TD Ameritrade
3.2 of 5 273 reviews
www.tdameritrade.com Omaha, NE 5000+ Employees

TD Ameritrade Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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3.2 273 reviews

                             

70% Approve of the CEO

TD Ameritrade President, CEO & Director Fred Tomczyk

Fred Tomczyk

(148 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Work-life balance is good if you want to leave the office promptly at 5"
    in 16 reviews
  • "Great benefits outside of salary"
    in 17 reviews
Cons:
  • "Little opportunity for advancement without relocating to Texas or Omaha where the headquarters are"
    in 8 reviews
  • "Technical side upper management doesn't always know what is going on"
    in 12 reviews
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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TD Ameritrade for less than a year

ProsPeople are laid back. My teammates are awesome. Management does a good job. A lot of events. Cafeteria food taste pretty good and is pretty cheap. You can get a lot of free stuff, if you are good at your job. Popcorn Wednesdays.

ConsOnly having 30 minutes for lunch. It flies by way too fast. Bathrooms are always closed because they are getting cleaned. It always seems to be the one you go to. The desks are too small.

Advice to Senior ManagementNot interested in bi-weekly coaching sessions.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing company. 10/10 would apply again!

Software Support Engineer I (Current Employee)
Omaha, NE

I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time for more than a year

ProsThe benefits are outstanding, and the people were great to work with.

ConsVery complicated environment, which can be intimidating to new hires.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your direct reports. They do the work, so they have their ears close to the ground.

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Fun, fast paced and educational

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time

Proscompetitive salary, fun atmosphere,

Consupward mobility limited, job limitations due to extremely high compliance

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I worked at TD Ameritrade

ProsGreat company, great values, customer centric, good place to work for employees as well, I would highly recommend working here.

ConsGreat company, great values, customer centric, good place to work for employees as well, I would highly recommend working here.

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Supportive Environment in a Competitive Business

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time for more than 3 years

ProsWork/life balance is possible, managers work hard to support employees, most large office locations are beautiful and equipped to support employees (gym, cafeteria), support services are well-staffed and work to respond quickly and thoroughly, goals are clear, compensation is good, managers trained to coach employees to help them succeed, I really love working at TDA

ConsCompany culture not comfortable with quick innovative changes, can be a bit too conservative in approach at times

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing, creating an environment and culture that makes employees happy will result in happy clients

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Learned a lot, but TD will always be minor leagues of financial services

Senior Manager (Former Employee)
Fort Worth, TX

I worked at TD Ameritrade full-time for more than 5 years

ProsDefinitely some good and professional people. Also, if you like working for an underdog, TD is constantly trying to nip at the heels of the Schwabs and Fidelities of the world. Access to very good trading education for those who desire to trade stocks and options.

ConsThe C suite condones a lot of the clique executive management behavior. I've seen a lot of really good people pushed out because of a small group of holier than thou execs who don't/won't demonstrate managerial courage. If you want a place where exec management subscribes to the group-think means of organizational development, work here.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet some back bone. Stop being influenced by every piece of critical feedback you receive. Have conversations about issues and people concerns in an authentic and on the table manner. No more backhanded comments - tell it like it is, that's what people want and expect. Exec management, act like adults and stop the gossipy, clicky behavior.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Just a job.

Transfer Analyst (Former Employee)
Fort Worth, TX

I worked at TD Ameritrade full-time for more than a year

ProsJust a job to get the bills paid. Nothing more...

ConsAdvancements aren't based off of experience, education or job knowledge.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great company that is slowly cutting annual salary

New Client Consultant (Current Employee)
Omaha, NE

I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time for more than a year

Pros401k, dental, vison, gym reimbursement, tuition reimbursement

ConsSlowly paying less for performance or not keeping up with inflation

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I worked at TD Ameritrade

ProsDecent pay if you do well

ConsConstant sales and bad managers

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Information Technology Associate (Former Employee)
Omaha, NE

I worked at TD Ameritrade full-time for more than a year

ProsIt's basically an 8 hour a day, 5 day a week job.

ConsBoring.... The IT Management team is absolutely horrid. No regard for staffing needs, technology, or what actually needs to be done.

Advice to Senior ManagementWhy bother? You won't listen anyway.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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