Compare Goldman Sachs vs Barclays BETA

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

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Barclays

Employee Ratings

  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barclays scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6067 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 7192 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Barclays employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
Goldman Sachs employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo Jes Staley
82%
82%Jes Staley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Barclays has 3,394 more total submitted salaries than Goldman Sachs.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst154 Salaries
£51,498/yr
Executive Director53 Salaries
£105,336/yr
Associate106 Salaries
£75,793/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst156 Salaries
£42,780/yr
Vice President241 Salaries
£87,581/yr
Associate Director29 Salaries
£47,811/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Barclays.
  • Barclays had 19 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 639 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 263 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 936 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 477 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 282 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 301 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 205 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Vice President

I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

Pros

you can learn a lot from other people

Cons

multi tasks at the same time and sharp deadline

Current Employee - Director Risk

I have been working at Barclays full-time

Pros

Autonomous, progressive leadership, dynamic working

Cons

Intense work culture, high expectations

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 2,022 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.