Compare Goldman Sachs vs D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm BETA

See how D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm vs. Goldman Sachs compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Goldman Sachs

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 5768 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 107 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
87%
87%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Ceo David E. Shaw
98%
98%David E. Shaw
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Positive Business Outlook
92%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst1340 Salaries
$78,679/yr
Senior Analyst Developer788 Salaries
$123,114/yr
Associate780 Salaries
$104,323/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst8 Salaries
$123,180/yr
Software Developer17 Salaries
$153,928/yr
Associate10 Salaries
$92,670/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 612 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 260 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 18 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1206 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1037 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Associate

I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

Pros

Excellent group of people to work with. Worked with professionals from around the world.

Cons

Consensus driven work culture may not appeal to all. Decision making is driven by multiple teams/agents.

Advice to Management

None

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm full-time for more than a year

Pros

Intelligent people, nice office, nice perks (nap pods, treadmill desks, etc) Great culture and food offerings

Cons

Pay is slightly below market

Job Postings