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On average, employees at Goldman Sachs give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Goldman Sachs employees are Consultants submitting an average rating of 4.4 and Analysts with a rating of 3.9.

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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 92 Goldman Sachs Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
4.2
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"Great place to work, with good compensation. They believe in putting all benefits in your pay. Do well in terms of being a firm with an open door policy. Surrounded by great bright people."
Posted 8 years ago in Jersey City, NJ
Senior Assistant

"#1 employer."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Absolutely everything."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"I liked everything."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Nothing, they are the best employer."

Financial Risk Manager

"Stressful."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Learning atmosphere, interaction with clients one on one basis, and the competitive attitude."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"At the time that I started, it was a little bit after September 11. The city was not right at the moment. The stress level was high, fear factor was evident all over the city. People were remorseful over all the happenings."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
Goldman Sachs (121)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is Home Finance of America (17)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Cottonwood Financial (5)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (13,600)
Maintenance Technician

"A great place to start one's career with a significant opportunity for growth. One of the most pleasant experiences i've ever had."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"It gave me a solid place to start my career. Working for a prestigious wealth management company gave me the numerous skills that are useful for me in everyday life. I know how businesses work and how they are run."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"I attained this job when I was in school so it was somewhat difficult balancing a full load of work and school at the same time. My day would begin at 6 AM and it wouldn't end until 1 AM the next day."

Developer

"Nothing but good things to say."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Working with people at the top of my profession involved with cutting edge development."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Too many people involved in project life cycle."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Allow developers larger part of system development to decrease development time of projects."

Data Analyst

"Goldman Sachs is great."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"The people were great. The work was challenging."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Nothing to not like; everything was great."

Administrative Assistant

"Excellent!"

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"I loved the people I worked with. It was a fun but professional environment. There are many bright and customer-service oriented employees at Goldman Sachs."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Easy pre-employment test. Joyce (HR Manager) is positive and kind."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Favoritism."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the fun environment going. Continue to nourish employees so they will give you the best they have."

Global Network Operations Engineer

"Lots of technology to take advantage of."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Lots of technology that's available to work with. Great training."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This support position encompasses levels 1-3 with a bit of engineering."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Good overall experience with Goldman."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better group sessions with team and individuals on performance."

Consultant

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"It will be great opportunity to work again."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"I am fine with Corp2Corp."

Administrative Assistant

"Best place to work for."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"I love the diversity, their foundation for success and their flexibility with personal family matters. They're very family oriented and a great place to work for."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It's a great place to be. Managers are great, they work well with each other, and they really care about your well being."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Nothing at all."

Senior Technical Analyst

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"They kept up with technology, allowed room for growth, and paid well."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Enjoy and keep up with technology. Be reliable."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"The fact that they moved the support division to India."

Business Analyst

"The company was a great place to work."

Computer Consultant

"Very hard work, intensive, but good pay."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"I liked the money."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I was a contractor, not an employee. My understanding is that employees get treated very well. Don't know how it is now, it's been a while."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Very hard work, 12 to 15 hours a day."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, they're doing just fine!"

Project Management Analyst

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"A good place to work. I was sent by Northeastern University as an intern position for six months."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure your position is what you are looking for in job responsibility."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Just that the Manager could have been nicer. She eventually lost her job here. She did not know how to handle employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire managers who are trained to handle their employees in their department."

Senior Programmer Analyst

"GS is an excellent employer to work for."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Excellent employer and good working environment."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"No negatives."

Analyst

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Its a good company with beautiful ambiance and in good location in India. People are so polite and respect each other. It's a good place for career growth."

Goldman Sachs Reviews FAQs

Is Goldman Sachs a good company to work for?

Goldman Sachs has an overall rating of 4.0 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 92 Goldman Sachs Review Ratings left anonymously by Goldman Sachs employees, which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at Goldman Sachs.

Does Goldman Sachs pay their employees well?

Goldman Sachs employees earn $75,000 annually on average, or $36 per hour, which is 14% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 42 Goldman Sachs employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Goldman Sachs Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Goldman Sachs?

98% of employees would recommend working at Goldman Sachs with the overall rating of 4.0 out of 5. Employees also rated Goldman Sachs 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.1 for Rewards You Receive, 3.7 for Growth Opportunities and 4.1 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Goldman Sachs?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Goldman Sachs is a COO at $350,000 annually. Browse Goldman Sachs Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Goldman Sachs?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Goldman Sachs is a Line Cook at $20,000 annually. Browse Goldman Sachs Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Goldman Sachs?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Goldman Sachs to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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