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 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barclays scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 7810 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 8824 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.8
Barclays employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo Jes Staley
88%
88%Jes Staley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
62%

Salaries

Barclays has 4,475 more total submitted salaries than Goldman Sachs.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst223 Salaries
£51,475/yr
Executive Director77 Salaries
£106,283/yr
Investment Banking Analyst57 Salaries
£51,779/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst210 Salaries
£43,560/yr
Vice President305 Salaries
£87,345/yr
Community Banker - Essential Banking221 Salaries
£17,770/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Barclays.
  • Goldman Sachs had 14 more reviews than Barclays that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 719 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 319 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1110 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 592 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 358 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 344 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 213 reviews)
Featured Review
"good"5 Mar 2021

Former Intern - Student

I worked at Goldman Sachs

Pros

Excellent working environment and pay.

Cons

Very few cons to the job, it was excellent.

Former Employee - Barclays Finance

I worked at Barclays full-time

Pros

Great benefits, great opportunities for rotation and a lot of responsibility.

Cons

None. It has been a great learning opportunity.

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 3,249 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.