Compare PPD vs ICON BETA

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

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ICON

Employee Ratings

  • PPD 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)
3.7
(based on 1425 reviews)
PPD employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 925 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
PPD employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
PPD employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
PPD employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
PPD employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
PPD Ceo David Simmons
86%
86%David Simmons
PPD employees rated their CEO Approval 26% higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
ICON Ceo Steve Cutler
60%
60%Steve Cutler
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
PPD employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
PPD employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

ICON has 13 more total submitted salaries than PPD.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior CRA2 Salaries
CA$100,166/yr
Data Entry Clerk1 Salaries
CA$34,695/yr
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What Employees Say

  • PPD had 24 more reviews than ICON that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • PPD had 46 more reviews than ICON that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • PPD had 56 more reviews than ICON that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 119 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 99 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 95 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 33 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 45 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great experience"Jun 17, 2019

Former Employee - Production Worker

I worked at PPD full-time

Pros

I love to work in a group and helping each other.

Cons

All things we do are an experience.

Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I worked at ICON for more than a year

Pros

Great Group of people to work with. They have SOPs but also tutoring abroad.

Cons

Had a better offer at another company as Associate Director in Pharmacovigilance.

Advice to Management

Take care of your CRAs. They are the bread and butter of business ventures.

Job Postings

PPD has 980 more recently posted open jobs than ICON.