Compare Morgan Stanley vs Goldman Sachs BETA

See how working at Morgan Stanley vs. Goldman Sachs 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 Morgan Stanley vs. Goldman Sachs. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Morgan Stanley

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Goldman Sachs

Employee Ratings

  • Morgan Stanley scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 7200 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6065 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.0
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
90%
90%James P. Gorman
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Goldman Sachs has 34 more total submitted salaries than Morgan Stanley.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst3 Salaries
A$124,660/yr
Private Wealth Manager1 Salaries
A$128,869/yr
Operations Analyst2 Salaries
A$63,282/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst13 Salaries
A$108,394/yr
Investment Banking Analyst11 Salaries
A$111,960/yr
Vice President3 Salaries
A$151,126/yr

What Employees Say

  • Morgan Stanley had 177 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Goldman Sachs had 312 more reviews than Morgan Stanley that mentioned "Working hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 557 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 440 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 639 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 263 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 165 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 127 reviews)
Cons
"Working hours"(in 477 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 282 reviews)
Featured Review
"n"26 Jun 2020

Former Employee - Concrete Formwork Stripper

I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

Pros

great safe good pay and fun

Cons

tiring hard to find work life balance

"Great firm"2 May 2020

Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst

I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Smartest people in finance and law

Cons

Long hours and tough expectations

Advice to Management

Better work life balance

Job Postings

Morgan Stanley has 50 more recently posted open jobs than Goldman Sachs.