Compare American Express vs Goldman Sachs BETA

See how working at American Express vs. Goldman Sachs compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at American Express vs. Goldman Sachs. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Express

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Goldman Sachs

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 8009 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6487 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 1.2 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
91%
91%David M. Solomon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
70%

Salaries

Goldman Sachs has 4,219 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst60 Salaries
$74,096/yr
Director219 Salaries
$151,012/yr
Team Leader49 Salaries
$58,471/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst1436 Salaries
$77,870/yr
Vice President832 Salaries
$172,369/yr
Associate839 Salaries
$105,706/yr

What Employees Say

  • American Express had 118 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Goldman Sachs.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 396 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 356 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 656 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 278 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 282 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 160 reviews)
Cons
"Working hours"(in 504 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 299 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Travel Consultant

I worked at American Express full-time for less than a year

Pros

They really care about their employees, great pay, great benefits and great company values that they uphold.

Cons

I really can't think of any cons about the company.

Advice to Management

Management is very supportive. I have no advice to give but to keep up the great work managers.

Current Employee - Internal Audit Analyst

I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

Pros

Great company to work for

Cons

Long hours but that's about it

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 1,981 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.