Compare Goldman Sachs vs HSBC Holdings BETA

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

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HSBC Holdings

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.
  • HSBC Holdings 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)
4.0
(based on 8723 reviews)
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 15224 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.7
HSBC Holdings 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 0.4 higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
86%
86%David M. Solomon
Goldman Sachs employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
HSBC Holdings Ceo Noel Quinn
82%
82%Noel Quinn
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Goldman Sachs salaries averaged $5,577 higher than HSBC Holdings.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst2271 Salaries
$79,017/yr
Vice President1452 Salaries
$166,468/yr
Associate1491 Salaries
$104,042/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst111 Salaries
$87,953/yr
Vice President162 Salaries
$162,888/yr
HSBC45 Salaries
$81,956/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Good working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at HSBC Holdings.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Long working hours" was the most mentioned Con at HSBC Holdings.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 719 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 319 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 450 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 592 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 358 reviews)
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 348 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 288 reviews)
Featured Review
"Not bad"May 13, 2021

Former Employee - Technology Analyst

I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

Pros

Colleagues are very smart people

Cons

Sometimes work doesn’t get implement e

Former Employee - Auditor

I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Good Pay and Benefits and longevity If you Work!

Cons

No real cons.. but you need to work hard

Advice to Management

Keep flexibility

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 2,665 more recently posted open jobs than HSBC Holdings.