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PARTICIPANTS
76
TOTAL
RATINGS
825
Mars

Mars Company Culture

Mars Culture

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
Choice Employer
A+
4.6/5

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

Mars CEO

Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Grant Reid Mars' CEO
Grant Reid
79 /100

Diversity at Mars

Top 20%Top 20% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
B+

Diverse employees at Mars have rated Compensation, Perks And Benefits, and Happiness as the highest categories they have scored

Women at Mars

Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
A+

Women at Mars have rated Professional Development, Office Culture, and Manager as the highest categories they have scored

Mars eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Top 15%Top 15% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably

Recommend to a Friend?

36

Mars employees are 36% more likely to recommend Mars as a great place to work

57%Promoters
22%Passives
21%Detractors

Working at Mars

Working at Mars is rated highly by 76 employees, across various culture aspects.

Overall Company Culture at Mars

A+

Overall Company Culture at Mars is rated A+

Last updated 9 days ago

Top
5%

Mars ranks in the Top 5% of other companies on Comparably with 10,000+ Employees for Overall Company Culture Score

Overall Company Culture Score by Department

This graph details how each department scores their Overall Company Culture

Results from 76 Employees

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Mars Employee Reviews

Out of 115 Mars employee reviews, 83% were positive. The remaining 17% were constructive reviews with the goal of helping Mars improve their work culture.

83%
17%
Positive Reviews83%
Constructive Feedback17%

Positive Reviews From Mars Employees

  • What makes you most happy at work?
    no micromanagement going on on my team
    Anonymous Review
  • What is most positive about the culture and environment at your company?
    friendly people until you get to higher ups
    Anonymous Review
  • What are some of the best things about your team?
    workers here are great people
    Anonymous Review

Constructive Feedback From Mars Employees

  • What would you improve about your company's interview process?
    slow to get back to you
    Anonymous Review
  • Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?
    yes, more money is definitely needed
    Anonymous Review
  • What does the leadership team need to get better at?
    It is really clear that they are working hard for their bonus. They also don't have good communication around issues that matter the most to employees- pay, benefits, safety issues, etc.
    Anonymous Review

Mars Company Information

Mars Company Overview

In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ first roots as a confectionery

Mars Mission & Values

Our objective as a company is to create a mutuality of benefits for all of our stakeholders through our operations. We strive to do this by putting our Principles into action every day to make a difference to people and the planet through our performance.

Mars Vision Statement

Our Leaders Vision For A Better World Every day, our leaders do their best to embody and act upon the principle-based behaviors that set the tone for how we do business.

HeadquarterMclean, VA 22101
United States of America
Websitewww.mars.com
Founding Date1911
Company StatusPrivate

Why Join Mars?

76 employees at Mars have reviewed Mars across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was 9 days ago.

Overall, the 76 Mars employees give their leadership a grade of A, or Top 10% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Mars are pleased with their total compensation at Mars, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Mars are extremely happy with their team. 76 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers an A+. The majority believe the meetings at Mars are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Mars believe the environment at Mars is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Mars is extremely fast. About 57% of the employees at Mars work 8 hours or less.

Overall, the employees at Mars are happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Mars employees generally work 8.9 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at Mars report the work pace is extremely fast
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
On a typical day, employees at Mars have 4+ meetings
Meetings
A Day in the Life
94% of Mars employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
Mars employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
67% of Mars employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
A Day in the Life
Mars employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Every Week
Feedback
A Day in the Life
84% of Mars employees call their work environment positive
Environment

Mars Leadership

The Mars Executive Team is rated an “A” and led by CEO Grant Reid, Vice President Finance & CFO Petcare North America Ross Plagman, and Global CFO - Mars Fishcare Bill Downs

  • Grant Reid  CEO / President

    Grant Reid CEO / President

    Grant Reid serves as the CEO / President of Mars.

