Compare Goldman Sachs vs Citi BETA

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

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Citi

Employee Ratings

  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Citi scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 6787 reviews)
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Citi employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 16203 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Citi employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Citi employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.4
Citi employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Citi employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
Citi Ceo Michael Corbat
89%
89%Michael Corbat
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Citi employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Citi employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
64%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged $3,332 higher than Citi.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst1462 Salaries
$80,370/yr
Vice President842 Salaries
$158,345/yr
Associate853 Salaries
$106,004/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst491 Salaries
$86,503/yr
Vice President899 Salaries
$126,112/yr
Associate226 Salaries
$122,108/yr

What Employees Say

  • Citi had 436 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Citi.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 683 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 290 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 1231 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 726 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 534 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 319 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 876 reviews)
"Long working hours"(in 577 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 - Vice President

I have been working at Citi full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Truly global bank working on cross border deals Infinite knowledge base of technical expertise across teams On the ground bankers everywhere with client access Ample balance sheet

Cons

Lots of internal approvals / procedures Heavy hours (in line with investment banking) Not enough comp differentiation for top performers

Job Postings

Citi has 7,118 more recently posted open jobs than Goldman Sachs.