Compare Morgan Stanley vs Bank of America BETA

See how working at Morgan Stanley vs. Bank of America 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 Morgan Stanley vs. Bank of America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Morgan Stanley

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Bank of America

Employee Ratings

  • Morgan Stanley scored higher in 3 areas: Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Bank of America scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Culture & Values 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 9012 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 25864 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Bank of America employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.8
Bank of America employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
95%
95%James P. Gorman
CEO Approval
Bank of America Ceo Brian T. Moynihan
93%
93%Brian T. Moynihan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
76%
Positive Business Outlook
75%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Bank of America salaries averaged £7,568 higher than Morgan Stanley.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President124 Salaries
£100,733/yr
Analyst105 Salaries
£50,511/yr
Associate123 Salaries
£64,464/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President66 Salaries
£95,261/yr
Analyst64 Salaries
£52,812/yr
Associate31 Salaries
£90,339/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Morgan Stanley.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Bank of America.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Morgan Stanley.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Bank of America.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 625 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 490 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2651 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1642 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 249 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 652 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 508 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"14 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Associate

I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Meritocracy with amazing colleagues and roles

Cons

Very large so avoid getting silo'd

"Thumbs up"11 May 2021

Current Employee - Talent Operations Lead

I have been working at Bank of America full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Good benefits at this company

Cons

Risk averse company and change is difficult

Job Postings

Morgan Stanley has 2,893 more recently posted open jobs than Bank of America.