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Headquartered in Saint Paul, MN, Ecolab is a global provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies and services to the food, energy, healthcare, industrial, oil and gas and hospitality markets across more than 170 countries. The company has a network of 48,000 associates, out of which 27,000 sales-and-service, who deliver comprehensive solutions to clients to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use. In a diverse and inclusive environment you can turn a new page in your career if you are a true teamplayer, striving to outperform and deliver your best. In reward, you will find a world of opportunities to accelerate your career and an ample amount of resources to aid your skills development. You will be offered benefits that support your health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies; as well as your financial well-being, with elements including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

Company - Public
Over $10B
Large
Multiple locations
Soap / Cleaning Compound / Toilet Paper Manufacturers
1924
Doug Baker Jr.
What departments Ecolab employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation30.8%
Sales Managers & Supervisors28.6%
Administrative8.8%
Management - Other8.5%
Computer / IT8.1%
Accounting / Finance7%
Architecture / Engineering5.1%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Ecolab employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Ecolab: Newcomers: 22%, Experiencers: 18%, Experts: 21%, Veterans: 39%. Ecolab employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
Where did Ecolab employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Ecolab: 3M, Cargill, General Mills. Typical Ecolab employees have worked at 3M.
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Cargill
General Mills
What industries did Ecolab employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Ecolab: Food & Beverage Retailers, Colleges / Universities, Niche Retailers, Full-Service Restaurants, Niche Manufacturers. Ecolab employees most likely come from a Food & Beverage Retailers industry background.
Where did Ecolab employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Ecolab: Small: 25%, Medium: 11%, Large: 64%. Most Ecolab employees have previously worked at large companies.

Educational background

What did employees at Ecolab study?
Where did employees at Ecolab study?
University of Minnesota-Duluth
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Ecolab?
Time employed at Ecolab: <1: 9%, 1-3: 25%, 4-8: 32%, 9-13: 15%, 14-20: 11%, 20+: 8%. Most Ecolab employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
How does Ecolab rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Ecolab: 73.8% Male and 26.2% Female. Age ratio at Ecolab: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 35%, 31-40: 35%, 41-50: 19%, 51-60: 9%, 60+: 2%. Ecolab rates - 12.8% less female than the industry average. Most Ecolab employees are 31-40, which is on par with the industry median age range.

Career advancement

How does Ecolab rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Ecolab: high. Ecolab ranks high for career advancement which is above the industry average.
What companies do Ecolab employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Ecolab: 3M, Amazon, Medtronic, Nalco Champion, An Ecolab Company, Nalco Water. People who work at Ecolab most typically go on to work for the 3M.
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Medtronic
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Route Sales Representative
Rockford, IL - October 30, 2023
Work for a corporation but run your own route/business
4.8
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5
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5
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
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Culture and Values
Excellent opportunity to grow and learn. Ecolab has a vast lineup of businesses they support, that allows individuals to expand into.

Pros and Cons
run your own business
be available for customers when needed
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Territory Representative
San Diego, CA - April 3, 2023
not the worst job but also not a job u want as a career
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lots of work , no OT allowed and always go go go ,,,,,,,,,,,,,...................................................

Pros and Cons
weekends off company car and gas card
TOO MUCH WORK they want it done in 40
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Senior Lab Technician
McDonough, GA - April 14, 2022
Gaining experience
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3
Professional growth
3
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3
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3
Recognition & Support
3
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I gained some great chemical skills. I learned some great people and some not so great. N/ A!!!!!!!!!!

Pros and Cons
Free lunches and birthdays recognition
Bad parking, no room for growth unless your in a certain click.
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Payment Specialist
St Paul, MN - November 13, 2021
Great company to work for
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5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
Ecolab was a great place for me to work for. The people I worked with were very supportive and helpful. Management was very supportive. The atmosphere was warm and inviting.

Pros and Cons
Friendly office, birthday parties, office parties, lunches, great people to work with
For me, there were none. I loved working for Ecolab
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Regional, District Manager
Los Angeles, CA - July 19, 2021
EXCELLENT ADVENTURE
4.4
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5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
I started my career with this company and am extremely proud of my time there. Unfortunately I was not able to retire from ECOLAB. This was truly heartbreaking, however I met some very good people and participated in substantial growth of the company. I would highly recommend joining this company to anyone interested in their career advancement. Overall my time at ECOLAB was the Highlight of my career!

Pros and Cons
Excellent Training and Customer Service
Jealous, petty individuals that resent change.

