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.1
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.5
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Western Power Distribution Ceo Robert A. Symons
55%
55%Robert A. Symons
CEO Approval
SSE Ceo Alistair Phillips-Davies
48%
48%Alistair Phillips-Davies
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
51%
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
£25,023/yr
Linesman3 Salaries
£33,179/yr
Technician5 Salaries
£43,782/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor31 Salaries
£19,266/yr
Team Manager14 Salaries
£33,529/yr
Smart Meter Installer4 Salaries
£31,152/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 9 reviews)
"Good salary"(in 4 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 34 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 30 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Midlands"(in 4 reviews)
"Wpd"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
"Health and safety"(in 22 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review
"Skills"11 Jan 2020

Current Employee - Cable Jointer

I have been working at Western Power Distribution full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Salary car parking ppe working hours

Cons

You get paid the same salary as other people in your grade so there is no financial incentive to gain extra skills or be harder working then your Co worker as they can be lazy and get paid exactly... the same

"Great Employer"20 May 2020

Current Employee - Quality Assurance

I have been working at SSE full-time

Pros

Flexible working and good opportunity to develop and progress

Cons

Minimal on site parking for staff

Job Postings