Compare Fidelity Investments vs Vanguard BETA

See how working at Fidelity Investments vs. Vanguard 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 Fidelity Investments vs. Vanguard. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Fidelity Investments

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Employee Ratings

  • Fidelity Investments scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 11149 reviews)
Fidelity Investments employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 4213 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Fidelity Investments employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Fidelity Investments employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Fidelity Investments employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Fidelity Investments employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Fidelity Investments employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Fidelity Investments Ceo Abby Johnson
95%
95%Abby Johnson
Fidelity Investments employees rated their CEO Approval 27% higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Vanguard Ceo Tim Buckley
68%
68%Tim Buckley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Fidelity Investments employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Fidelity Investments employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 27% higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
59%

Salaries

Fidelity Investments has 11,598 more total submitted salaries than Vanguard.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Relationship Advocate628 Salaries
$48,096/yr
Financial Representative729 Salaries
$52,294/yr
Senior Software Engineer448 Salaries
$108,443/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Client Relationship Associate323 Salaries
$48,000/yr
Financial Advisor196 Salaries
$70,000/yr
Software Developer138 Salaries
$80,361/yr

What Employees Say

  • Fidelity Investments had 615 more reviews than Vanguard that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Fidelity Investments had 811 more reviews than Vanguard that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Fidelity Investments.
  • "Vanguard" was the most mentioned Con at Vanguard.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1217 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1208 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 602 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 397 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 266 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 128 reviews)
Cons
"Vanguard"(in 451 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 170 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time for less than a year

Pros

Accommodating, training and growth are big. If you take your development serious it is a good company to be at.

Cons

Networking is key. Must network to have good career development.

Current Employee - Financial Advisor

I have been working at Vanguard full-time

Pros

1. Clear line of communication upwards 2. Relatively efficient 3. Good coaching opportunities 4. Incredible inward mobility opportunities

Cons

1. Slow to innovate/resistant to change 2. Large company so hard to differentiate yourself

Job Postings

Fidelity Investments has 1,678 more recently posted open jobs than Vanguard.
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