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, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barclays scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 9263 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 9903 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.6
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
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
95%
95%James P. Gorman
Morgan Stanley employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo Jes Staley
88%
88%Jes Staley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
65%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Morgan Stanley salaries averaged £18,613 higher than Barclays.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President129 Salaries
£101,651/yr
Analyst108 Salaries
£50,825/yr
Investment Banking Analyst43 Salaries
£54,419/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President344 Salaries
£88,385/yr
Analyst246 Salaries
£43,857/yr
Community Banker - Essential Banking293 Salaries
£18,814/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

Current Employee - Project Manager

I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great leaders, pay and benefits. A lot of support and opportunities available to shape an amazing career. Encouraged to develop yourself and support your community / charities that matter to you.

Cons

Typical corporate environment, can be slow to change and political at times

Advice to Management

Listen to colleagues and keep challenging the status quo

Job Postings

Morgan Stanley has 1,506 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.