Energy is one of the most profitable sectors to work for. Nowadays, employees are not only satisfied with good pay, they also look for factors that aid in employee retention. They look for flexible company policies, maternity leave and cordial work environment. Companies have upped their ante to retain their employees as well.
Factors that contribute to employee satisfaction
It is time that stereotypes related to jobs at oil and gas companies be put to rest, times have changed and so have companies. They have adapted themselves to provide the best experience for their employees. Not only are employees paid well, they also truly enjoy their working environment and their jobs. This has resulted in these companies getting top talent and also the best part, getting the best work with the best incentives. Here are some of the best energy companies to work for.
Chevron Corporation: Chevron Corporation is one of the successor companies of Standard Oil, and it has been meeting the growing demand for energy. It produces energy through oil and natural gases. It also is one of the best companies to work for, according to employees. It is headquartered in San Ramon, California and has a workforce of 61,500 employees. It has an overwhelming 80% job satisfaction, and the experienced median pay is estimated to be around $118,000. The company has a volunteer program, Chevron Humankind in which employees and retirees are encouraged to participate.
Exxon Mobil: It is one of the world’s largest integrated oil companies. Headquartered at Irving, Texas. Exxon Mobil has its operations in around 100 countries, and continues to grow in the field of oil and natural gas exploration. Employees report good work life balance with fringe benefits such as the ability to travel, and also stellar employee benefits. The experienced median pay is around $117,000, with an employee satisfaction of 72%.
Duke Energy: Duke Energy, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an electric power conglomerate. It provides a plethora of employee opportunities to engineers and technicians alike. Around 75% employees are happy with the work culture and the philanthropic pursuits of the company. The company has an experienced median pay of approximately $90,800. The company’s volunteer program Duke Energy in Action, sees many employees participating for global change.
Baker Hughes: It is one of the world’s largest oil field services companies. Baker Hughes is headquartered in Houston, Texas, and it operates in over 90 countries. The company has a learning cell called “LearnLink”, in which employees can work on their skills while on the job, thus giving them a leg up to reach for higher positions. It has an employee satisfaction of 74%, and an experienced median pay of $93,700.