Compare PIMCO vs BlackRock BETA

See how working at PIMCO vs. BlackRock 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 PIMCO vs. BlackRock. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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PIMCO

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BlackRock

Employee Ratings

  • PIMCO scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • BlackRock scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % 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)
3.7
(based on 338 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2283 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.7
BlackRock employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than PIMCO employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
PIMCO employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than BlackRock employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.7
BlackRock employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than PIMCO employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.5
BlackRock employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than PIMCO employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.0
BlackRock employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than PIMCO employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
PIMCO Ceo Emmanuel Roman
83%
83%Emmanuel Roman
CEO Approval
BlackRock Ceo Laurence D. Fink
93%
93%Laurence D. Fink
BlackRock employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than PIMCO employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
BlackRock employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than PIMCO employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
BlackRock employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than PIMCO employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, PIMCO salaries averaged £8,012 higher than BlackRock.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate8 Salaries
£54,527/yr
Analyst4 Salaries
£47,288/yr
Vice President5 Salaries
£105,497/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate103 Salaries
£53,911/yr
Analyst81 Salaries
£44,255/yr
Vice President63 Salaries
£85,110/yr

What Employees Say

  • BlackRock had 108 more reviews than PIMCO that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • BlackRock had 163 more reviews than PIMCO that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • BlackRock had 107 more reviews than PIMCO that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 44 reviews)
"Fixed income"(in 15 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 215 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 152 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 34 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 197 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 134 reviews)
Featured Review
"Fine"2 Jun 2020

Former Contractor - Marketing Assistant

I worked at PIMCO

Pros

Enjoyed the work life balance

Cons

Hours were long for me

Current Employee - Director, IT

I have been working at BlackRock full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great Culture - Flexible & Supportive Lots of Innovation New Technologies

Cons

Can be difficult to climb ladder

Job Postings

PIMCO has 166 more recently posted open jobs than BlackRock.