Compare Goldman Sachs vs McKinsey & Company BETA

See how working at Goldman Sachs vs. McKinsey & Company 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. McKinsey & Company. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
Goldman Sachs company icon

Goldman Sachs

McKinsey & Company company icon

McKinsey & Company

Employee Ratings

  • McKinsey & Company scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 6519 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 4345 reviews)
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.5
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
4.1
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.4
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
91%
91%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
McKinsey & Company Ceo Kevin Sneader
96%
96%Kevin Sneader
McKinsey & Company employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
McKinsey & Company employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Positive Business Outlook
85%
McKinsey & Company employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Goldman Sachs has 6,804 more total submitted salaries than McKinsey & Company.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst1442 Salaries
$78,396/yr
Associate840 Salaries
$106,199/yr
Vice President836 Salaries
$159,015/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Analyst65 Salaries
$68,077/yr
Associate468 Salaries
$156,597/yr
Management Consultant Business Analyst429 Salaries
$116,333/yr

What Employees Say

  • Goldman Sachs had 421 more reviews than McKinsey & Company that mentioned "Smart people" as a Pro.
  • Goldman Sachs had 127 more reviews than McKinsey & Company that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 656 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 278 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 235 reviews)
"Great place"(in 139 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 504 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 299 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 172 reviews)
"Lots of travel"(in 156 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Analyst

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

Pros

a lot of money, big platform, repect, coffee is great

Cons

busy,almost no personal time, they dont care about you

Advice to Management

none, i hope they could offer better salary

"McKinsey Analyst"Oct 27, 2020

Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst

I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

Pros

- Best in class peers and network - Excellent experience in a breadth of industries - Travel bonuses (flight miles, hotel points, etc) - Excellent healthcare, retirement account payments, etc.

Cons

- Miserable work-life balance - Up or out

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 1,033 more recently posted open jobs than McKinsey & Company.