Compare Morgan Stanley vs Bank of America BETA

See how working at Morgan Stanley vs. Bank of America 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 Morgan Stanley vs. Bank of America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Morgan Stanley

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Bank of America

Employee Ratings

  • Morgan Stanley scored higher in 4 areas: Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Bank of America scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 10231 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 28541 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Bank of America employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
93%
93%James P. Gorman
Morgan Stanley employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Bank of America employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Bank of America Ceo Brian T. Moynihan
90%
90%Brian T. Moynihan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Bank of America employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
74%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Bank of America salaries averaged $5,675 higher than Morgan Stanley.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President1391 Salaries
$167,700/yr
Associate1734 Salaries
$104,864/yr
Client Services Representative90 Salaries
$49,591/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President943 Salaries
$135,506/yr
Associate431 Salaries
$153,058/yr
Relationship Manager1805 Salaries
$50,618/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Morgan Stanley.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Bank of America.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Morgan Stanley.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Bank of America.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 625 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 490 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2651 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1642 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 249 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 652 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 508 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Nov 4, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than a year

Pros

-breadth of resources and the people/culture -exposure

Cons

Although it can be an edge, company is fairly large

"working at bofa"Oct 28, 2021

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative (CSR)

I have been working at Bank of America full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

good benefits. nice increasing pay

Cons

Holiday schedule can be stifling

Job Postings

Bank of America has 2,332 more recently posted open jobs than Morgan Stanley.