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What industry does Ecolab fall under?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Engineering/Architecture, Manufacturing/Mechanical/Mining.
Where can I find Ecolab’s stock symbol?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
look no further: ECL is its stock symbol.
Where is Ecolab’s HQ?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Saint Paul, MN.
gender breakdown at Ecolab?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
gender ratio is 26.2% female, 73.8% male.
When was Ecolab founded?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
1924.
How much revenue does Ecolab generate?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
over $10b.
Who are Ecolab’s affiliate partners?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
These companies: Nalco Champion, An Ecolab Company, Nalco Water.
What’s the name of Ecolab’s CEO?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Doug Baker Jr..
How long do people usually work for Ecolab?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
4-8 year(s).
what kind of companies did Ecolab employees work for?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Large companies before Ecolab.
what are the chances of career advancement at Ecolab?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
high.
who are employees usually hired by after leaving Ecolab?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
3M, Amazon, Medtronic, Nalco Champion, An Ecolab Company, Nalco Water, Smart Care Equipment Solutions, UnitedHealth Group, Zep.
Where did employees work before joining Ecolab?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
3M, Cargill, General Mills, Medtronic, Nalco Champion, An Ecolab Company, Nalco Water, Target, University of Minnesota.
What’s the average age at Ecolab?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
31-40, 21-30.
Where did most of Ecolab employees go to school?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
University of Minnesota-Duluth, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of St Thomas, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
What is the mission of Ecolab?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
"A global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services; providing and protecting what is vital: clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments.".
if the pace of work is good i can see myself working here for long time
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6 months ago
usually pretty chill 😎
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6 months ago
only fast if there is a deadline to be met
can someone let me know if WFH is an option
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6 months ago
i think its for upper management
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6 months ago
i used to work in customer care and i could
is it a singular lab or a golbal entity 🌎
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6 months ago
no they are spread all across the world
im told that they put in a lot of work towards protecting our earth
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6 months ago
always working in different sustainable projects
can you let me know if the interview was difficult 🙏
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6 months ago
moderate difficulty
wonder what kind of products & services fall under power generation 💭
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8 months ago
please check the website for a detailed information
hope that raises are given every year
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8 months ago
yearly raises 😊
Glad that i work in a company that takes CSR very seriously
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7 months ago
safeguarding our environment is their primary concern 🙂
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7 months ago
as any large company would they work towards a sustainable future
Wonder what kind of educational qualification is required to join
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8 months ago
Subjective to the position you apply for
im super anxious about my interview
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8 months ago
i would recommend talking to the current employees
a good feedback always helps us perform better
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6 months ago
we R not only told whats wrong but they also praise us for our good work
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6 months ago
delivered very kindly and sincerely 😇
im told that there is a code of conduct to be followed
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6 months ago
yes business here is conducted very eithiaclly
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6 months ago
we also have access to a conduct report form 📄
I really want to intern here.. hope there are options
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6 months ago
i did my internship for MBA finance
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6 months ago
the supply chain leadership development program was very insightful.
wondering whats the best way to apply for a job
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7 months ago
can also join their talent network
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7 months ago
i would advise through theor website 🌐
someone plez lemme know how long the hiring process is
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8 months ago
2 to 3 weeks 2️3
wonder it means if i join their talent network 🤔
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7 months ago
its a great way to stay up-tp-date with open job positions
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7 months ago
i was looking for a specific job & joing the network herlped me out!
please let me know what the copany culture is like
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8 months ago
diversity is highly valued 💥
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8 months ago
its an honest and ethical workplace
pleople tell me they have won several awards in the industry
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6 months ago
worlds most admired companies, worlds most sustainable companies
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6 months ago
won the Sustainable Development Gold Medal 🥇
an employee from here told me that here its 'safety first'
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7 months ago
im a sales associate here & we have a driver safety program
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7 months ago
all departments have some sort of safety measure in place 📏
we work better as a team because we are so diverse
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8 months ago
i now now the true value of DEI since working here
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8 months ago
we are all treated equally and with respect 😍
Pleez share some of the pros and cons of working here
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6 months ago
All you have to know is that there are more pros than cons 💗
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6 months ago
the hrs can sometimes be long otherwise everything is great
at the heart of our company culture we have team work!
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6 months ago
Team spirit is very high here 🙌
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6 months ago
good performance is recognized by a performance bonus
a good team of coworkers, management, enviroment is the holy trinity! 👌
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6 months ago
the health, safety & happiness of the employees is very important here
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6 months ago
one of its best perks is their flexibility 👍
coud you let me know what the benefits are like
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6 months ago
Life, mental, health, dental, vision insurance
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6 months ago
HSA, FSA, 401k, performance bonus too!
a workplace with flexible schedules is always favored 🤗
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7 months ago
the management is understanding
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7 months ago
they make sure we are in a good state to work 🪄
heard they are very innovative leaders in their industry
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7 months ago
making sure that we deliver quality service
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7 months ago
it is based on insights, technology, service
i remember someone telling me that benefits from county to country
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7 months ago
yes im guessing thats right
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7 months ago
might be.. different countries, different rules 🌏
wonder what kind of jobs are avialable
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8 months ago
their open jobs are posted on theri website
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8 months ago
territory sales and service representative ✨
work-life balance in my previous company was so bad
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8 months ago
its a bit wobbly at times! 😅
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8 months ago
no issues with the work life balance so far! fingers crossed
fingers crossed there is sufficient vacation/sick/pto days
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6 months ago
vacation and sick days increase with the years in the company
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6 months ago
we always get leaves when we ask for them 😊
heard they have many solutions in the food & beverage processing 👂
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7 months ago
for dairy farms we deal with pest managemnt & sanitation
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7 months ago
a number of solutions for various transportation sectors
im crazy about the amount professional support we recieve
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7 months ago
yes the professional support is crazy here!
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7 months ago
continuous job trainings
career development is extremely important to me
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7 months ago
we are provided with plenty of career oppotrunities 👍
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7 months ago
the trainins & workshops are very useful
please let me know what working here is like 🙏
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7 months ago
drama free and fun coworkers 🥳
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7 months ago
its been an honor to work here for the past 5 yrs 😇
heard they cater to many many industries
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7 months ago
pulp, paper and primary metals
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7 months ago
power generation, heathcare facilities, mineral processsing
my friend has been raving about trainings &developments at work
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7 months ago
the employee resource groups are also very helpful
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7 months ago
once a year we have several workshops during the Development Week 🥰
wanna know how on the whole the company benefits people across the world
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6 months ago
energy conservation ⚡
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6 months ago
Solutions for safe food consumption
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