T. Rowe Price

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T. Rowe Price Reviews

Updated December 10, 2014
Updated December 10, 2014
287 Reviews
3.6
287 Reviews
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T. Rowe Price President, CEO, and Director James A. C. Kennedy
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company offers great work life balance, benefits, stock purchasing, etc (in 25 reviews)

  • Great benefits and comfortable work environment (in 38 reviews)


Cons
  • headset policy is cumbersome, even for a call center) (in 15 reviews)

  • Impact to ability to have appropriate work life balance (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Retirement Specialist

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retirement Specialist in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - Retirement Specialist in Owings Mills, MD

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price

    Pros

    Great benefits, professional and friendly culture, room for growth. Professional and self-development is important to leadership. Great place to start your career. Great training programs.

    Cons

    Low Salary. I think it is sad they are an investment firm that teach about the importance of out pacing inflation and annual merit increases are lower than 3%. You can not out pace inflation by staying in a position for longer than a year. You have to move around the company to have a significant salary increase. This makes it hard for leadership because of the turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You will need to increase annual merit increases if you want to retain talent.

    Recommends
  2.  

    Lots of phone calls

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price

    Pros

    Great people, good benefits available

    Cons

    Customer service job, on the phone all day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great benefits, low starting salary.

    Current Employee - PSC Associate in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - PSC Associate in Owings Mills, MD

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time

    Pros

    Benefits package, company values, tuition assistance

    Cons

    Able to move / grow within the company, but it's who you know.

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  5.  

    Great place to start!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Intern in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Operations Intern in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Salary is not the best.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Generous company, NICE people, lots of politics

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technology Integrator in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - Technology Integrator in Owings Mills, MD

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Really nice people, generous vacation time and very understanding when personal issues arise.
    They have given me a great and challenging project because I have the right skills, behaviors and history. Have not pushed back at all.

    Cons

    Politics abound. Other groups try to stall resources and projects. Names of divisions change constantly so this adds to confusion. A bit of Nation-Building going on, as best that can happen in a small mid/size company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some Standard Operation Models in place and stick to them. Have patience, it takes awhile for them to settle in. Nothing is perfect at first, so give it time and trust your teams.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    I am thankful for all of the learning and growing opportunities!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at T. Rowe Price

    Pros

    If you are driven and are willing to take the initiative, TRP will definitely help you pursue opportunities within the firm. The company provides great training opportunities. The corporate training courses are beneficial professionally and personally. They definitely provide some of the best benefits too.

    Cons

    Honestly, I've never really had a bad experience. Sometimes the moral of the departments could be negative, but i feel like you have to factor in individual attitudes as well.

  8.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mutual Fund Accounting Associate in Owings, MD
    Current Employee - Mutual Fund Accounting Associate in Owings, MD

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Growth opportunities and much training, free gym

    Cons

    The definition of repetitive, early hours

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good Job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time

    Pros

    This is a great place to work if you are starting out, there is a lot of opportunity to move around the company and there is a lot of training.

    Cons

    Some departments are not efficiently run

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great place to start career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price

    Pros

    Work/Life balance
    Support for growth
    Friendly atmosphere
    Collegiate environment

    Cons

    The raises could be higher

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good starter job

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Solutions Analyst in Owings Mills, MD
    Former Employee - Solutions Analyst in Owings Mills, MD

    I worked at T. Rowe Price full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and beautiful,wooded Owings Mills campus with onsite cafeterias and fitness center. Friendly employees with some great underlying talent.

    Cons

    Talent not recognized if it doesn't fit in exactly with management styles. Good starter company to learn the basics, but don't stay too long, you'll stall out your career. I waited too long to find that out. As the saying goes "You don't leave a company, you leave a manager."

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees and never forget Thomas Rowe Price's principle of "Take care of your customers and they will take care of you." The mission is becoming diluted and personal and divergent missions have taken over.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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