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Employee Reviews
(Winged ratings measure job satisfaction on scale of 1 to 5)
Anonymous Review Image
"Negotiate your salary up front. As a woman, you will be underpaid to lesser qualified men."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
1.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"not sure"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve my compensation"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
2 Paid | 0 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"No"
Anonymous Review Image
"They are trying to improve, but still have along way to go. They are very traditional/old school in most of their policies and are still very male-dominated. The new CEO seems genuinely interested in making things better, but at a company the size of Chevron, change takes a lot of time. You can take up to 6 months unpaid maternity leave (though this isn't very helpful for those of us who are the main source of family income). "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"yes"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve my benefits (e.g. medical, maternity)"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Depends on the role, but overall the company is very traditional and rigid when it comes to schedules/amount of face time (they seem nervous by the idea of remote working). Luckily, you can work a 9/80 schedule (have every other Friday off), which can be great for families."
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Depends on the specific function and their level of expertise prior to joining"
Anonymous Review Image
"There are good policies on the books for working mothers, but be prepared to pay a price if you decide to take advantage of extended parental leave and/or flexible work options."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
1.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"not sure"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Position or Department
Geologist, Research & Development
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
8 Paid | 24 Unpaid
"I was laid off 7 months after returning to work from unpaid maternity leave."
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"No"
Anonymous Review Image
"Male dominated and traditional, as is the oil and gas industry. Generally, the perception is that it is better for women in California and certain corporate groups but given its large, decentralized nature, it is very dependent on local management."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
1.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"not sure"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve my benefits (e.g. medical, maternity)"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"It really depends on which group you are in. Most managers are males whose wives haven't worked outside the home, however, so there is a tendency to not be that flexible."
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
8 Paid | 18 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"It depends on your group as to the flexibility although if you are in a corporate job you have the option of having every other Friday off through a compressed work schedule. Health insurance and maternity/parental leave are abysmal however for such a large multinational. Chevron actually doesn't have a maternity leave policy--mothers are put on paid disability for either 6 weeks (vaginal delivery) or 8 weeks (caesarean delivery). You can then take up to 6 months unpaid leave. "
Anonymous Review Image
"If it is good, it's really good. If it is bad, it's really bad. Be mindful of the team you end up working for and if it is bad, find a new team as quickly as you can."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve my compensation"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Flexibility is all depended on the team / group you work for here. There are some groups that are really great at work-life balance, promotion, and gender equality. There are others that are not good at it at all. And there does seem to be quite a bit "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours, Culture, Policies
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
12 Paid | 0 Unpaid
"It's more of a "family leave" policy, but it's "okay." They could do better."
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Depending on the team, there is a lot of work life balance, and there are a lot of women in upper middle management, so the groundwork is being laid for women to ascend and lead. Chevron promotes a lot of diversity and inclusion, so it has the tools in place, just need upper management to really start using them and moving beyond placing "tokens" in leadership positions."
Anonymous Review Image
"great work life balance, most people are very friendly and cooperative"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"Women rise to mid management but not much higher. Company seems to want to addresss, but little change has manifested."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
8 Paid | 8 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"Being loud is often more important than being right at Chevron. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Very taxing culture in operations on families, management is not understanding of time off. Very male dominated leadership. "
Anonymous Review Image
"I'm really not sure if I'd tell another woman about working at this employer"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"No"
Anonymous Review Image
"Overall I have been pleased with how I have been treated. There are many women in leadership positions, but most of the top positions are held by white men. I wish that there was a better maternity & paternity leave policy. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve my benefits (e.g. medical, maternity)"
Position or Department
IT Professional,
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
"Fathers get one paid of paid paternity leave. Women can use 6-8 weeks of disability (sick days) depending on the type of delivery. "
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"It is very hard to advance your career if you enter as an Admin Assistant. You may need to have to go to a different company to get out of the admin field. If you are a good admin, the department won't want you to leave."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Less hierarchical. More limits and checks on leadership team within departments. "
Position or Department
Administrative Assistant,
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"They still run a "good ole boy " system"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit facetime)"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
8 Paid | 4 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Lots of corporate perks around safety "
Anonymous Review Image
"it's an uphill battle in a male dominated world...good luck!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
1.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
One thing Chevron can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"No"
Anonymous Review Image
"I see a lot more in the refinery these days"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
Crane and rigging inspector, Gmg
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"There was a ton of opportunity for a young woman engineer here, especially to move up. But the prevailing culture is that women ignore micro-aggressions and even behaviors such as being catcalled or excessively pardoned when men are cursing. The industry may have been a lot worse in the old days but now we should evolve and not tolerate as much bs as the women with boots on the ground often experience."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"It's got a women's network but the company does little to actually facilitate relationships among women and gender equity training for men and women"
Anonymous Review Image
"Excluding the employees working in the field, there are a fair share of women holding positions in this male dominated industry"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"I've worked here for 5 years, and there is only 2 other female that do this job. The "standards" that they hold females to compared to males is outlandish. Once I did a "photo shoot" for there "we empower women in the field" and they made me change, wear certain clothing, while the male in the shots got to wear what he wanted. They expect you to lift and pull more than you weigh but men can be so heavy that they can't even walk the distance of a line. Pay is great but it is more than tough on the body, and isn't worth the amount of sexual innuendo that you will expected to put up with."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Position or Department
Production Operator, Operations
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
6 Paid | 0 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"you would have to have very thick skin to work in conditions like this"
