Compare Goldman Sachs vs Bank of America BETA

See how working at Goldman Sachs vs. Bank of America 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 Goldman Sachs vs. Bank of America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Goldman Sachs

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Bank of America

Employee Ratings

  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Bank of America scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 6788 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 23254 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Bank of America employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.7
Bank of America employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
Bank of America Ceo Brian T. Moynihan
92%
92%Brian T. Moynihan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
71%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged $7,299 higher than Bank of America.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst1462 Salaries
$80,370/yr
Vice President842 Salaries
$162,272/yr
Associate854 Salaries
$105,800/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst276 Salaries
$81,916/yr
Vice President721 Salaries
$127,447/yr
Associate284 Salaries
$117,182/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Bank of America.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Bank of America.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 683 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 290 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2574 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1582 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 534 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 319 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 620 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 501 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst

I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

Pros

Love the culture and working alongside brilliant people

Cons

A high-pressure environment with an intense workload

Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst

I have been working at Bank of America full-time for more than a year

Pros

Opportunities to grow. 4 weeks PPT, 4 months maternity leave

Cons

Sometimes you can expect 60 hours per week

Job Postings

Bank of America has 464 more recently posted open jobs than Goldman Sachs.