TD Ameritrade Reviews

Updated July 3, 2015
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TD Ameritrade President, CEO & Director Fred Tomczyk
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is good if you want to leave the office promptly at 5 (in 21 reviews)

  • Great benefits outside of salary (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Technical side upper management doesn't always know what is going on (in 13 reviews)

  • In our department (Coaching) you are not conservative you might be looked down upon by middle management (in 9 reviews)

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  1. A great Company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, day to day environment is great, pay, people

    Cons

    hard to get into management

    Advice to Management

    PFP program is totally subjective by your manager, this system is very flawed.


  2. Great company

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

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to learn and aquire skills.

    Cons

    Turn around rate, more products


  3. Great place to work!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    TD goes out of its way for its employees. Time off is encouraged and wages are reviewed to the current market periodically.

    Cons

    Work atmosphere can be a little to enthusiastic at times, but really its not a bad thing.


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  5. Love working there, it's a great environment, with room to grow.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Resource Specialist in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Resource Specialist in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and culture. Open door policy with upper management and lots of associate engagement.

    Cons

    Strict day to day schedule with little to no flexibility. On the phone for most of your day.


  6. Great career starter or switching careers.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Training and licenses paid for.

    Cons

    Benefits aren't that great!!! More vacation days.


  7. TD Ameritrade Review

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Support Specialist
    Former Employee - Product Support Specialist

    I worked at TD Ameritrade

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Great management and people
    -Structured processes
    -Opportunity for growth

    Cons

    -Low pay
    -Over exerted
    That's about it.


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    Operations

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at TD Ameritrade as a contractor

    Pros

    great team environment
    decent benefits / bonus

    Cons

    always busy
    sometimes have too few employees which makes unhappy impatient clients
    have to stay late all the time
    must leave TD and come back for a higher paying salary

    Advice to Management

    please stop micromanaging


  9. compensation consulting

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time

    Pros

    culture, innovator, compensation, flat organization, work life balance

    Cons

    not many I can think of


  10. TDA is a great place to start out in the financial industry as the people, culture, and values are fantastic.

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

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The culture and values are fantastic. Very much a performance based culture.

    Cons

    Compensation is good but not industry high.


  11. Investment Services Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade as an intern

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great opportunity to get a job at a huge company!

    Cons

    Interviewing with the STAR method can be difficult to answer questions



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