Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Roche BETA

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

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Roche

Employee Ratings

  • Roche scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5737 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 3213 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Roche employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Roche employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Roche Ceo Severin Schwan
94%
94%Severin Schwan
Roche employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Roche employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Roche employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 100 more total submitted salaries than Roche.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Territory Associate9 Salaries
CA$65,332/yr
Scientist2 Salaries
CA$76,400/yr
Intern5 Salaries
CA$49,619/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Director3 Salaries
CA$161,742/yr
Country Study Manager7 Salaries
CA$115,530/yr
Intern3 Salaries
CA$49,287/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 84 more reviews than Roche that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Decision making" was the most mentioned Con at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Roche.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 361 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 251 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 246 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 167 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Decision making"(in 134 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 133 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 48 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 37 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Quality Compliance Associate

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

Pros

- Great people to work with - Flexible hours - Great cafe and gym - Environment to learn

Cons

- Difficult to grow - Hard to nail down full time if you're contract - No benefits if you're contract. They're fantastic if you're FT

"Good company"Jan 18, 2021

Current Employee - Bio Statistician

I have been working at Roche full-time

Pros

Excellent collaboration, innovation, learning more thing

Cons

Nothing bad so far, overall good experience

Job Postings

Roche has 635 more recently posted open jobs than GlaxoSmithKline.