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 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barclays scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 9815 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 11485 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
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
3.6
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
84%
84%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo Jes Staley
88%
88%Jes Staley
Barclays employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Barclays employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged £25,226 higher than Barclays.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst303 Salaries
£52,052/yr
Vice President108 Salaries
£113,291/yr
Associate207 Salaries
£80,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst287 Salaries
£43,027/yr
Vice President382 Salaries
£86,656/yr
Intern58 Salaries
£39,984/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
"Tech Job"19 Oct 2021

Former Employee - Technology Analyst

I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good entry-level salary and a great culture for tech people.

Cons

The job may become tedious with time.

Current Intern - Technology Development Intern

I have been working at Barclays for less than a year

Pros

Good working hours, interesting project, no pressure or stress

Cons

not too many opportunities to grow

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 554 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.