E*TRADE Financial Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2020

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3.9
78%
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E*TRADE Financial CEO Michael Pizzi
Michael Pizzi
34 Ratings
Pros
  • "Solid work life balance / work from home policy(in 63 reviews)

  • "These licenses are highly sought after in the industry(in 55 reviews)

Cons
  • "customer-facing rolls make this a glorified call center environment with very strict break/phone time schedule(in 56 reviews)

  • "Frequent turnover of upper management(in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time

    Pros

    an amazing company to work for.

    Cons

    no cons as of now. very great place to develop and grow.

  2. "Great Place to Start Career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time

    Pros

    great sense of camaraderie and team-work environment

    Cons

    career advancement is practically nonexistent


  3. "Review"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Learning and Development Specialist in Alpharetta, GA

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time

    Pros

    Great insurance, good co workers

    Cons

    Males paid more than females, no work life balance

  4. "Career mobility"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Love to promote and advance internal talent. Open lines of communication with senior leadership. Opportunities to express yourself as individuals. Great work life balance.

    Cons

    Difficult and stressful sector to work under after 5+ years.

  5. "Working at E*TRADE"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Small company, which creates opportunities to know stakeholders across the organization with ease

    Cons

    Enhancements and new additions to the product pipeline does take long.

  6. "Warring Fiefdoms"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Development Staff Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    lots of different projects with many types of technologies their advertising is amazing

    Cons

    a lot of antiquated technology like BEA websphere, tendency to blame lower ranking staff when projects go awry, tendency to under staff projects and overwork employees continuously, too many upper managers are remote and hands-off

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Job is not what the job description said it would be"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst Development Program 
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The only good thing about this job is the pay

    Cons

    -computers are old, systems are very slow and outdated -this is a data entry position, you will be stagnant and will learn nothing that will help progress you in the financial industry -very numbers driven, must meet your quota or you’ll hear about it from management -Not a good place to learn and grow

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  8. "Engineer at a FinTech Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly staff and will train you on current technologies

    Cons

    The pay could've been better.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed Bag"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager 

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time

    Pros

    Overall nice and friendly workforce at lower level level Stress free environment

    Cons

    Not much diversity Lots of legacy code and outdated processes preventing innovation Constant management and direction changes

  10. "Great culture, bad pay for representatives"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Services Representative in Alpharetta, GA
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company does a good job hiring quality people to contribute to a good culture. Most people are pretty supportive and there is generally a good atmosphere.

    Cons

    For the type of results the job demands, you aren’t getting paid much of anything. The benefits are pretty satisfactory.

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