Compare Vanguard vs Wells Fargo BETA

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

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Wells Fargo

Employee Ratings

  • Vanguard scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Wells Fargo scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 2516 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 23562 reviews)
Wells Fargo employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.5
Wells Fargo employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Wells Fargo employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Vanguard Ceo Tim Buckley
73%
73%Tim Buckley
CEO Approval
Wells Fargo Ceo Charlie Scharf
79%
79%Charlie Scharf
Wells Fargo employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Wells Fargo employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than Vanguard employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Vanguard employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Wells Fargo employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

Wells Fargo has 33,265 more total submitted salaries than Vanguard.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Client Relationship Specialist267 Salaries
$44,154/yr
Supervisor58 Salaries
$66,541/yr
Financial Advisor79 Salaries
$61,122/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Teller1405 Salaries
$15/hr
Branch Manager297 Salaries
$69,510/yr
Mortgage Consultant255 Salaries
$23,726/yr

What Employees Say

  • Wells Fargo had 1,647 more reviews than Vanguard that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Call center" was the most mentioned Con at Vanguard.
  • "Sales goals" was the most mentioned Con at Wells Fargo.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 447 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 298 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1945 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1416 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Call center"(in 220 reviews)
"Entry level"(in 76 reviews)
Cons
"Sales goals"(in 1330 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 582 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Aug 12, 2020

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Vanguard full-time

Pros

Vanguard is a great place to launch a career in financial services. They provide excellent training and have fabulous benefits.

Cons

Call center environment is not very desirable.

"Easy"Aug 20, 2019

Current Employee - Team Leader

I have been working at Wells Fargo full-time for more than a year

Pros

Easy to move up and great management

Cons

Hiring process is very long and unnecessary

Job Postings

Wells Fargo has 3,013 more recently posted open jobs than Vanguard.