Compare Goldman Sachs vs Barclays BETA

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

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Barclays

Employee Ratings

  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Barclays scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • 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 7214 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 8280 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.8
Barclays employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
91%
91%David M. Solomon
Goldman Sachs employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Barclays Ceo Jes Staley
87%
87%Jes Staley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Barclays employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
61%

Salaries

Goldman Sachs has 7,433 more total submitted salaries than Barclays.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Analyst Developer1609 Salaries
$94,052/yr
Vice President887 Salaries
$167,314/yr
Associate908 Salaries
$105,772/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst210 Salaries
$85,000/yr
Assistant Vice President342 Salaries
$131,561/yr
Associate86 Salaries
$147,677/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Barclays.
  • Barclays had 3 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 694 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 302 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1073 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 552 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 330 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 333 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 209 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Jan 13, 2021

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for less than a year

Pros

Growth, salary, benefits, knowledge, flexibility.

Cons

Long hours may impact your work/life balance.

"good experience"Jan 13, 2021

Current Employee - Full Stack Developer

I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than a year

Pros

good working environment, and health insurance, the newest tech stacks

Cons

nothing, for now, base Salary may not what you expected

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 1,420 more recently posted open jobs than Barclays.