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PARTICIPANTS
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Goldman Sachs Company Culture

Goldman Sachs Culture

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
3.8/5
Goldman Sachs' Overall Culture is rated B

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

Goldman Sachs CEO

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David M. Solomon Goldman Sachs' CEO
David M. Solomon
75 /100

Diversity at Goldman Sachs

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C+

Diverse employees at Goldman Sachs have rated CEO Rating, Outlook, and Leadership as the highest categories they have scored

Women at Goldman Sachs

Top 40%Top 40% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
B-

Women at Goldman Sachs have rated Perks And Benefits, Compensation, and Professional Development as the highest categories they have scored

Goldman Sachs eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
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Recommend to a Friend?

8

Goldman Sachs employees are 8% more likely to recommend Goldman Sachs as a great place to work

36%Promoters
36%Passives
28%Detractors

Working at Goldman Sachs

Working at Goldman Sachs is rated highly by 178 employees, across various culture aspects.

Overall Company Culture at Goldman Sachs

B

Overall Company Culture at Goldman Sachs is rated B

Last updated 2 days ago

Top
35%

Goldman Sachs ranks in the Top 35% of other companies on Comparably with 10,000+ Employees for Overall Company Culture Score

Overall Company Culture Score by Department

This graph details how each department scores their Overall Company Culture

Results from 178 Employees

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Finance
74
Finance74
Design
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Design68
IT
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IT68
Engineering
64
Engineering64
Product
62
Product62

Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews

Out of 109 Goldman Sachs employee reviews, 65% were positive. The remaining 35% were constructive reviews with the goal of helping Goldman Sachs improve their work culture.

65%
35%
Positive Reviews65%
Constructive Feedback35%

Positive Reviews From Goldman Sachs Employees

  • What makes you most happy at work?
    working with my team and getting to spend time with them
    Anonymous Review
  • What do you like best about the leadership team?
    approachable, young, smart, good advices
    Anonymous Review
  • What did you like most about the interview process?
    Very interactive and clear instructions on how to prepare
    Anonymous Review

Constructive Feedback From Goldman Sachs Employees

  • Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?
    all the years i have been working and the increase in salary has been awful, just around 6 % in 3 years. Bonus has been paid unfairly and no equity comp
    Anonymous Review
  • What needs to change to make the company culture better?
    There should be more compassion and care shown towards low ranking employees
    Anonymous Review
  • What does the leadership team need to get better at?
    Good luck with the new job
    Anonymous Review

Goldman Sachs Company Information

Goldman Sachs Company Overview

Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, and investment banking and management services.

Goldman Sachs Mission Statement

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

Goldman Sachs Values

We are committed to a distinctive culture and set of core values. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasize placing our clients' interests first, integrity, commitment to excellence and innovation, and teamwork. Goldman Sachs is managed by its principal owners.

David M. Solomon Goldman Sachs' CEO
David M. Solomon
75 /100

CEO & Founding Date

Goldman Sachs was founded in 1869 and its current CEO is David M. Solomon. Since its inception 153 years ago, Goldman Sachs has grown to 369000 employees.

Why Join Goldman Sachs?

178 employees at Goldman Sachs have reviewed Goldman Sachs across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was 2 days ago.

Overall, the 178 Goldman Sachs employees give their leadership a grade of B, or Top 30% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Goldman Sachs are generally satisfied with their total compensation at Goldman Sachs, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Goldman Sachs are pleased with their team. 178 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B. The majority believe the meetings at Goldman Sachs are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Goldman Sachs believe the environment at Goldman Sachs is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Goldman Sachs is extremely fast. About 24% of the employees at Goldman Sachs work 8 hours or less, while 21% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Goldman Sachs are generally happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Goldman Sachs employees generally work 10.2 hrs a day
Work Hours
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Employees at Goldman Sachs report the work pace is extremely fast
Work Pace
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On a typical day, employees at Goldman Sachs have 2 meetings
Meetings
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80% of Goldman Sachs employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
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Goldman Sachs employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
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63% of Goldman Sachs employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
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Goldman Sachs employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a year
Feedback
A Day in the Life
69% of Goldman Sachs employees call their work environment positive
Environment

Goldman Sachs Leadership

The Goldman Sachs Executive Team is rated a “B+” and led by CEO David M. Solomon, Senior Director Michael Sherwood, and Senior Director Mark Schwartz

  • David M. Solomon  CEO / President

    David M. Solomon CEO / President

    David M. Solomon serves as the CEO / President of Goldman Sachs.

