Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Apotex BETA

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

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Apotex

Employee Ratings

  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Apotex scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 6696 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 585 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
75%
75%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Apotex Ceo Jeff Watson
94%
94%Jeff Watson
Apotex employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Apotex employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Apotex has 324 more total submitted salaries than GlaxoSmithKline.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Scientist5 Salaries
CA$77,596/yr
Technician2 Salaries
CA$51,700/yr
Project Manager5 Salaries
CA$89,796/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Chemist47 Salaries
CA$53,340/yr
Production Technician46 Salaries
CA$43,051/yr
Project Leader26 Salaries
CA$74,485/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 223 more reviews than Apotex that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 112 more reviews than Apotex that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 372 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 260 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 37 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 33 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 135 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 28 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 12 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Operational Technician

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline for more than a year

Pros

Friendly staff and environment. Great quality assurance and HSE

Cons

Slow to change. Not easy to switch roles internally

"Good company"Mar 29, 2021

Former Employee - Chemist, Preformulation

I worked at Apotex full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Good team and great people

Cons

Commute was a bit too long for me personally

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 2,258 more recently posted open jobs than Apotex.