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About Morningstar

On May 16, 1984, Joe Mansueto founded Morningstar in his Chicago apartment. Today, Morningstar is a billion-dollar company with more than 6,000 employees around the world. For over 35 years we’ve worked tirelessly to empower investors to make confident investment decisions and achieve the success they deserve. We’ve done all of this with a steadfast – 

Empowering Investor Success

For over 35 years, we’ve been empowering investor success. Find out what this means to us.

Who We Are

At Morningstar, great people are our most important assets and essential to our success. We look for hardworking, enthusiastic people to join us in our mission to help investors reach their financial goals. In turn, we offer people an environment that fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, offers dynamic career paths, and rewards employees for helping Morningstar thrive. Great People People at Morningstar don’t have to be told to go the extra mile. It’s part of who we are. Knowing that everything we do will have an impact on investors drives us to make constant improvements to our methodologies and products. It challenges us to change the investing landscape for the better. In fact, many of us are avid investors who are intrigued by the fundamentals of the world’s markets. That helps us see through the eyes of our clients to develop the great products they really need. Backgrounds We Look For We seek smart, driven individuals who can contribute expertise gained from a variety of past experiences. Our staff of industry specialists includes PhDs, MBAs, and a number of professional designations including CFA charterholders. But you don’t necessarily need a business degree or a finance background for every role at Morningstar. We prize both creativity and analytical ability; a varied, interesting background gets our attention. You’ll find people at all levels of the company with degrees that range from Russian literature to history, English, and psychology.  A Variety of Roles Morningstar jobs require all types of talents. We regularly hire for positions including designers, researchers, salespeople, developers, and project managers. From our first days in business, we’ve been an early adopter of new technologies and believe in building great products in-house. We maintain a staff of hundreds of technologists who help us continue to push technology’s boundaries to find new and better ways to serve investors. ***We have been made aware that scammers are impersonating recruiters and sending job offers on behalf of Morningstar.  Please be aware that our hiring process is led only by Morningstar employees. We will never contact you from an email address other than  We will never ask for personally identifiable information by text message or by phone. If you think you've been impacted by scammers, please reach out to your local police authority and report the activity.***

Recent Grads

Your Future Starts Here The Morningstar Development Program is a two-year opportunity that provides recent college graduates the ability to explore different career paths through full-time placement in one of our offices. During the two-year program, participants will receive ongoing career development, mentorship and training, and apprenticeship opportunities with various business groups, such as investment management, data, tech, and research. Your experience is yours to create.


We believe in building great products in-house in a highly collaborative, agile environment where we focus on technical excellence, the user experience, and continuous improvement. Our technologists represent a range of skills and experience levels, but they all view their work as a craft and push technology’s boundaries to find new and better ways to serve investors.


Diverse Perspectives "Great People" is one of Morningstar's core values, and when it comes to our people, our differences are our strength. We cultivate an inclusive environment and value new ideas. We respect the thinking that comes from our employees' unique backgrounds, skills, perspectives, and experiences. We're a global company with employees who reflect the diversity of the clients and markets we serve. As investors benefit from maintaining diverse portfolios, Morningstar is strengthened by the contributions of our diverse workforce.  We're Better Together We celebrate both our individual differences and our unity as One Morningstar. It happens all over the world: Chicago adventurers sharing their stories in an employee travel group; the Mumbai office honoring India's Independence Day; a Mid-Autumn Festival gathering in Shenzhen; our Toronto office holding a forum and celebration supporting LGBT Pride; or hundreds of employees worldwide competing in the Morningstar Olympics.

Benefits & Offerings

We believe companies should grow, but never grow stale. We’ve built a place that keeps moving with benefits and perks to match. Great People - Join a diverse community of great people who support their peers and their communities. Generous Benefits - We’re investing in your future with benefits like health and wellness programs, retirement plans and flexible spending accounts. Grow With Us - We give our employees opportunities to grow from early career to experienced hires—and you can build a career that matters at Morningstar. Total Rewards - We recognize exceptional work with programs like our shared ownership plan and rewards such as equity and annual bonuses. On-The-Job Learning - Choose how you want to learn with our signature programs, tuition reimbursement, and educational stipends. No Corner Offices - Say yes to collaboration. Our offices were designed to be open and egalitarian where ideas are shared freely.
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