Compare Charles Schwab vs Principal Financial Group BETA

See how Principal Financial Group vs. Charles Schwab compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Charles Schwab

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 2378 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 807 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Charles Schwab Ceo Walt Bettinger II
86%
86%Walt Bettinger II
CEO Approval
Principal Financial Group Ceo Daniel J. Houston
91%
91%Daniel J. Houston
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
61%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Managing Director130 Salaries
$165,059/yr
Registered Representative110 Salaries
$43,302/yr
Relationship Specialist58 Salaries
$44,876/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Director, Management90 Salaries
$158,003/yr
Financial Advisor18 Salaries
$63,271/yr
Call Center Representative22 Salaries
$33,255/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 211 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 137 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 188 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 57 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Call center"(in 124 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 51 reviews)
Cons
"Des moines"(in 35 reviews)
"No cons"(in 18 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Registered Representative

I worked at Charles Schwab full-time for more than a year

Pros

I was able to develop a very broad base of financial planning knowledge. Wonderful career development potential.

Cons

Highly regimented day. Dealing with call center clients can be very challenging.

"Best First Job"Feb 12, 2020

Former Employee - Photographer

I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

flexible hours, amazing salary, great co-workers, in the field of which I studied.

Cons

9-5. Not much creativity needed.

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