Compare Goldman Sachs vs McKinsey & Company BETA

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

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McKinsey & Company

Employee Ratings

  • McKinsey & Company scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6052 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 4027 reviews)
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.5
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
4.1
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.4
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
McKinsey & Company Ceo Kevin Sneader
96%
96%Kevin Sneader
McKinsey & Company employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
McKinsey & Company employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
85%
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged £18,701 higher than McKinsey & Company.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate106 Salaries
£75,793/yr
Analyst153 Salaries
£51,962/yr
Executive Director53 Salaries
£105,336/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate69 Salaries
£87,581/yr
Analyst6 Salaries
£43,893/yr
Business Analyst48 Salaries
£45,514/yr

What Employees Say

  • Goldman Sachs had 408 more reviews than McKinsey & Company that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • Goldman Sachs had 121 more reviews than McKinsey & Company that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 639 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 263 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 231 reviews)
"Great place"(in 137 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 476 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 283 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 162 reviews)
"Lots of travel"(in 155 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 - PTA

I have been working at McKinsey & Company part-time for less than a year

Pros

can learn a lot from the work experience

Cons

I have not found yet

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 896 more recently posted open jobs than McKinsey & Company.