  • Michael Sherwood Senior Director

    Mr. Michael S. Sherwood has been a Senior Director of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. since December 31, 2016. Mr.... read more

  • Mark Schwartz Senior Director

    Mr. Mark S. Schwartz has been the Chief Accounting Officer of Loews Corporation since July 1, 2005 and has been its Vice... read more

  • Nathan Romano Managing Director

    Mr. Nathan Romano has been Managing Director within the securities division's Client- Relationship Management and... read more

  • Sumit Rajpal Managing Director

    Mr. Sumit Rajpal has been Managing Director at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., since 2007 and its Partner since 2010. Mr.... read more

  • Stephen M. Scherr Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Latin America

    Mr. Stephen M. Scherr serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Bank USA. Mr. Scherr has been Chief... read more

  • Matthew T. Fremont-Smith Managing Director

    Mr. Matthew T. Fremont-Smith serves as Managing Director of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Mr. Fremont-Smith serves as... read more

  • John S. Willian Global Head of Fixed-Income, Currency & Commodity Sales

    Mr. John S. Willian serves as Global Head of Fixed-Income, Currency & Commodity Sales at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.... read more

  • Elizabeth Martin Head of EMEA Equities Execution and Global COO for Electronic Equities Execution Services

    Ms. Elizabeth Martin has been Head of EMEA Equities Execution and Global Chief Operating Officer for Electronic Equities... read more

Goldman Sachs Competitors

Goldman Sachs competitors include Edward Jones, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley. Goldman Sachs ranks 3rd in Overall Culture Score on Comparably vs its competitors. See below how Goldman Sachs compares to its competitors with CEO Rankings, Product & Services, NPS, Pricing, Customer Services, Overall Culture Score, eNPS, Gender and Diversity Scores.

  1. #1
    Edward Jones' Logo
    Edward Jones
    4.6/5
  2. #2
    Wells Fargo's Logo
    Wells Fargo
    4.1/5
  3. #3
    Goldman Sachs' Logo
    Goldman Sachs
    3.8/5
  4. #4
    Bank of America's Logo
    Bank of America
    3.8/5
  5. #5
    Morgan Stanley's Logo
    Morgan Stanley
    3.2/5

Goldman Sachs Salaries

How much does Goldman Sachs pay?

How much do people at Goldman Sachs get paid? See the latest salaries by department and job title. The average estimated annual salary, including base and bonus, at Goldman Sachs is $122,902, or $59 per hour, while the estimated median salary is $110,650, or $53 per hour.

At Goldman Sachs, the highest paid job is a Director of Sales at $239,877 annually and the lowest is a Secretary at $45,742 annually. Average Goldman Sachs salaries by department include: Finance at $97,509, IT at $98,416, Marketing at $109,194, and Admin at $63,376. Half of Goldman Sachs salaries are above $110,650.

108 employees at Goldman Sachs rank their Compensation in the Top 30% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 353 ratings) while 102 employees at Goldman Sachs rank their Perks And Benefits in the Top 25% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 119 ratings).

Salaries contributed from Goldman Sachs employees include job titles like Engineering Manager, Senior Developer, Developer, and Jr Developer. Comparably data has a total of 54 salary records from Goldman Sachs employees.

Last updated 3 days ago.

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1st Percentile
$67k
$67k1st Percentile
17th Percentile
$88k
$88k17th Percentile
33rd Percentile
$110k
$110k33rd Percentile
50th Percentile
$164k
$164k50th Percentile
67th Percentile
$210k
$210k67th Percentile
83rd Percentile
$264k
$264k83rd Percentile
100th Percentile
$272k
$272k100th Percentile
$122,902*
Average Compensation
$110,650*
Median Compensation

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

Goldman Sachs Salaries by City

Goldman Sachs Salaries by Department

Goldman Sachs Salary Averages by Department

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$50k
$100k
$150k
$200k
$250k
$300k
Admin
$63,376
Admin$63,376
Business Development
$132,371
Business Development$132,371
Communications
$271,754
Communications$271,754
Customer Support
$128,582
Customer Support$128,582
Design
$97,056
Design$97,056
Engineering
$145,489
Engineering$145,489
Finance
$97,509
Finance$97,509
HR
$138,964
HR$138,964
IT
$98,416
IT$98,416
Legal
$108,424
Legal$108,424
Marketing
$109,194
Marketing$109,194
Operations
$124,138
Operations$124,138
Product
$194,793
Product$194,793
Sales
$173,529
Sales$173,529

Goldman Sachs Benefits

Health & Wellness

  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
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0%
Neutral
0%
Bad
0%
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0%
How would you rate the perks your company provides?
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Fantastic
15%
Good
25%
Neutral
35%
Bad
20%
Terrible
5%
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Goldman Sachs Careers

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Candidates By Department

All Industries
42%
Engineering
13%
Marketing
7%
IT
5%
Product
5%
Other
27%

Candidates By Location

New York City
45%
San Francisco
7%
Chicago
4%
Los Angeles
3%
Washington
2%
Other
40%
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