Compare Northwestern Mutual vs Bank of America BETA

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

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Bank of America

Employee Ratings

  • Northwestern Mutual scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Bank of America scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 4645 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 26305 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
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 Northwestern Mutual employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Bank of America employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Northwestern Mutual Ceo John E. Schlifske
93%
93%John E. Schlifske
CEO Approval
Bank of America Ceo Brian T. Moynihan
92%
92%Brian T. Moynihan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Bank of America employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Northwestern Mutual employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Positive Business Outlook
75%

Salaries

Bank of America has 38,803 more total submitted salaries than Northwestern Mutual.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Representative1018 Salaries
$46,059/yr
Sales Representative48 Salaries
$41,873/yr
Assistant Director24 Salaries
$120,553/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Personal Banker1568 Salaries
$45,766/yr
Sales & Service Specialist923 Salaries
$50,662/yr
Vice President853 Salaries
$131,574/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Northwestern Mutual.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Bank of America.
  • "Friends and family" was the most mentioned Con at Northwestern Mutual.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Bank of America.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 265 reviews)
"Great training"(in 246 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2651 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1642 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Friends and family"(in 578 reviews)
"Commission based"(in 333 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 652 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 508 reviews)
Featured Review

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

Current Employee - Financial Center Manager

I have been working at Bank of America full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Work life balance Empowered to make a positive financial difference in people’s life’s. Company truly care about their clients financial well-being Leadership truly invest in associates growth... with the company.

Cons

While the company promotes work life balance sometimes staffing constraints hinder this. Miserly due to recent pandemic.

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you are doing. You are always a step ahead of the rest. Very innovative. I couldn’t be prouder to work for this company.

Job Postings

Bank of America has 1,962 more recently posted open jobs than Northwestern Mutual.