  • Ross Plagman Vice President Finance & CFO Petcare North America

    Ross Plagman serves as the Vice President Finance & CFO Petcare North America of Mars. Ross started at Mars in February... read more

  • Bill Downs Global CFO - Mars Fishcare

    Bill Downs serves as the Global CFO - Mars Fishcare of Mars. Bill started at Mars in December of 2015. Bill currently... read more

  • Madhuri Patel CFO Mars Global Services, VP Mars Financial Services

    Madhuri Patel serves as the CFO Mars Global Services, VP Mars Financial Services of Mars. Madhuri started at Mars in... read more

  • Frederic Steunou VP Finance, CFO Latin America

    Frederic Steunou serves as the VP Finance, CFO Latin America of Mars. Frederic started at Mars in January of 2018.... read more

  • Marcus Zogby Executive VP

    Marcus Zogby serves as the Executive VP of Mars.

  • Dave Kelly Sr. VP National Accounts

    Dave Kelly serves as the Sr. VP National Accounts of Mars.

  • george francis senior vice president

    george francis serves as the senior vice president of Mars.

  • Jeremiah Ashukian Vice President of Service & Finance, Mars Chocolate North America

    Jeremiah Ashukian serves as the Vice President of Service & Finance, Mars Chocolate North America of Mars. Jeremiah... read more

Mars Competitors

Mars competitors include Hershey Company, Nestle USA, Conagra Brands, and Mondelez International. Mars ranks 1st in Overall Culture Score on Comparably vs its competitors. See below how Mars compares to its competitors with CEO Rankings, Product & Services, NPS, Pricing, Customer Services, Overall Culture Score, eNPS, Gender and Diversity Scores.

  1. #1
    Mars' Logo
    Mars
    4.6/5
  2. #2
    Hershey Company's Logo
    Hershey Company
    4.3/5
  3. #3
    Nestle USA's Logo
    Nestle USA
    4.2/5
  4. #4
    Conagra Brands' Logo
    Conagra Brands
    4.1/5
  5. #5
    Mondelez International's Logo
    Mondelez International
    3.0/5

Mars Salaries

How much does Mars pay?

How much do people at Mars get paid? See the latest salaries by department and job title. The average estimated annual salary, including base and bonus, at Mars is $124,456, or $59 per hour, while the estimated median salary is $118,792, or $57 per hour.

At Mars, the highest paid job is a Group Product Manager at $219,761 annually and the lowest is an Admin Assistant at $50,048 annually. Average Mars salaries by department include: Design at $114,730, Customer Support at $140,889, Product at $218,254, and Operations at $86,680. Half of Mars salaries are above $118,792.

38 employees at Mars rank their Compensation in the Top 5% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 121 ratings) while 35 employees at Mars rank their Perks And Benefits in the Top 5% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 40 ratings).

Salaries contributed from Mars employees include job titles like Financial Analyst, Director of Security, and Contracts Specialist. Comparably data has a total of 3 salary records from Mars employees.

Last updated a month ago.

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1st Percentile
$72k
$72k1st Percentile
17th Percentile
$95k
$95k17th Percentile
33rd Percentile
$115k
$115k33rd Percentile
50th Percentile
$174k
$174k50th Percentile
67th Percentile
$228k
$228k67th Percentile
83rd Percentile
$272k
$272k83rd Percentile
100th Percentile
$295k
$295k100th Percentile
$124,456*
Average Compensation
$118,792*
Median Compensation

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

Mars Salaries by City

Mars Salaries by Department

Mars Salary Averages by Department

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Admin
$59,175
Admin$59,175
Business Development
$116,428
Business Development$116,428
Communications
$228,405
Communications$228,405
Customer Support
$140,889
Customer Support$140,889
Design
$114,730
Design$114,730
Engineering
$116,187
Engineering$116,187
Finance
$93,116
Finance$93,116
HR
$115,980
HR$115,980
IT
$112,397
IT$112,397
Legal
$154,129
Legal$154,129
Marketing
$143,645
Marketing$143,645
Operations
$86,680
Operations$86,680
Product
$218,254
Product$218,254
Sales
$165,665
Sales$165,665

Mars Benefits

Health & Wellness

  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

  • PTO / Vacation Policy
  • Paid Holidays
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave

Financial Benefits

  • 401K / Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Office Perks

  • Work From Home Policy
  • Unique Office Space
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60%
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20%
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Overview of Candidates Applying to Work at Mars on Comparably

Candidates By Department

All Industries
31%
Sales
23%
Engineering
15%
Marketing
8%
Operations
8%
Other
15%

Candidates By Location

Chicago
23%
Washington
8%
New York City
8%
Cockeysville
8%
Austin
8%
Other
46%
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