Caterpillar Inc.

Headquarters:Deerfield, IL(United States)10,000+ Employees
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Employee Reviews
(Winged ratings measure job satisfaction on scale of 1 to 5)
Anonymous Review Image
"Be a strong advocate for yourself. Great company with lots of opportunity. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"yes"
One thing Caterpillar Inc. can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
, Human Resources
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Caterpillar Inc. to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"Work life balance is promoted in certain divisions more than others but it is improving over time."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"no"
One thing Caterpillar Inc. can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Marketing Consultant, Marketing
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
10 Paid | 6 Unpaid
Would you recommend Caterpillar Inc. to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"You need to get a good feel of the family friendly nature of the manager you are going to work for. It isn't a corporate wide culture, it is manager dependent."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"yes"
One thing Caterpillar Inc. can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"This is very subjective to your manager. "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Caterpillar Inc. to other women?
"It would depend on the role and personality of the woman."
Anonymous Review Image
"Gender bias is overt. Your opinion does not count as a woman. Men are too busy to do work "housework" so you get to plan events etc."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
1.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"not sure"
One thing Caterpillar Inc. can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Caterpillar Inc. to other women?
"No"
Anonymous Review Image
"If you get a female manager, you will do fine."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"not sure"
One thing Caterpillar Inc. can improve?
"Open office in other metropolitan areas near university campuses."
Position or Department
Intern, IT
Recent Salary
$25k-$50k
Recent Bonus
$0
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours, Culture, Policies
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Caterpillar Inc. to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"Politics are brutal, and relationships and network are key to survival. It's a great company, but know what you are getting yourself into."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"not sure"
One thing Caterpillar Inc. can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
, Human Resources
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Varies by leader. Within some workgroup, it's great, within others, flexibility is not encouraged."
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Caterpillar Inc. to other women?
"Depends on location and job function. For HR and accounting, yes. For Engineering, Operations, Marketing and Sales - it depends."