Compare Goldman Sachs vs Bank of America BETA

See how working at Goldman Sachs vs. Bank of America 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 Goldman Sachs vs. Bank of America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Goldman Sachs

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Bank of America

Employee Ratings

  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Bank of America scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6125 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 22344 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Bank of America employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.6
Bank of America employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
91%
91%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
Bank of America Ceo Brian T. Moynihan
89%
89%Brian T. Moynihan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Bank of America employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Positive Business Outlook
67%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged £3,701 higher than Bank of America.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst156 Salaries
£51,688/yr
Associate110 Salaries
£76,402/yr
Executive Director54 Salaries
£106,860/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst45 Salaries
£52,203/yr
Associate17 Salaries
£79,803/yr
Vice President47 Salaries
£91,842/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Bank of America.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Bank of America.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 641 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 266 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2486 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1524 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 480 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 283 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 599 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 492 reviews)
Featured Review
"Best M&A"7 Aug 2020

Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate

I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

Pros

Brand, deals, experience, smart colleagues

Cons

The hours are extremely difficult as expected, with Sunday usually a working day

Current Contractor - Analyst

I have been working at Bank of America

Pros

Helpful and friendly colleagues throughout the organisation

Cons

Never had any issues at all

Advice to Management

N/A

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 97 more recently posted open jobs than Bank of America.