CME Group Reviews

Updated 27 Jan 2021

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3.6
61%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
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CME Group Chairman and CEO Terry Duffy
Terry Duffy
150 Ratings
Pros
  • "Best reasons to work here was the amazing work life balance and support from the senior members of the team(in 116 reviews)

  • "nice company to work , good benefits(in 52 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company overall"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CME Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    reputable company with great benefits, a lot of good resources, nice work environment, solid pay and incentives

    Cons

    Implementation/migration of new tools can be slow, but thats because the company and system is so large

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at CME Group full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits I would say

    Cons

    None that i can think of


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great Experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Finance Internship in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends

    I worked at CME Group full-time

    Pros

    The staff there are really friendly and supportive The Internship was very well organised and developed many skills while working there. Great working environment

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons.

  4. "X"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at CME Group full-time

    Pros

    Good people and experience gained

    Cons

    Little progression and very corporate

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CME Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    big company with some good benefits

    Cons

    none that i can think of

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, culture. Approachable management.

    Cons

    Heavily process driven. Slightly archaic WFH policy

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Friendly staff and good management"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Belfast, Northern Ireland

    I worked at CME Group full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff and good management

    Cons

    It is a good place to work, no complaints

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Compensated work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CME Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Whatever you do,you are well compensated.

    Cons

    Would have been nice if the management change once in awhile,to learn new ways from different managers.

  9. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England

    I have been working at CME Group full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, good tech, stable company

    Cons

    Too much Red tape, some poor strategic decisions in technology

  10. COVID-19
    Helpful (1)

    "Horrid Shift in Culture"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CME Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very lax, as long as you talk well in meetings you'll be seen as shining

    Cons

    Micromanagement on work but career progression management show little to no interest unless you're in the clique Absolutely no communication between management and staff Training reserved for the golden few Projects micromanaged, zero autonomy for teams No payrises or promotions due to Covid even though still making large profits

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