Working at WEX Australia:

WEX is a global provider of payment processing and information management solutions. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Portland, Maine, USA.  In Australia WEX has an office in Melbourne, employing around 130 people.

In 2020 the company acquired eNett, a provider of B2B payments solutions, and Optal, a company focused on B2B transactions.

WEX Australia offers a range of payment solutions for businesses including fuel cards, virtual payment solutions, and travel payment solutions. WEX’s payment solutions help businesses streamline payment processes.

As a global company, WEX offers employees the chance to collaborate with colleagues from around the world and work on projects that have a global impact.


Software Development

Company Size

101 – 200 (AUS)

53.8% (PROFESSIONAL staff)

Women employees

6 weeks

Paid parental leave (in addition to Govt. leave)


Key management roles held by women

6 weeks

Paid secondary carers leave (in addition to Govt. leave)

Above data sourced from the organisations’ own website and if applicable the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). Data is also crowdsourced from our community. If you work in HR for this organisation and wish to update the above data please email updates to:

WEX’s Scorecard

A list of the local awards and recognition the company has achieved for gender equality and workplace culture initiatives.


Not a WEGA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality  The Workplace Gender Equality Agency awards a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation. It is a voluntary leading-practice recognition program designed to encourage, recognise and promote organisations' active commitment to achieving gender equality in Australian workplaces.

Employee Ratings

Scores for WEX are based on 20 ratings*

Overall Job Satisfaction (out of 5)



would recommend to other women


believe women are treated equally to men

Equal Opportunities

We asked current or past employees to give WEX a rating out of 5 stars for equality. The data displays how satisfied reviewers are with equality of leadership opportunities and pay.

We also asked how equally they believe all employees are treated regardless of differences inc. gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age etc.

  • Representation of women in leadership – 4 (out of 5) 80% 80%
  • satisfaction with pay – 4 80% 80%
  • employees treated equally regardless of difference – 4 80% 80%
  • CEO supports gender equality – 4 80% 80%


We asked employees to give WEX a rating out of 5 stars for the level of flexibility offered for work scheduling, hours and location. We also measured support for paid time off, including annual leave, personal leave and sick days.

  • support for Flexible work – 5 (out of 5)
  • ability to work remotely – 5
  • ability to work part time or compressed days – 4
  • ability to take paid time off work – 5


We asked employees to give WEX a rating out of 5 stars for their policies and practises that support parents and families. 

  • Parental leave policy & practises – 4 (out of 5)
  • support for taking parental leave 5
  • Formal & informal support for families – 4


Responded "Yes"

Are fathers and non-birth parents given access to adequate parental leave and supported to take it?

Development & Enrichment

We asked employees to give WEX a rating out of 5 stars for the support they received for their learning & development, mentorship and wellbeing at work. We also asked how supported they feel by management.

  • Learning & Development Opportunities – 5 (out of 5)
  • formal & informal mentoring – 4
  • supportive management – 5
  • wellbeing initiatives – 4


We asked employees to give WEX a rating out of 5 stars for how respectful and inclusive the culture is.  We measured how responsive WEX are to issues raised and how equally all employees are treated at the company. Finally, we measured how comfortable reviewers felt to bring their ‘whole self’ to work and be accepted.

  • respectful & inclusive colleagues – 5 (out of 5)
  • employer responsiveness to discrimination – 5
  • sense of belonging – 5

*Above data was crowdsourced from community surveys and as such is anecdotal

Employee Reviews

We encourage women to leave anonymous reviews of their experiences at WEX. These are individual opinions and personal stories, that may provide insight into what it’s really like to work at the company, however they have not been verified.

five stars

To get noticed in a company of this size, I would advise strategic networking and building your confidence to speak up and advocate for yourself. Don’t let this put you off – it’s the same for many companies of this size

Overall Job Satisfaction:  5 / 5 

Do you believe women and men are treated equally?


What’s unequal?


Have you been treated unequally due to aspects of your identity?


One thing they can improve: 

“Improved autonomy and bureaucracy

Would you recommend this employer to other women? 

“Yes. The insights shared are relevant to one division of Wex and mostly based on my experience at eNett International in Australia before it was acquired by Wex. That said, it’s a modern company with entire teams dedicated to DE&I, Learning & Development, Recruitment, Pay & Benefits etc. Whilst there are always challenges in working for a multi-national, Wex make a conscious effort in these areas and it shows.”

Position / Department:

HR Manager

Very Satisfied Anonymous Reviewer

Senior Level, Posted 2022

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