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 2 areas: Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 7252 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6104 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.0
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
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
3.4
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
91%
91%James P. Gorman
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged £4,990 higher than Morgan Stanley.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst71 Salaries
£50,131/yr
Associate80 Salaries
£66,331/yr
Vice President73 Salaries
£102,068/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst155 Salaries
£51,962/yr
Associate108 Salaries
£75,793/yr
Executive Director54 Salaries
£105,745/yr

What Employees Say

  • Morgan Stanley had 179 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Goldman Sachs had 313 more reviews than Morgan Stanley that mentioned "Working hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 559 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 445 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 638 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 266 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 166 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 128 reviews)
Cons
"Working hours"(in 479 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 283 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

Former Intern - Investment Banking Summer Analyst

I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

Pros

- Interned in LevFin, got lucky with a good group

Cons

- Being virtual meant it always felt like I was inconveniencing the seniors by asking for their time for virtual networking chats

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 224 more recently posted open jobs than Morgan Stanley.