PIMCO Reviews

Updated May 9, 2022

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3.8
65%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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PIMCO CEO Emmanuel Roman
Emmanuel Roman
164 Ratings
Pros
  • "Smart people almost universally(in 62 reviews)

  • "PIMCO has the best people working here(in 42 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance is a bit challenging(in 48 reviews)

  • "There were months with very long hours that seemed to be inconsistent across the time (some folks working 12(in 48 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Sep 1, 2021 - Account Manager in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people and learning opportunity

      Cons

      Long hours and low chance of internal transfers

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Investment driven, strong culture

      Jan 30, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great brand name High caliber colleagues Strong firm culture Investment driven

      Cons

      Limited upside A lot of politics Reward is not meritocracy based Slow development, conservative

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Low employee loyalty company

      Aug 17, 2021 - Senior Associate in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great retirement package (100%match off with volunteer contribution) Great medical package

      Cons

      - Extremely low yearly increment - No job progression especially in Operation function. - Do not treasure employee, and treat them as replacement machine only

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good place

      Feb 4, 2021 - Compliance in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Place to work. Love it.

      Cons

      No much downside to working at PIMCO

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    5. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Intense Working Environment

      Jan 30, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      wide range of work, top institutional clients

      Cons

      putting out fires all the time, intense mode, not much emphasis on employees well-being

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Smart people; OT

      Dec 9, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people and good business model

      Cons

      No work life balance and overtime

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Work environment

      Nov 13, 2020 - Account Management in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High caliber people, investment driven, high standard

      Cons

      Work very intense and promotion is relying on multi-year exceeding business objective

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Associate

      Jun 14, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture in the office and team

      Cons

      Business development plan need to be improved

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      associate

      Apr 3, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      great firm and great learning opportunities

      Cons

      long hours and intense environment

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      great place and people

      May 9, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      team , management ,canteen , fruit Mondays , team outings

      Cons

      none to say as all is great so far

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    PIMCO has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 663 reviews left anonymously by employees. 65% of employees would recommend working at PIMCO to a friend and 64% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, PIMCO employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at PIMCO. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

    65% of PIMCO employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated PIMCO 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.4 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

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