2018 Finance Benchmark

"Recognition of outstanding service and the company's focusing on quality and improvement are top drivers of engagement."


Our Finance benchmark represents a broad range of finance and investment focused companies. They range from more traditional finance companies (often those focused on modernizing) as well as more disruptive finance companies that might be described as 'FinTech'. 

Anatomy of the benchmark:

Response rate:

  • 84% average response rate across all companies

Sub industries:

  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Banking
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Investment Management
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Capital Markets

Distribution by sub-region:

  • ~55% North America, ~20% Europe, ~15% Oceania, ~5% Asia, ~5% Other


Average Glassdoor ratings:

We have connected the employee feedback data with ratings for each company included in the benchmark to provide the below insights.

  • CEO approval = 60%
  • Overall company rating 3.1 stars


Key Insights and Data for the People Geeks!

How engaged are employees in the Finance Industry?

Insight: Employee engagement within the Finance industry tends to be higher than what we see in other industries though still lags the Engaging Growth benchmark.

Employee Engagement quartile scores

For organizations or people geeks interested in the spread of employee engagement ratings, below are the engagement scores by quartile.

What has the biggest impact on employee engagement in Finance?

Insight: For finance organizations, while confidence in leaders and employee perceptions of learning and development opportunities are top drivers, stand-out drivers for this industry are recognition of outstanding service and the company's focusing on quality and improvement.


Learn more

Gain a deeper understanding of what makes our benchmarks special and learn more about how we calculate our region/country benchmarks here

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