Compare Morgan Stanley vs Goldman Sachs BETA

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

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Goldman Sachs

Employee Ratings

  • Morgan Stanley scored higher in 6 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
  • 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 10199 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 9991 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
93%
93%James P. Gorman
Morgan Stanley employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
83%
83%David M. Solomon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
72%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged £9,380 higher than Morgan Stanley.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst119 Salaries
£51,509/yr
Associate149 Salaries
£67,351/yr
Vice President149 Salaries
£101,508/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst323 Salaries
£52,738/yr
Associate214 Salaries
£80,876/yr
Vice President113 Salaries
£114,894/yr

What Employees Say

  • Morgan Stanley had 171 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Goldman Sachs had 343 more reviews than Morgan Stanley that mentioned "Working hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 625 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 490 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 719 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 319 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 249 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
"Working hours"(in 592 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 358 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 - Investment Banking Analyst

I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good Pay, Good experience, Lot of learning

Cons

Very long hours , constant pressure

Job Postings

Morgan Stanley has 1,565 more recently posted open jobs than Goldman Sachs.