Compare American Express vs Goldman Sachs BETA

See how working at American Express vs. Goldman Sachs 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 American Express vs. Goldman Sachs. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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American Express

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Goldman Sachs

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 12586 reviews)
American Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 11696 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 1.2 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
93%
93%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
80%
80%David M. Solomon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
American Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
72%

Salaries

Goldman Sachs has 279 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Analyst2 Salaries
$65,500/yr
Manager10 Salaries
$74,000/yr
Premium Travel & Lifestyle Consultant2 Salaries
$3,500/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst60 Salaries
$60,000/yr
Operations Analyst37 Salaries
$55,000/yr
Associate34 Salaries
$98,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • American Express had 106 more reviews than Goldman Sachs that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Long working hours" was the most mentioned Con at Goldman Sachs.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 540 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 474 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 886 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 434 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 361 reviews)
"Slow decision making"(in 216 reviews)
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 2055 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 870 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Regional Finance Manager

I worked at American Express full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

there are a lots of positive energy

Cons

People are too busy with too little time

Advice to Management

Good to use an open argument discussion

Current Employee - Credit Risk Analyst

I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

Pros

Learn a lot in a short amount of time. Given a lot of responsibility and autonomy after summitting initial (Steep) learning curve. The people are fantastic, best I've ever worked with.

Cons

Hours can be long, be sure to set boundaries Pay is okay

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 469 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.
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