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 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 5370 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 734 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.9
Sun Life employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Scotiabank employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Scotiabank Ceo Brian J. Porter
86%
86%Brian J. Porter
CEO Approval
Sun Life Ceo Dean Connor
95%
95%Dean Connor
Sun Life employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Scotiabank employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Sun Life employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Scotiabank employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Sun Life employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Scotiabank employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Sun Life salaries averaged CA$24,575 higher than Scotiabank.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Advisor620 Salaries
CA$48,605/yr
Customer Service Representative345 Salaries
CA$17/hr
Senior Manager246 Salaries
CA$102,782/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Financial Advisor69 Salaries
CA$57,779/yr
Customer Service Representative44 Salaries
CA$43,111/yr
Director49 Salaries
CA$124,237/yr

What Employees Say

  • Scotiabank had 217 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 environment"(in 328 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 305 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 111 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 88 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 114 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 75 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 27 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 19 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Transfers Administrator

I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

Pros

Very good working environment, good training program, work-life balance, young managers and excellent working conditions

Cons

Less promotion opportunities, sometime the internal processes were complicated

Current Employee - Vice President

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great people and culture Great leadership Not so much

Cons

People a bit uncomfortable with tough conversations Lot of management processes, takes a lot of time

Job Postings

Scotiabank has 1,005 more recently posted open jobs than Sun Life.