Compare Morgan Stanley vs Barclays BETA

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

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Barclays

Employee Ratings

  • Morgan Stanley scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barclays scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 10230 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 11717 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.8
Barclays employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
93%
93%James P. Gorman
Morgan Stanley employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo C.S. Venkatakrishnan
90%
90%C.S. Venkatakrishnan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Morgan Stanley salaries averaged £16,322 higher than Barclays.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President150 Salaries
£100,754/yr
Analyst119 Salaries
£51,509/yr
Associate149 Salaries
£67,351/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President395 Salaries
£88,048/yr
Analyst306 Salaries
£42,612/yr
Intern60 Salaries
£39,987/yr

What Employees Say

  • Barclays had 485 more reviews than Morgan Stanley that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Barclays had 81 more reviews than Morgan Stanley that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 625 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 490 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1110 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 249 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 344 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 213 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

Former Intern - Technology Analyst

I worked at Barclays for less than a year

Pros

Super Friendly line managers and remuneration. Engaging tasks.

Cons

Some software issues due to covid-19

Job Postings

Morgan Stanley has 1,823 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.