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T. Rowe Price Reviews

Updated December 8, 2017
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  • Work/life balance is diminishing for staff while management leaves early (in 23 reviews)

  • It's call center work for finance and customer service so it can be stressful (in 30 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (5)

    "Misguided"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PSC Representative in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - PSC Representative in Owings Mills, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It alllllllll about the bene’s baby. They have no other way of justifying your sentence in a glorified call center.

    Cons

    Can someone please do an overhaul of the call center(s) management. 9/10 supervisors are toxic. Turnover rates clearly reflect an issue...

    Advice to Management

    Stop belittling your employees, and thinking you’re finally going to win that high school popularity contest.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Financial Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Commute is long for me.

  3. "Retail Investment Specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retal Ivetent Seiais in Owings Mills, MD
    Former Employee - Retal Ivetent Seiais in Owings Mills, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at T. Rowe Price full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Beautiful Environment
    Supportive Managerial Staff
    Patient Customers
    Extensive Training
    Paid you to study for licensing and for you to take exams

    Cons

    You will lose your job immediately if you are unable to pass licensing exams


  4. "Good company, low benefits but desirable location"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time

    Pros

    Owings Mills is a great place to work and the campus is relaxing, hours are good

    Cons

    Pay is lower than competitors - expected for location

    Advice to Management

    Pay more but keep growing the busines


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great coworkers but some unskilled and entrenched managers will make your work experience a roll of the dice."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fair pay and benefits. Great campus. Smart and dedicated colleagues. Growing company with history in Baltimore.

    Cons

    Company needs 360 reviews with managers as there are some lacking in fundamental people skills and leadership abilities.

    Advice to Management

    Be aware of managers that have high turnover or cannot fill positions and ask why. The company is losing talent when leaders are unable to set clear expectations and then hold staff accountable.


  6. "Great company and place to work"

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

    I worked at T. Rowe Price full-time

    Pros

    Collegial culture, long-term oriented management, friendly co-workers

    Cons

    Company can be slow to adapt to disruptive change

    Advice to Management

    Invest in tech


  7. "Nice people old technology"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at T. Rowe Price full-time

    Pros

    Very nice retirement plan, good benefits, nice people and culture.

    Cons

    Employee treatment differs depending on department. Finance people get better treated and usually hold positions of more power and have ability to override other team heads. As a tech employee you sometimes feel like a second class citizen.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Firm"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at T. Rowe Price full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    People, culture, opportunity to advance, experience, learn from some of the best investors in the business

    Cons

    Pay is likely below market because of lack of competition in Baltimore

    Advice to Management

    Pay people more


  9. "Leadership Internship"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Leadership Intern in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Leadership Intern in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at T. Rowe Price full-time

    Pros

    Exposure to many business units.
    Ability to network across the company.
    Travel to the corporate office and meet other interns.
    Accessibility to mentors and leaders within T. Rowe.
    Flexibility in working with management for projects.
    If hired full-time you have incredible potential for movement within the company if you have the drive, this can be (within reason) irrespective of your background.
    Great work/life balance.
    CEO is a fantastic role model for the company.
    Paid trip to Baltimore .

    Cons

    Large lack of structure and ambiguity of expectations placed on interns.
    Your performance is directly tied to supervisor involvement, if you get stuck with a bad supervisor it reflects on you instead. There is little you can do about it and complaining makes you look incompetent.
    Curriculum is largely a formality and not follow, huge disappointment considering it's over 30 pages long and clear someone spent a great deal of time on it.
    It's a leadership internship, you are expected to be a leader yet you are given no responsibilities as a leader. You could fake leadership and get outstanding feedback.
    Severe favoritism with internship program managers that is not tied to performance but personal preference.
    Lower pay than competitors for permanent positions.
    Not a technically internship (you don't learn a specific job) while left entirely up to you to find out what the business model really is.

    Advice to Management

    Move the leadership program back away from supervisors and into managers whom have a greater interest in the outcome of the program. While managers are busy, they do have the time to meet informally or regularly on a weekly basis and are more than willing to meet any accommodations a manager needs to have in their schedule. Establish a group or "class" for current interns so they interact on a regular basis, this enriches the experience and extinguishes isolation. Don't be afraid to entail what the position will require, if you are looking for 4.0 gpa finance students, don't be surprised if they don't stick around because they did zero analytical work.


  10. "T Rowe"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time

    Pros

    Good health coverage, match 401k contributions

    Cons

    There are limited advancement opportunities


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