Compare Goldman Sachs vs Northwestern Mutual BETA

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

Employee Ratings

  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Northwestern Mutual scored higher in 5 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 8977 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 4645 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
4.0
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.1
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
85%
85%David M. Solomon
CEO Approval
Northwestern Mutual Ceo John E. Schlifske
93%
93%John E. Schlifske
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Goldman Sachs has 11,629 more total submitted salaries than Northwestern Mutual.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate1511 Salaries
$105,743/yr
Vice President1482 Salaries
$172,751/yr
Financial Analyst399 Salaries
$73,582/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern131 Salaries
$1,572/mo
Assistant Director24 Salaries
$120,553/yr
Financial Representative1018 Salaries
$46,059/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Northwestern Mutual.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Friends and family" was the most mentioned Con at Northwestern Mutual.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 719 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 319 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 265 reviews)
"Great training"(in 246 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 592 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 358 reviews)
Cons
"Friends and family"(in 578 reviews)
"Commission based"(in 333 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"May 25, 2021

Former Intern - Intern

I worked at Goldman Sachs

Pros

Nice benefits and good compensation

Cons

Long hours and intense competition

Current Employee - Disability Analyst

I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time

Pros

Care for their employees. Work life balancep

Cons

There is a lot of work

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 1,844 more recently posted open jobs than Northwestern Mutual.