Compare Bridgewater Associates vs Two Sigma BETA

See how working at Bridgewater Associates vs. Two Sigma 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 Bridgewater Associates vs. Two Sigma. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Bridgewater Associates

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Two Sigma

Employee Ratings

  • Bridgewater Associates scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Two Sigma scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 435 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 104 reviews)
Two Sigma employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Bridgewater Associates employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.7
Bridgewater Associates employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Two Sigma employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.4
Two Sigma employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Bridgewater Associates employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Bridgewater Associates Ceo David McCormick
93%
93%David McCormick
CEO Approval
Two Sigma Ceo David Siegel and John Overdeck
97%
97%David Siegel and John Overdeck
Two Sigma employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Bridgewater Associates employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
% Recommend to a friend
94%
Two Sigma employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Bridgewater Associates employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Two Sigma employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than Bridgewater Associates employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Bridgewater Associates has 182 more total submitted salaries than Two Sigma.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer22 Salaries
$166,205/yr
Investment Associate41 Salaries
$149,607/yr
Management Associate42 Salaries
$119,663/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer191 Salaries
$177,013/yr
Quantitative Researcher48 Salaries
$187,741/yr
Vice President5 Salaries
$181,796/yr

What Employees Say

  • Bridgewater Associates had 41 more reviews than Two Sigma that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Bridgewater Associates.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Two Sigma.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 63 reviews)
"Free food"(in 28 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 22 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 20 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 31 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 18 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 11 reviews)
"Small company"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"Aug 20, 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Bridgewater Associates full-time for less than a year

Pros

Research on global market. Foreign exchange fixed income commodities equity USA global Asian stocks money market mortgage backed securities investment and research

Cons

Long hours of you really like what you are doing. Long commute from New York city. Inconvenience to go and come back

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Two Sigma full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great engineers, a wonderful corporate culture, and interesting work

Cons

Occasional project mismanagement, and administrative burden foisted on engineers

Job Postings

Two Sigma has 191 more recently posted open jobs than Bridgewater Associates.