T. Rowe Price

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T. Rowe Price Reviews

Updated 13 October 2014
Updated 13 October 2014
277 Reviews
3.6
277 Reviews
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T. Rowe Price President, CEO, and Director James A. C. Kennedy
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company offers great work life balance, benefits, stock purchasing, etc (in 23 reviews)

  • Great benefits and comfortable work environment (in 37 reviews)


Cons
  • headset policy is cumbersome, even for a call center) (in 15 reviews)

  • Impact to ability to have appropriate work life balance (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great internship experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Intern in Tampa, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Operations Intern in Tampa, FL (US)

    I worked at T. Rowe Price as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Learned a lot during my time there. Everyone was extremely friendly and willing to help. I worked on meaningful projects. Company strives to help the community by volunteering at local charities.

    Cons

    Internship program structure could have been better. There were days where I had nothing to do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dedicate more time to interns and make sure they have enough work to do. Dedicate projects to interns and have them work more with the departments.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Culture Great People

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at T. Rowe Price

    Pros

    75 years at being great!

    Cons

    Like any company certain people only think about themselves

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay Solid

  3.  

    Team oriented environment, most rewards are for helping the group. Naked pursuit of self interest a bad idea.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at T. Rowe Price

    Pros

    Very comfortable working in an environment where people want you to succeed.

    Cons

    Well-defined paths for your career are hard to figure out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help employees learn what path moves them ahead. Just working hard and being a team player doesn't always do it.

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  5.  

    Great company!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retirement Plan Coordinator in Owings Mills, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Retirement Plan Coordinator in Owings Mills, MD (US)

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company offers great work life balance, benefits, stock purchasing, etc. T Rowe Price is growing and understand how important it is to invest in it's people to get the most out of them. You can learn a lot from this company and it's just a great place to work.

    Cons

    Since it isn't a huge company, it can take a little while to advance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Portfolio Accounting

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at T. Rowe Price

    Pros

    Great place to start your career. Plenty of opportunity to grow. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Starting salary is low but benefits are good and salary increases quickly

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD (US)

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    It's like family. Most people are helpful.

    Cons

    Compensation could be higher than it is.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Early in my career but things are promising

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retirement Client Associate in Owings Mills, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Retirement Client Associate in Owings Mills, MD (US)

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great support for licensing. Sups and Seniors care about your development from day one.
    The people are great. Everyone is ambitious.

    Above average benefit structure.

    Cons

    First time having every minute of my day managed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on caring about the development of the associates, they will always reward you with hardwork.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Associate Analyst in Equity Research

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price

    Pros

    great corporate access. lots of potential to grow, great support from management. great opportunities to gain responsibility and pick up companies in portfolios

    Cons

    a little difficult to actually claim responsibility, very political culture, baltimore sucks, very beaurocratic difficult to manage levels

  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work, put in the time!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at T. Rowe Price full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    A great place to work, though sometimes you need to put some time in first before finding the best fit for you. Don't be discouraged if you are starting on the phones and feeling a little micromanaged. A lot of associates start on the phones and work their way up to bigger and better. The common denominator of those who "make it out" alive is the fact that they take ownership of their careers. The phones are a way in to a firm that offers you all sorts of opportunities, inside and outside of the world of finance.

    The benefits are great, 401(k) match one of the best, ESPP a nice perk and if used effectively, can help you to save up the remaining 25% that the firm doesn't reimburse for tuition (if math isn't your strong suit... they reimburse 75%).

    Cons

    Everyone knows the pay scale is on the conservative side...
    Downtown atmosphere can be a little stuffy but Owings Mills atmosphere can feel quite like a college campus at times. Pick what you feel is the lesser of the two evils.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage associates to take control of their careers, allow time for job shadows and info gathering to entry level associates. Be cognizant of the challenges associates deal with while working in call centers, and don't promote power hungry senior reps into management positions they might not be ready for.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Very enriching and friendly environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Owings Mills, MD (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Owings Mills, MD (US)

    I worked at T. Rowe Price as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Mentorship is very important to T. Rowe Price. I was immediately welcomed and treated as a member of the existing team, rather than an outsider or new employee. Everyone is very understanding, forgiving, and welcoming.

    Cons

    I don't really have any cons. I was not as fond of my supervisor as I would have liked, but technically I can't say anything wrong about the individual or the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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