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 3 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 7434 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6333 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
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
3.5
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
92%
92%James P. Gorman
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
69%

Salaries

Goldman Sachs has 34 more total submitted salaries than Morgan Stanley.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst3 Salaries
A$125,099/yr
Private Wealth Manager1 Salaries
A$129,323/yr
Operations Analyst2 Salaries
A$63,506/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst13 Salaries
A$108,776/yr
Investment Banking Analyst11 Salaries
A$113,928/yr
Vice President3 Salaries
A$151,659/yr

What Employees Say

  • Morgan Stanley had 173 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Goldman Sachs had 337 more reviews than Morgan Stanley that mentioned "Working hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 564 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 451 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 656 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 278 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 167 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 131 reviews)
Cons
"Working hours"(in 504 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 299 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Global network unmatched in terms of reach

Cons

Hours could be brutal at times

"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 668 more recently posted open jobs than Goldman Sachs.