Compare Amgen vs GlaxoSmithKline BETA

See how working at Amgen vs. GlaxoSmithKline 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 Amgen vs. GlaxoSmithKline. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Amgen

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GlaxoSmithKline

Employee Ratings

  • Amgen scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2246 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6065 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Amgen employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.8
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
94%
94%Robert A. Bradway
Amgen employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Amgen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
61%

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 210 more total submitted salaries than Amgen.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager1 Salaries
CA$119,391/yr
Co-Op2 Salaries
CA$19/hr
Project Manager1 Salaries
CA$78,622/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Territory Associate10 Salaries
CA$64,906/yr
Intern5 Salaries
CA$49,224/yr
Project Manager4 Salaries
CA$87,220/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Amgen.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 39 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 66 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 221 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 220 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 372 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 260 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 69 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 135 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Research Associate

I have been working at Amgen for more than 3 years

Pros

Great work atmosphere, forward thinking culture

Cons

Limited opportunities for growth in certain departments

Former Contractor - QC Chemist

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline for more than a year

Pros

Great enviroment, friendly, good perks, discounted products, health insurance

Cons

Long hours, stressfull, fast pace

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,118 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.