Summary

Company information

History

For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource See more

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Large

Founded

1925

CEO

Jim Umpleby

Type

Company - Public

Revenue

Over $10B

Industry

Manufacturing - Machinery

Departments

Get a breakdown of the various departments at Caterpillar, sorted by size.
FieldRatio
other occupation23.9%
Engineers22.9%
Computer / IT12.7%
Management - Other10.1%
Production6.5%
Administrative6.3%
Business Operations5.5%
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Professional experience

Years of experience

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Top 5 previous employers

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Employment Services, Architectural
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Industries

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Educational background

Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

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Bradley University
Illinois Central College

Employee data

Length of employment

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Age

Age distribution at Caterpillar.

Gender ratio

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GenderRatio
male77.6%
female22.4%

Tob job titles

These are the top job titles at Caterpillar.
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Job titleRatio
Engineer3.7%
Design Engineer2.7%
Manufacturing Engineer2.3%
Engineering Manager2%
IT Business Analyst1.9%
Engineering Specialist1.6%
Buyer1.1%
Project Manager1.1%
Project Team Leader1%
Supply Chain Engineer1%

Career advancement

Climb up the career ladder

How are the chances of advancing your career at Caterpillar relative to the time in a position.
Very high
Years in positionPercentage who advanced
<17.2%
121.9%
224.8%
318.3%
4+27.8%

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Credit Intermediation
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