Compare Barclays vs HSBC BETA

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

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HSBC

Employee Ratings

  • Barclays scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 11428 reviews)
Barclays employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than HSBC employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 16804 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo Jes Staley
88%
88%Jes Staley
Barclays employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than HSBC employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
HSBC Ceo Noel Quinn
82%
82%Noel Quinn
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Barclays employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than HSBC employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Barclays employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than HSBC employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

Barclays has 3,501 more total submitted salaries than HSBC.
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£87,990/yr
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£42,651/yr
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What Employees Say

  • HSBC had 360 more reviews than Barclays that mentioned "Good working environment" as a Pro.
  • HSBC had 75 more reviews than Barclays that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1110 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 450 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 344 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 213 reviews)
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 348 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 288 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great employer"20 Oct 2021

Current Employee - Client Experience Manager

I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

sharepurchase, sharesave, holiday, and great benefits package

Cons

Limited talent retention for employees

"Great Emoliyer"27 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Secure, plenty benefits even for entry level roles and strong culture and values

Cons

Average Pay in comparison to other high street banks

Job Postings

HSBC has 1,752 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.