Awards & Recognition


Industry Awards

National Business Awards

National Workplace Awards

Regional Workplace Awards

Military Workplace Awards


Seeing challenges “Through Clients’ Eyes” is the North Star that guides everything we do. Any recognition and awards we receive mean that we’re making a difference by helping improve peoples’ lives. And for that, we are extremely humble and proud. 

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Industry Awards

Customer satisfaction is our measuring stick. That’s why we push ourselves to give you an ever-improving experience with our products, our services, and our people. And being recognized as the best at what we do by our clients and industry means we’re on the right track.

Industry Awards

  • 2022 Most Admired Companies Recognition

    Awarded by FORTUNE.

  • 2022 Best Online Brokers Recognition

    Awarded by Investor's Business Daily.

  • 2022 Best in Class Overall Recognition

    Awarded by

  • 2022 Online Brokers Recognition

    Awarded by Investopedia.

  • 2021 Most Trusted Broker Recognition

    Awarded by Investor's Business Daily.

  • 2019 Best Online Broker Recognition

    Awarded by Kiplinger’s.

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National Business Awards

Improving the lives of our clients is the best recognition we can receive. But hearing from others that we’re doing a good job is pretty great, too.

National Business Awards

  • 2021 Highest in Digital Satisfaction with Retirement Plan Participant Providers

    Awarded by J.D. Power.

  • 2019 Best Bank for Frequent Travelers

    Schwab has been recognized since 2017 by Kiplinger's.

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Community-Focused Awards

Giving back to the communities where we live and work is an important part of who we are as a company and as individuals

Community-Focused Awards

  • America’s 50 Most Community-Minded Companies

    Schwab has been recognized since 2017 by Points of Light .

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National Workplace Awards

A supportive culture and workplace where everyone is welcome, and has an opportunity to achieve their full potential, is a great point of pride for us.

National Workplace Awards

  • Forbes 2022 America's Best Large Employers award

    2022 America’s Best Large Employers Recognition

    Awarded by Forbes magazine.

  • 2022 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality Recognition

    Awarded by Human Rights Campaign.
    Charles Schwab has received a 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index every year since 2004.

  • 2021 The Best Employers for New Grads

    Awarded by Forbes magazine.

  • 2021 Top Employer Recognition

    Awarded by readers of Careers & the disABLED magazine.

  • 2021 DEI Award

    Schwab scored 100 on the 2021 Disability Equality Index.

  • 2021 Most Attractive Employer

    Awarded by Universum.

  • 2020 Best Places to Work in Money Management

    Charles Schwab Investment Management has been recognized by Pensions & Investments since 2016.

  • 2019 Readers’ Choice Top 50 Employer Recognition

    As compiled by Equal Opportunity magazine.

  • 2019 Best Company for Women Recognition

    Awarded by Fairygodboss for the second year in a row.

  • 2019 Top-Rated Workplace Recognition

    Awarded by Indeed for the second year in a row.

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Regional Workplace Awards

Our commitment to do right by our employees and give them a welcoming workplace where everyone can thrive has always been our mission. Being recognized for it by the communities where we operate is icing on the cake.

Regional Workplace Awards

  • 2022 100 Best Arizona Companies

    Schwab ranks as one of the Top Companies in Arizona by BestCompaniesAZ.

  • 2021 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies

    Schwab has been recognized since 2014.

  • 2021 Best Companies to Work for in Texas

    Schwab has been recognized since 2017.

  • 2021 Top Companies in Austin, TX

    Schwab ranks as one of the Top Companies in the greater Austin-area by LinkedIn.

  • Top Workplace Award

    Schwab ranks as a top place to work in many of the places we call home:

    Austin, TX (2013-2021)
    Charlotte, NC (2016-2021)
    Chicago, IL (2013-2021)
    Cleveland, OH (2013-2018, 2020-2021)
    Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (2017-2021)
    Denver, CO (2013-2021)
    Indianapolis, IN (2013-2022)
    Orlando, FL (2019-2021)
    San Francisco, CA (2013-2021)

  • Top companies to work for in Arizona 2020 award badge

    2020 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona

    Schwab has been recognized since 2013.

  • 2019 Best Places to Work

    Schwab ranks as a best place to work in both Austin, TX and Central Texas.

Military Workplace Awards

Military Workplace Awards

We’re honored to be recognized by military organizations for our support of veterans and their families, and thank all former and active service members and their families for their sacrifice.

Military Workplace Awards

  • 2021 Best of the Best Recognition

    Schwab has been recognized since 2012 by U.S. Veterans Magazine.

  • 2020 Military Friendly Employer

    Schwab has been recognized since 2012.

  • 2020 Best for Vets Employer Recognition

    Schwab was recognized (2010-2016, 2019-2020) by Military Times EDGE.


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Charles Schwab received the highest score in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Retirement Plan Digital Satisfaction Study of customers’ satisfaction with their employer-sponsored retirement provider’s digital channels. Visit for more details.