Compare Parexel vs PPD BETA

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

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PPD

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)
3.4
(based on 1668 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1425 reviews)
PPD employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.3
PPD employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.7
PPD employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Parexel Ceo Jamie Macdonald
78%
78%Jamie Macdonald
CEO Approval
PPD Ceo David Simmons
86%
86%David Simmons
PPD employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
PPD employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
PPD employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Parexel has 7 more total submitted salaries than PPD.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager1 Salaries
CA$123,959/yr
Consultant1 Salaries
CA$83,000/yr
CSM II1 Salaries
CA$89,079/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior CRA2 Salaries
CA$98,922/yr
Data Entry Clerk1 Salaries
CA$34,264/yr

What Employees Say

  • Parexel had 44 more reviews than PPD that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • PPD had 26 more reviews than Parexel that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 163 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 78 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 119 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 99 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 75 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 35 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 33 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

"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.

Job Postings

PPD has 1,235 more recently posted open jobs than Parexel.