Compare Parexel vs Covance BETA

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

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Covance

Employee Ratings

  • Parexel scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Covance scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1671 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1603 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Parexel employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Covance employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Parexel Ceo Jamie Macdonald
77%
77%Jamie Macdonald
CEO Approval
Covance Ceo Paul Kirchgraber
81%
81%Paul Kirchgraber
Covance employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Covance employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Covance has 2 more total submitted salaries than Parexel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior CRA1 Salaries
CA$64/hr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$125,518/yr
Consultant1 Salaries
CA$83,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
CRA II3 Salaries
CA$90,358/yr
Clinical Team Lead1 Salaries
CA$130,383/yr
Senior Project Data Manager1 Salaries
CA$79,709/yr

What Employees Say

  • Parexel had 1 more reviews than Covance that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Covance had 34 more reviews than Parexel that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 164 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 78 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 77 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 74 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 75 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 35 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 109 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 52 reviews)
Featured Review
"PA"Jun 21, 2019

Former Employee - Pharmacovigilance Analyst

I worked at Parexel full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

It has amazing work culture

Cons

Nothing I can think of

"Awesome!"Jan 6, 2020

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Covance full-time for less than a year

Pros

Career development Benefits People Compensation Management

Cons

None that I can think of.

Job Postings

Covance has 7 more recently posted open jobs than Parexel.