Charles Schwab Reviews

Updated Sep 28, 2022

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4.1
80%
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91%
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Charles Schwab President and Chief Executive Officer Walt Bettinger II
Walt Bettinger II
2,320 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work-life balance especially during COVID since it's fully remote for now(in 326 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits with company matching(in 210 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "limited job availability in San Francisco(in 79 reviews)

  • "pay kind of low but work-life balance was great(in 72 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee
      Featured Review

      Great environment

      Jul 7, 2022 - Participant Services Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      So far with my work at Schwab, I’ve only encountered positive colleagues who strive to help everyone around them grow. Thorough coaching, 1:1 time, and other developmental meetings have been common and provide us with a sense of purpose and direction for our careers. This is a great entry level position for anyone wanting to get their toes wet in the world of finance, or simply advance their career at Schwab.

      Cons

      Some of the resources, as well as the software can be a bit confusing at times.

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      Charles Schwab Response

      Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! At Schwab, we value all employees, and we strive to provide an excellent environment to help grow successful careers. We're always looking for ways to improve, please reach out to your manager for additional training opportunities or to discuss any further concerns. Thanks again for your hard work and dedication!

    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Very good

      Jun 11, 2021 - Assistant Manager in Letterkenny
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Amazing colleagues and good pay

      Cons

      Very long hours and pressure

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good place

      Jan 3, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      work life balance and 401k

      Cons

      none comes to mind for cons

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great company!

      Sep 28, 2022 - Senior Manager in Austin, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great culture! Very collaborative, friendly environment!

      Cons

      IT needs updated. WFH policy is confusing and

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      vp fc

      Sep 28, 2022 - VP-Financial Consultant in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      very laid back company; can make a lot of money.

      Cons

      still a lot of issues with generating new leads. only pay 8 basis points for gross assets and 20 basis points for advice.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Sep 28, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits , great career advancement,

      Cons

      Can be overwhelming sometimes and challenging

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great benefits

      Sep 27, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great coworkers Benefits Vacation time

      Cons

      Bad office Time difference Dog calls

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Sr product manager

      Sep 27, 2022 - Sr Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great company to work for, good culture, good people, company spends money on its employees

      Cons

      You can get laid off anytime, based on market conditions

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Sep 26, 2022 - Specialist Operations 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work life balance, supportive management, growth opportunities

      Cons

      Still looking for them honestly

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Company

      Sep 25, 2022 - VP-Financial Consultant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice work-life balance Promotes fast Lots of support

      Cons

      Higher base would be nice

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    Charles Schwab Reviews FAQs

    Charles Schwab has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 4,683 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at Charles Schwab to a friend and 79% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Charles Schwab employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Charles Schwab. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    80% of Charles Schwab employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Charles Schwab 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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