TD Ameritrade Reviews

Updated March 20, 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
  • No sick pay, multiple upper management positions for single teams, TPS reports (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. 1 person found this helpful

    Great place to work. Tons of flexibility and autonomy.

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    Current Employee - Human Resource Relationship Manager in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Human Resource Relationship Manager in Omaha, NE

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

    Pros

    Fantastic work environment. Employees at all levels truly live the core values.

    Cons

    Too many reports and too many meetings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find more opportunities to seek out feedback from employees at all levels. Implement 360 degree feedback.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. customer rep

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TD Ameritrade

    Pros

    the culture of office is great, people are nice and professional.

    Cons

    need to stick the time schedule due to call center

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3. OK

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TD Ameritrade

    Pros

    Great place to start and learn

    Cons

    Starting salary was way too low.

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  5. review

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    Current Employee - Business Development Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Business Development Specialist in Washington, DC

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade

    Pros

    incredible staff and manager to work with

    Cons

    commute to work is bad

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Good Overall Experience

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    Former Employee - Asset Transfers Representative in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Asset Transfers Representative in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at TD Ameritrade

    Pros

    Direct Managers are great, great company name/reputation, overtime opportunities, coworkers

    Cons

    Office politics, Temp employee structure for cheap labor, robotic work, upper management, pay, interview style is a joke

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider making hiring decisions based on temporary employees who are proving to be efficient, making numbers, and going above and beyond rather than hiring incompetent individuals from outside the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Tech Department is good to work at

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Jersey City, NJ

    I worked at TD Ameritrade as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    I was only a temporary intern but I was given mentorship and decent amount of responsibility considering my experience. My manager was very flexible with hours I put so if I was late, all I had to do was make up the time afterwords.
    Since I was a temp though I don't have too much insight on training full time employees get along with their time off policies

    Cons

    A temp intern won't face too much cons here.
    Some days work was a bit slow so it got boring.
    Pay for intern was kind of on the low side.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The CTO and the rest of the leadership in the Tech section were very good leaders. Please continue on what you are doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Nice company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade

    Pros

    People are nice, culture is laid back yet aggressive

    Cons

    Technology is a constant challenge

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train employees more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. This was an excellent first internship experience that taught me about how a company of 60,000 employees worked.

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    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in Omaha, NE
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in Omaha, NE

    I worked at TD Ameritrade as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Positive environment, very nice co-workers. I learned a lot about how a large business worked but not as much about the industry I want to go into.

    Cons

    As an intern (probably not super qualified for the job coming in) I was intimidated by experienced people who spoke in very technical finance lingo. I wished this job was more of an educational experience rather than answering the phones. I think their goal in having interns answer the phones was pretty much to alleviate call volume coming in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None - all experiences with them were positive

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10. Time to Move On

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    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The salary is decent though it took a while to get it. I get more time off than i need. Good combination of daily work along with special projects to break the day to day grind.

    Cons

    Realistically you max out at around a 2% to 3% bump in base pay every year which hardly keeps pace with inflation. I do not see a path forward if i wished to increase my salary by 20 to 30 percent without going into management.

    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. The company was a pretty good to work for but the job was not good.

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    Former Employee - Financial Representative in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Financial Representative in Omaha, NE

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

    Pros

    Good company and good benefits.

    Cons

    Bad hours, not great pay

    Doesn't Recommend

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