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Updated Aug 15, 2022

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3.7
57%
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PIMCO CEO Emmanuel Roman
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PIMCO Portfolio Associate position 98K, 60 hours week, no sign-on, recruiter refused to disclose the “competitive” relocation fees or any numbers in emails, always insisted on phone calls even it’s something very simple to communicate through email. sounds a bit sketchy and what do you guys think?PIMCO

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Working with really smart people who genuinely seem to care about what they're doing.(in 84 reviews)
  • "that's about all that's good and o yea some good benefits.(in 33 reviews)
  • "Colleagues are smart and talented(in 24 reviews)
  • "Good pay for contract work.(in 19 reviews)
  • "great and smart people working at PIMCO(in 15 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Insurance and benefits

    Jul 29, 2022 - Senior Administraive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Company likes to retain talent

    Cons

    Employees do not have off day after Thanksgiving. Schedule is according to market

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Brilliant People, Bad Leadership

    Aug 5, 2022 - SVP-Technology 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pimco has some of the smartest and hardest working people I have ever worked with. If you are new to the industry then you can learn a lot.

    Cons

    Lack of long term thinking by the CTO and short term “performance” measures has lead to a culture of mistrust.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great company

    Aug 11, 2022 - Cash Management Specialist in Newport Beach, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits and good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to other companies. Unsure about upwards movement in the company.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Compliance Analyst

    Aug 15, 2022 - Compliance Analyst in Austin, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Working with smart and driven people.

    Cons

    Little to no work-life balance and low pay. HR is not very supportive.

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Good company

    Jul 22, 2022 - Financial Analyst in Newport Beach, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good supervisors, enjoy my colleagues

    Cons

    Lot of work, long days

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  6. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Merit based work culture

    Aug 4, 2022 - Account Analyst 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    the pay was extremely competitive

    Cons

    toxic management culture. managers love to micromanage, rather than doing their jobs.

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  7. 2.0
    Current Employee

    poor team and group culture. management does not address it

    Jul 28, 2022 - Trader in Newport Beach, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    smart colleagues from top schools

    Cons

    PMs think they are the Gods of the firm and everyone else is a second class citizen. Toxic culture. Junior people do not have opportunities to move up.

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  8. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Terrible Management

    Aug 4, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good pay, nice headquarters in California.

    Cons

    Terrible management, and rewarding of terrible culture.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Review

    Jul 20, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good possibility of working with really talented developers.

    Cons

    A lot of overhead that leads to not having specific ownership of products. Difficult to get communication from different teams time-wise. Sometimes requests take over a week. At times upper mgmt. steps in order to escalate issues due to lack of response.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Pros/Cons

    Jun 17, 2022 - VP Account Management 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Money Brand Working with smart people Flexible

    Cons

    Managements lack of moving with the times Not as much opportunity for mobility Relies too heavily on brand vs training good employees to be great

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PIMCO Reviews FAQs

PIMCO has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 696 reviews left anonymously by employees. 57% of employees would recommend working at PIMCO to a friend and 55% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, PIMCO employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at PIMCO. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

57% of PIMCO employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated PIMCO 3.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at PIMCO to be benefits, career development, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, management, culture.