State Street Reviews

Updated 3 Jun 2020

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State Street President and CEO Ronald O’Hanley
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Pros
  • "Good Benefits, Low work pressure(in 256 reviews)

  • "Great work environment, it was really easy to ask for help on work even as a high school student(in 217 reviews)

Cons
  • "sometimes long hours during peak periods(in 229 reviews)

  • "low salary comparing other companies(in 108 reviews)

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  1. "Payment Specialist"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    more to learn, Work life balance.

    Cons

    sometimes repetative, long hours, not good remuneration

    State Street2019-08-04
  2. "What can I say..."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Implementation Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance Diversified culture

    Cons

    Salary is below market rate Typical American company with ‘political’ work environment

    State Street2020-03-01
  3. "It's a friendly work environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business in Sydney
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Have very flexible work arrangement

    Cons

    Low bonus and pay rise

    State Street2020-01-24
  4. "State Street"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People are nice and friendly. No hot desking and plenty of space. Clean toilets and showers. Free coffee, tea and biscuits.

    Cons

    Expect long hours and no overtime pay or any benefits.

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    State Street2019-12-11
  5. "End of an era"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Sydney
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexible working arrangements, global organisation that’s allows for good networking.

    Cons

    Offshoring, a great deal of knowledge and experience lost.

    State Street2019-11-15
  6. "Good for entry level"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney

    I worked at State Street full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good for graduate/entry level, most people are nice.

    Cons

    works can be boring as teams are divided by functions. Very hierarchical group.

    State Street2019-08-19
  7. "Accuont Manager"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits ,Good exposure to deal with clients

    Cons

    Too much work load on daily basis

    State Street2019-02-07
  8. "Client Service Officer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Service Officer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Big name to work for, able to learn different knowledge/skills with rotation program(think it’s no more now)

    Cons

    High turnover rate Micromanagement Management playing favourites Office bullying exist with no control from manager/AVP Work/life not balanced Under expected salary

    State Street2019-01-06
  9. "Slow moving Ship"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Officer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Gym subsidy, Educational reimbursement, ability to buy additional leave, increased super including life and TPD insurance that's included.

    Cons

    Super bureaucratic, slow moving, no one takes ownership and shifts blame, APAC is left in the cold regarding head count

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    State Street2018-10-08
  10. "AVOID AT ALL COSTS! Place is a godless hell hole."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate - IMS in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Free fruit and biscuits in pantry.

    Cons

    Undoubtedly, by far the worst company to have ever worked for. Low Pay Long Hours Horrible Management (you're just another number to them) Quiet office - no one speaks to each other. Micromanagement 0 culture! Christmas parties are self funded.. Systems and technology are ARCHAIC!!!! The list goes on and on..

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    State Street2018-11-08
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