LPL Financial Reviews

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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3.7
71%
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LPL Financial CEO Dan Arnold
Dan Arnold
179 Ratings
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  • "Diversity in upper management is definitely an issue(in 24 reviews)

  • "Back Office Reps aren't trained well and often give you the wrong info(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Sr Manager"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune

    I have been working at LPL Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Client to work with

    Cons

    No cons so far. I am happy.

  2. "Great Internship"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Internal Audit Internship 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LPL Financial part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    We had hands on experience auditing controls and were given opportunities to sit in on audits and walkthroughs. A lot of wonderful training opportunities and seminars. Although it was online management was able to mentor us very effectively.

    Cons

    A lot of technical difficulties from it being online. The laptops provided were somewhat slow and the vpn had occasional issues.

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  3. "Amazing"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Operations Specialist in Fort Mill, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LPL Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture Team Work from home Benefits Great office

    Cons

    Pay could be better na

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  4. "I like them"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Client Service Associate in West Chester, PA

    I have been working at LPL Financial full-time

    Pros

    Very Large company to work for

    Cons

    Difficult to speak with same tech rep every time

  5. "where there is a problem, there is an opportunity."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - VP-Technology in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LPL Financial full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity if you love technology,

    Cons

    Legacy technology, the slow pace of innovation, old timers

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  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at LPL Financial full-time

    Pros

    Performance based reviews, flexible schedules, time off is up to your manager. Good people...

    Cons

    Some long days, and some managers expect weekend check-ins too, but that based on what team your on, and the scope of the work,

  7. "Great job with growth potential"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Internal Regional Director of Business Development in Fort Mill, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LPL Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits, including gym on site.

    Cons

    Promoting can be challenging, and often people cite, needing to leave to gain other experience and come back for the promotion.

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  8. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LPL Financial full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity, lots of locations in the USA, flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Changing environment all the time, super busy, work hard!

  9. "best independent broker dealer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LPL Financial full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    unbiased. no in house products. good pass thru of fees. lots of support.

    Cons

    I wouldn't do the corporate RIA, I would be hybrid RIA.

  10. "Great Place to Work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - AVP-Project Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LPL Financial full-time

    Pros

    In recent years leadership has stepped it up. Great place to work.

    Cons

    Salaries are not that competitive and in-house promotions for women are not that common.

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