Compare AQR Capital Management vs D. E. Shaw Research BETA

See how D. E. Shaw Research vs. AQR Capital Management compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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AQR Capital Management

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 92 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 16 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
5.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
AQR Capital Management Ceo Cliff Asness, Ph.D.
83%
83%Cliff Asness, Ph.D.
CEO Approval
D. E. Shaw Research Ceo David E. Shaw
100%
100%David E. Shaw
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
55%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst13 Salaries
$107,911/yr
Associate18 Salaries
$129,051/yr
Software Engineer7 Salaries
$132,039/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Scientist18 Salaries
$264,884/yr
Scientific Associate5 Salaries
$140,089/yr
Research Engineer2 Salaries
$186,049/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Free lunch"(in 9 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 8 reviews)
There are no reviews matching this company.
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 6 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Current Employee

I have been working at AQR Capital Management full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

- Some of the smartest and kindest people you will ever work for/with in your career. - Always something to learn @ AQR, and always someone willing to teach it to you. - Opportunities for career... advancement - strong internal mobility - Strong focus on clients and its fiduciary duties. - Collaborative environment

Cons

- Commute to NYC, but you get used to it and make good use of the time on the train.

Advice to Management

- Continue to invest in employees.

Current Employee - Research Engineer

I have been working at D. E. Shaw Research full-time

Pros

- Health insurance - Vacation/time off - Collaboration - Opportunities to attend conferences

Cons

- Competitive within team - Sharp divide between management and other staff

Job Postings