Compare Charles Schwab vs Vanguard BETA

See how working at Charles Schwab vs. Vanguard compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Charles Schwab vs. Vanguard. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Charles Schwab

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Vanguard

Employee Ratings

  • Charles Schwab scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 2461 reviews)
Charles Schwab employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 2486 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Charles Schwab employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Charles Schwab employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Charles Schwab employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Charles Schwab Ceo Walt Bettinger II
88%
88%Walt Bettinger II
Charles Schwab employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Vanguard Ceo Tim Buckley
71%
71%Tim Buckley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Charles Schwab employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
50%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
53%

Salaries

Vanguard has 1 more total submitted salaries than Charles Schwab.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Quantitative Analyst1 Salaries
A$120,000/yr
PMO Manager1 Salaries
A$110/hr
Solutions Architect1 Salaries
A$125,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Portfolio Manager1 Salaries
A$234,058/yr
Senior Product Manager1 Salaries
A$215,000/yr
Senior Business Analyst1 Salaries
A$143,358/yr

What Employees Say

  • Vanguard had 226 more reviews than Charles Schwab that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Vanguard had 89 more reviews than Charles Schwab that mentioned "Call center" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 218 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 143 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 444 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 294 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Call center"(in 128 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 52 reviews)
Cons
"Call center"(in 217 reviews)
"Entry level"(in 73 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Equity Analyst

I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Lots of great people and opportunities within many ares of finance.

Cons

Like any large, conservative company, things can move a bit slower than is ideal.

Advice to Management

Be willing to expand the business more outside of domestic US operations.

"Product"7 Dec 2018

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Vanguard full-time

Pros

Great culture and client driven mission

Cons

Nothing that jumps out

Job Postings

Charles Schwab has 1,110 more recently posted open jobs than Vanguard.