Compare Morgan Stanley vs Edward Jones BETA

See how working at Morgan Stanley vs. Edward Jones 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. Edward Jones. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Morgan Stanley

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Edward Jones

Employee Ratings

  • Morgan Stanley scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Edward Jones scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 8043 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2874 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.9
Edward Jones employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
93%
93%James P. Gorman
CEO Approval
Edward Jones Ceo Penny Pennington
92%
92%Penny Pennington
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Edward Jones employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Edward Jones employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
66%

Salaries

Morgan Stanley has 9,283 more total submitted salaries than Edward Jones.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Advisor Associate515 Salaries
$59,246/yr
Associate1220 Salaries
$98,750/yr
Vice President960 Salaries
$155,199/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Advisor1267 Salaries
$42,753/yr
Temporary56 Salaries
$31,960/yr
Rotational Development Associate11 Salaries
$52,966/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Morgan Stanley.
  • "Home office" was the most mentioned Pro at Edward Jones.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Morgan Stanley.
  • "Door knocking" was the most mentioned Con at Edward Jones.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 590 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 475 reviews)
Pros
"Home office"(in 174 reviews)
"Great training"(in 167 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 242 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
"Door knocking"(in 219 reviews)
"Door to door"(in 169 reviews)
Featured Review
"good"Jan 13, 2021

Current Intern - Associate

I have been working at Morgan Stanley for more than 3 years

Pros

strong culture competitive advantage to grow hard work life balance

Cons

tough work life balance on edge living

Current Employee - Financial Advisor

I have been working at Edward Jones full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Best training, best systems, and highest client satisfaction vs their competitors

Cons

Need to be a self-starter. Work as much or as little as you want, but if you aren’t working you aren’t moving the business forward

Job Postings

Morgan Stanley has 490 more recently posted open jobs than Edward Jones.