Compare Merrill Lynch vs Bank of America BETA

See how working at Merrill Lynch vs. Bank of America 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 Merrill Lynch vs. Bank of America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Merrill Lynch

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Bank of America

Employee Ratings

  • Bank of America scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 4373 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 31111 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.0
Bank of America employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Merrill Lynch employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Merrill Lynch Ceo Brian T. Moynihan
82%
82%Brian T. Moynihan
CEO Approval
Bank of America Ceo Brian T. Moynihan
88%
88%Brian T. Moynihan
Bank of America employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Merrill Lynch employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Bank of America employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Merrill Lynch employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Bank of America employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Merrill Lynch employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Bank of America has 265 more total submitted salaries than Merrill Lynch.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Operations Analyst4 Salaries
€37,808/yr
Senior Software Engineer2 Salaries
€128,687/yr
Analyst2 Salaries
€40,243/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Operations Analyst27 Salaries
€37,544/yr
Software Engineer15 Salaries
€60,634/yr
Senior Analyst10 Salaries
€44,849/yr

What Employees Say

  • Bank of America had 2,925 more reviews than Merrill Lynch that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • Bank of America had 468 more reviews than Merrill Lynch that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 205 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 187 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 3130 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1918 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 137 reviews)
"Merrill lynch"(in 93 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 605 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 553 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Merrill Lynch full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Supportive, Decisive, Good Team Structure

Cons

Training, length of time to recruit and back fill roles

"Great company"25 Mar 2022

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Bank of America full-time

Pros

Great world wide corporate culture

Cons

Underpay compared to other Wall Street banks

Job Postings

Merrill Lynch has 46 more recently posted open jobs than Bank of America.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
Merrill Lynch company logo9,051 Jobs
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Bank of America company logo9,005 Jobs
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