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Updated January 14, 2018
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Raymond James Financial CEO Paul C. Reilly
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Pros
  • Work/Life balance is probably unmatched when compared to most other companies (in 44 reviews)

  • Great employer, cares about its people and has great benefits (in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • Although work life balance is a strong part of the culture, this type of business in general requires tremendous dedication (in 13 reviews)

  • Very low pay compared to other companies in the industry (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "SQL Developer Contractor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SQL Developer in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - SQL Developer in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing family culture for a fortune 500 company. Robust and well structured development environment.

    Cons

    Data Warehouse data lineage could be mapped out and tracked a little better.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work. Best company I have worked for so far!


  2. "Great Firm"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was an employee at RJ for 2 years. I loved the culture of the firm. They do a great job of preserving a family first culture.

    Cons

    My group didn't work on the best deals

    Advice to Management

    Need to find some deal makers for the SF office.

  3. "Client Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    I work in a very positive and cordial work environment. The colleagues in my office have a friendly and competitive relationship with one another.

    Cons

    At the moment, I do not have "cons". I have recently retired after 30 years as college mathematics instructor and division director.

    Advice to Management

    To seek ways to reach out to GenY and millennials regarding making early and wise investment decisions.


  4. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    Good Technology and Good developers

    Cons

    Employee efforts less appreciated by the management. Less deserving people getting promoted to upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Improve the IT Department management, appreciate and retain good employees that are working hard for the company. Set realistic goals for future projects rather than talking about big buzz words and trying to compete with other industry giants that are a decade ahead in terms of technology.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Average."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, good vacation and sick leave, challenging projects, good lower level supervisors, diverse technology stack. Average compensation compared to competitors.

    Cons

    Poor 401k marching, limited opportunities for advancement, poor healthcare options, minimal training and investment in employees, poor physical office conditions.

    Advice to Management

    Improve healthcare options, provide career paths, invest in employees.


  6. "Marketing Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great employer, cares about its people and has great benefits

    Cons

    Could have better retirement plans or benefits.


  7. "Branch Office Professional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    Great research, easy to work with,

    Cons

    independent branches are not offered benefits through the home office and must work with their advisor for such

  8. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great back office that is super helpful

    Cons

    Can be harder working as an independent branch


  9. "Good Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    Great employer to work for

    Cons

    Low turnover given attractiveness of employer in Tampa Bay


  10. "approve of the CEO and company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    the culture and people make it a great place to work.

    Cons

    401k match could be better


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