Compare Northwestern Mutual vs Wells Fargo BETA

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

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Wells Fargo

Employee Ratings

  • Northwestern Mutual scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Wells Fargo scored higher 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 4634 reviews)
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 29818 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Northwestern Mutual Ceo John E. Schlifske
93%
93%John E. Schlifske
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Wells Fargo Ceo Charlie Scharf
68%
68%Charlie Scharf
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Northwestern Mutual employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

Wells Fargo has 42,032 more total submitted salaries than Northwestern Mutual.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Representative1017 Salaries
$46,417/yr
Intern131 Salaries
$1,572/mo
Sales Representative48 Salaries
$41,873/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Personal Banker3307 Salaries
$40,660/yr
CSSR512 Salaries
$42,686/yr
Customer Service and Sales Representative560 Salaries
$50,471/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Northwestern Mutual.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Wells Fargo.
  • "Friends and family" was the most mentioned Con at Northwestern Mutual.
  • "Sales goals" was the most mentioned Con at Wells Fargo.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 265 reviews)
"Great training"(in 246 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 2147 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1601 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Friends and family"(in 578 reviews)
"Commission based"(in 333 reviews)
Cons
"Sales goals"(in 1368 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 642 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Northwestern Mutual

Pros

Great opportunity to gain real-world sales experience

Cons

Position is mostly cold calling

"Great"Jun 12, 2021

Former Employee - Teller

I worked at Wells Fargo full-time

Pros

Benefits, time off, staff, management

Cons

Busy, however makes time fly

Job Postings

Wells Fargo has 7,643 more recently posted open jobs than Northwestern Mutual.