Anonymous Review Image
"Will respond later"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
8 Paid | 0 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Depends on the group you work in."
Anonymous Review Image
"NA"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Position or Department
N/A, HR
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
6 Paid | 20 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"The first day, week, month can be extremely overwhelming because there is so much to absorb while you are trying to make a good impression. Be patient with yourself, your peers can relate and will give you the support you need to transition into your new role."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"I worked there for a few years as a contractor. They rarely hire contractors. I don't recommend that anyone contracts for more than a year at any company. Otherwise it starts to feel like a relationship with a bad boyfriend with commitment issues. That being said, co-workers and supervisors were really great."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Position or Department
N/A, CBRES
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"it varies a lot by department. Not many women in upper management or at the executive level. Huge focus on having contractors in mid-level jobs."
Anonymous Review Image
"NEGOTIATE your entrance salary and vacation! You are stuck in pay scale grades and can only go up one grade at a time, which is not a big salary change. Each PSG adds more to your bonus though."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
Business Development, N/A
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
3 Paid | 3 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Maternity leave is a joke- accrued disability"
Anonymous Review Image
"It is a great company overall, but FORGET any thought you have of family/work balance. Resign yourself to working nights/weekends remotely. Unless you are in a hub location, you get no corporate support with regard to childcare/flex time."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
account manager, business center
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
8 Paid | 0 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"the pay is good, but family time is nil"
Anonymous Review Image
"Just focus on the job and the tasks at hand and don't do so much socializing. Although it is important to network and to have multiple connections keep it professional. And learn that org chart, because in an IT support role, you never know who will be opening a ticket and who you'll be talking to!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
8 Paid | 24 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"Be patient! This company is an excellent place to work. I've started 14 years ago as a receptionist and today I'm in an expat assignment."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Position or Department
HES Specialist, N/A
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"Try to learn as much as you can."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Recent Salary
$25k-$50k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"Excellence is expected and you will be well compensated for your level of expertise."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
Direct Buyer, Procurement
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"Network more. There is so much opportunity to move within the company and learn new things. The more people you get to know the better you will be at figuring out what kind of career you want to have and also what areas others find interesting, fun, stressful or down right hate."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
Business Analyst, Product Supply and Trading
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
6 Paid | 15 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"I worked here for a few years in Corporate HR. My advice to other women is to pay attention to building better relationships with HR senior management. A lot of office politics. Unfortunately, often women in HR leadership roles at Chevron Corporation are not supportive of other women. Thus, networking and relationship building is key to job fulfillment and success."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
N/A, HR
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes, except if the role is in Corporate HR"
Anonymous Review Image
"I have worked here for 10 years. On my first day I was very concerned about whether I would be able to prove myself and I started out working way too many hours and stressed out over very tiny mistakes. All of that was unnecessary; simply doing my job to the best of my ability was enough to earn the respect of my supervisors and most of my peers. The extra work hours were not needed and now I am comfortable with just getting my tasks done and, if they are done early, going home to spend some more time with my kids! One important thing I have learned is that you have to filter some men's behavior based on the environment they grew up in. My company has a very diverse population and some of the men (particularly those from the Middle East and India) will automatically dismiss a woman's ideas and cannot be persuaded of a woman's value based on her accomplishments. Fortunately, I have never seen a man of this type promoted to a supervisory position at this company."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
N/A, Law
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
4 Paid | 4 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"As a woman starting at an energy company, I did not know how assertive to be for fear of being viewed as abrasive or as a bitch. I have learned that it is indeed a fine line to walk, even at Chevron where great care is taken to remove sexism from the work environment and promote women's advancement."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"MOST of the company are wonderful, fair-minded people, but there are a few who are not. Listen to the word on the street about people to stay away from and you'll do just fine."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
6 Paid | 6 Unpaid
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
Anonymous Review Image
"No comment"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Position or Department
Engineer, N/A
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"No"
Anonymous Review Image
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Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend Chevron to other women?
"Yes"
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