Compare Goldman Sachs vs BlackRock BETA

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

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BlackRock

Employee Ratings

  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
  • BlackRock scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6038 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2283 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than BlackRock employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than BlackRock employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.7
BlackRock employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
BlackRock Ceo Laurence D. Fink
93%
93%Laurence D. Fink
BlackRock employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
BlackRock employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged £16,605 higher than BlackRock.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst153 Salaries
£51,962/yr
Associate106 Salaries
£75,793/yr
Executive Director53 Salaries
£105,336/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst81 Salaries
£44,255/yr
Associate103 Salaries
£53,911/yr
Vice President63 Salaries
£85,110/yr

What Employees Say

  • Goldman Sachs had 485 more reviews than BlackRock that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • Goldman Sachs had 149 more reviews than BlackRock that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 637 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 263 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 215 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 152 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 476 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 283 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 197 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 134 reviews)
Featured Review
"Goldman"20 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

The pay, benefits, the people and culture

Cons

Non everything is great. Worklife balance is an issue but when you sign into goldman you know what you are getting yourself into.

Advice to Management

non

Current Employee - Director, IT

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

Pros

Great Culture - Flexible & Supportive Lots of Innovation New Technologies

Cons

Can be difficult to climb ladder

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 2,273 more recently posted open jobs than BlackRock.