Compare Barclays vs Citi BETA

See how working at Barclays vs. Citi 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 Barclays vs. Citi. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Barclays

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Citi

Employee Ratings

  • Barclays scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Citi scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 9549 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 18699 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Barclays employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Citi employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo Jes Staley
88%
88%Jes Staley
CEO Approval
Citi Ceo Jane Fraser
93%
93%Jane Fraser
Citi employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
65%
Positive Business Outlook
67%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Citi salaries averaged £13,881 higher than Barclays.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President328 Salaries
£86,743/yr
Analyst235 Salaries
£43,000/yr
Community Banker - Essential Banking277 Salaries
£18,292/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President186 Salaries
£87,513/yr
Analyst117 Salaries
£50,368/yr
Investment Banking Analyst47 Salaries
£51,798/yr

What Employees Say

  • Citi had 195 more reviews than Barclays that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Barclays.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Citi.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1110 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1305 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 761 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 344 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 213 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 928 reviews)
"Long working hours"(in 614 reviews)
Featured Review
"Nice"26 Apr 2021

Former Employee - Software Engineer

I worked at Barclays full-time

Pros

It is a nice place to work

Cons

Days can sometimes be long

Current Employee - Vice President

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

Pros

Excellent benefits and working enviroment

Cons

can't think of something negative

Job Postings

Citi has 7,969 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.