Compare Morgan Stanley vs Northwestern Mutual BETA

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

Employee Ratings

  • Morgan Stanley scored higher in 3 areas: CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Northwestern Mutual scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 9219 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 4645 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.8
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
4.0
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Morgan Stanley employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Morgan Stanley Ceo James P. Gorman
95%
95%James P. Gorman
CEO Approval
Northwestern Mutual Ceo John E. Schlifske
93%
93%John E. Schlifske
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Northwestern Mutual employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Morgan Stanley employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Northwestern Mutual employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
74%

Salaries

Morgan Stanley has 10,636 more total submitted salaries than Northwestern Mutual.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Advisor Associate844 Salaries
$62,050/yr
Associate1656 Salaries
$124,623/yr
Vice President1305 Salaries
$162,641/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Representative1018 Salaries
$46,059/yr
Intern131 Salaries
$1,572/mo
Assistant Director24 Salaries
$120,553/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Morgan Stanley.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Northwestern Mutual.
  • "Working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Morgan Stanley.
  • "Friends and family" was the most mentioned Con at Northwestern Mutual.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 625 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 490 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 265 reviews)
"Great training"(in 246 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 249 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 132 reviews)
Cons
"Friends and family"(in 578 reviews)
"Commission based"(in 333 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Intern - Analyst Intern

I have been working at Morgan Stanley for less than a year

Pros

-started at Chicago minimum wage but given 50% raise in first few months -given opportunity to start own project, role has changed -tightknit team, good work environment

Cons

-lower starting wage than similar companies

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

Morgan Stanley has 1,661 more recently posted open jobs than Northwestern Mutual.