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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 294 Morgan Stanley Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.7
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.0
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"I've been working for Morgan Stanley as a senior developer consultant for less than a year. Despite the seldom difficulties maintaining a work-life balance, it provides real professional challenge on a daily basis and allows you to follow a somewhat flexible routine."
Posted 8 years ago in New York City, NY
Director of Fiduciary Advisory Unit

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I have a great relationship with my immediate supervisor and my staff."

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

"In the current economy, you take what you can get. Good luck and God bless!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"There is an unhealthy culture here."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Financial Advisor

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I liked the autonomy, unlimited commission, great location, making some new friends, and the nice office."

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

"The pre-hiring tests are very difficult."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"It was not team-focused. Training could have been better. There was a lack of mentoring."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide more support to employees, better training, better mentoring, and cover more expenses."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Research Analyst

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I liked the intensive and focused research environment. I also appreciated the intellectual challenge and diversity of the material that we produced for associates and senior managers."

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

"I was placed through a recruiter."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"The hours were sometimes very long, but the location was good, so late night transportation was not a consideration."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stay focused on continual improvement of the skill set for the team."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Telecom Administrator

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I like the learning and cooperation. Coworkers are helpful anytime beyond their limits."

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

"Cover each and every point covered in your offer letter."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"Growth is very slow and parallel with income. Also, management never tries to speak directly with team members to know their query."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Look at lower candidate growth. At least in one or two months there should be meetings with all team members."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
VP of Merchant Banking

"Very good working experience with a great business community."

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I enjoy software development and have the freedom to provide unique solutions to common business problems."

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

"It is a good working environment where performance is rewarded in meritocracy."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"Morgan Stanley is a very large company where getting some things done may take weeks."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Analyst

"Challenging, educational and productive."

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I like more exposure to accounting works, financial analysis, and challenges towards a more productive future."

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

"Be true and sincere to yourself. Be honest in doing your utmost for the company."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I dislike if our careers stagnate and professional growth cannot be attained."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management should be open and approachable to lower key officials. Frequent training should also be encouraged."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Application Developer

"It was a contract position."

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"It is very well run, and there is a documented process for every task."

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

"Have a great resume, dress very professionally, and know business acronyms."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I dislike having many mundane support-based tasks instead of concentrating on development."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work. The well-managed processes are greatly appreciated."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Investment Advisor

"Extraordinary."

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I like the people, the clients, and the experience of making a difference financially for my clients."

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

"Do your research and interview other employees working for the specific office."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I dislike the culture, the neutralizer management structure, and their inability to motivate the employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to understand what the true needs of the employees are, and find a new way to empower them."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Assistant

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I learned how to talk to new clients. Also, I learned about hard work."

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

"No, I think they did a great job. I really enjoyed my time at this company."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"It was a stable, growth company and a good work environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should have more learning classes. I would have been happy to learn more about all the products."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Administrative Assistant

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"The pay is pretty good, and so are some coworkers. I like the view from my window."

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

"Know what you are getting into. If you don't like interacting with people, then this may be the fit for you."

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"I dislike the culture. Everything is about work, and hardly anyone interacts, which is my main setback."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would make sure to incorporate my employees and see what makes them happy."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Senior Manager

"7 years experience in diverse tech verticals"

What do you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"The people are genuinely warm and interested in helping out."

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

"Keep it honest, treat the interview with humility and recognize that some people have been at the company for years"

What don't you like about working at Morgan Stanley?

"The growth opportunities are limited and even though the majority of the business is on the East Coast, the critical technology innovation happens on the West Coast."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Put the right level of talent in the right positions, spend more on hiring good technical talent even if H-1 sponsorship is required"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Account Manager

"A world-leading organization with leading products."

Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5 Company Culture 4.8 / 5
Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Senior Software Engineer
Person You Work For 2.1 / 5 People You Work With 3.3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.7 / 5
Company Culture 1.6 / 5 Way You Work 3.6 / 5
Fund Accountant
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 3.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Telecommunications Engineer
Person You Work For 4.1 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3.8 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

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Is Morgan Stanley a good company to work for?

Morgan Stanley has an overall rating of 3.9 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 294 Morgan Stanley Review Ratings left anonymously by Morgan Stanley employees, which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 93% of employees would recommend working at Morgan Stanley.

Does Morgan Stanley pay their employees well?

Morgan Stanley employees earn $60,000 annually on average, or $29 per hour, which is 9% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 116 Morgan Stanley employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Morgan Stanley Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Morgan Stanley?

93% of employees would recommend working at Morgan Stanley with the overall rating of 3.9 out of 5. Employees also rated Morgan Stanley 3.7 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.7 for Rewards You Receive, 3.5 for Growth Opportunities and 3.9 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Morgan Stanley?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Morgan Stanley is a COO at $333,000 annually. Browse Morgan Stanley Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Morgan Stanley?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Morgan Stanley is a Assistant Office Manager at $15,000 annually. Browse Morgan Stanley Salaries by Job Profile.

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

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