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 5 areas: Overall Rating, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Bank of America scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 7732 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 23254 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Bank of America employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
93%
93%James P. Gorman
CEO Approval
Bank of America Ceo Brian T. Moynihan
92%
92%Brian T. Moynihan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Positive Business Outlook
71%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Morgan Stanley salaries averaged $7,663 higher than Bank of America.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President939 Salaries
$162,864/yr
Associate1189 Salaries
$98,698/yr
Registered Client Service Associate176 Salaries
$54,899/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Vice President721 Salaries
$127,447/yr
Associate284 Salaries
$117,182/yr
Relationship Manager1034 Salaries
$48,843/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 577 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 465 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2574 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1582 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 233 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 130 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 620 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 501 reviews)
Featured Review
"Financial Sales"Oct 27, 2020

Former Employee - Financial Advisor

I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

It was a good place to work.

Cons

It was based on your commission.

Advice to Management

None

Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst

I have been working at Bank of America full-time for more than a year

Pros

Opportunities to grow. 4 weeks PPT, 4 months maternity leave

Cons

Sometimes you can expect 60 hours per week

Job Postings

Bank of America has 13 more recently posted open jobs than Morgan Stanley.