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 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barclays scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 1 area: % 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 7732 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 7879 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.9
Barclays employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
93%
93%James P. Gorman
Morgan Stanley employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo Jes Staley
85%
85%Jes Staley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
59%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Morgan Stanley salaries averaged £16,413 higher than Barclays.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President80 Salaries
£102,564/yr
Analyst76 Salaries
£50,461/yr
Associate89 Salaries
£65,597/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President266 Salaries
£87,637/yr
Analyst174 Salaries
£41,483/yr
Intern31 Salaries
£40,262/yr

What Employees Say

  • Barclays had 465 more reviews than Morgan Stanley that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Barclays had 79 more reviews than Morgan Stanley that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 577 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 465 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1042 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 233 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 130 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 326 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 209 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Associate

I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

They are full of brilliant people and share solid values and work ethics.

Cons

Long working hours are frequent

Current Employee - Director Risk

I have been working at Barclays full-time

Pros

Autonomous, progressive leadership, dynamic working

Cons

Intense work culture, high expectations

Job Postings

Morgan Stanley has 2,225 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.