Compare Edward Jones vs Western & Southern Life BETA

See how Western & Southern Life vs. Edward Jones compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2583 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 362 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Edward Jones Ceo Penny Pennington
96%
96%Penny Pennington
CEO Approval
Western & Southern Life Ceo John F. Barrett
78%
78%John F. Barrett
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Positive Business Outlook
54%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Advisor1058 Salaries
$40,801/yr
Temporary56 Salaries
$31,591/yr
Service Specialist II23 Salaries
$42,510/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Representative136 Salaries
$36,673/yr
Agent3 Salaries
$29,652/yr
Agency Manager4 Salaries
$51,000/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Home office"(in 159 reviews)
"Great training"(in 155 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 27 reviews)
"Training program"(in 19 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Door knocking"(in 172 reviews)
"Door to door"(in 158 reviews)
Cons
"Book of business"(in 21 reviews)
"Micro management"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Financial Advisor

I worked at Edward Jones full-time for more than a year

Pros

Incredible training. Supportive network of advisors. You are given every opportunity to succeed with all the right tools. I was never turned away from another advisor when I needed help.

Cons

Perhaps more emphasis on sales training, and more exposure to the appointment process. Aside from that, I have nothing bad to say about the company. It is just a difficult industry to work in.

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you are doing! Just make sure your new hires are given the opportunity to see first and second appointments, and not just annual review appointments. Maybe provide some additional... sales training as well.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Western & Southern Life full-time for more than a year

Pros

The management is excellent. I started in the customer relations center right out of college and this department gave me a chance to grow. Everyone from your team leaders to assistant managers, and... all the way up have your best interest at heart. Don’t be shy come to management with new ideas. I was able to work hard get myself promoted in the department within my first 8 months. If you’re motivated and want an opportunity to grow, look no further

Cons

Jobs are on the phone but plenty of off the phone work if you work hard.

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you do. You’ve made this place into a very open and trusting department for your associates. All the games and awards show you care. Keep it light, keep it happy, and keep it fun.

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