Compare HSBC vs Citi BETA

See how working at HSBC vs. Citi 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 HSBC vs. Citi. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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HSBC

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Citi

Employee Ratings

  • HSBC scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Citi scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
3.8
(based on 17233 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 21072 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Citi employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than HSBC employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
HSBC Ceo Noel Quinn
83%
83%Noel Quinn
CEO Approval
Citi Ceo Jane Fraser
90%
90%Jane Fraser
Citi employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than HSBC employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Citi employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than HSBC employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Citi employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than HSBC employees rated theirs.

Salaries

HSBC has 3,445 more total submitted salaries than Citi.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Analyst143 Salaries
£47,002/yr
Analyst144 Salaries
£43,700/yr
Associate91 Salaries
£62,009/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President220 Salaries
£89,645/yr
Analyst148 Salaries
£51,556/yr
Associate46 Salaries
£92,047/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at HSBC.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Citi.
  • Citi had 266 more reviews than HSBC that mentioned "Long working hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 450 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1305 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 761 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 348 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 288 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 928 reviews)
"Long working hours"(in 614 reviews)
Featured Review
"Recommended"29 Nov 2021

Current Employee - Banking Complaint Handler

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

Pros

Ask staff what they think of how the company is run Management are supportive Invested significantly with tech at the start of the pandemic to facilitate working from home

Cons

Can't think of any cons

Advice to Management

Keep listening to your staff

"Good"30 Oct 2021

Current Employee - Senior Vice President Compliance

I have been working at Citi full-time

Pros

Good place to work and flexible working arrangements.

Cons

Nothing so far, and supportive. Natural promotion in some lines of defence would be recommended.

Job Postings

Citi has 20,308 more recently posted open jobs than HSBC.