Compare Scotiabank vs Sun Life BETA

See how working at Scotiabank vs. Sun Life compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Scotiabank vs. Sun Life. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Scotiabank

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Sun Life

Employee Ratings

  • Sun Life scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 3594 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 462 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Scotiabank Ceo Brian J. Porter
79%
79%Brian J. Porter
CEO Approval
Sun Life Ceo Dean Connor
93%
93%Dean Connor
Sun Life employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Scotiabank employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Sun Life employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Scotiabank employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Sun Life employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Scotiabank employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Sun Life salaries averaged CA$26,842 higher than Scotiabank.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Advisor338 Salaries
CA$44,153/yr
Customer Service Representative222 Salaries
CA$16/hr
Senior Manager147 Salaries
CA$96,653/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Advisor43 Salaries
CA$55,071/yr
Customer Service Representative22 Salaries
CA$40,609/yr
Director24 Salaries
CA$125,669/yr

What Employees Say

  • Scotiabank had 151 more reviews than Sun Life that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Scotiabank.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Sun Life.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 249 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 243 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 92 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 91 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 65 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 24 reviews)
"Commission based"(in 16 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Data Analyst

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

Pros

Work is quite organized. Manager is very helpful and encouraging. Team members respect each other. Flexible work hours. Good career development.

Cons

Salary could be better but good to start your career. Work could sometimes be mundane and tiresome.

Advice to Management

None

Current Employee - Marketing

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than a year

Pros

-good work life balance -flexible hours

Cons

-feels like big corporate -can definitely get lost in the shuffle

Job Postings

Scotiabank has 1,278 more recently posted open jobs than Sun Life.