Compare Parexel vs Shire BETA

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Parexel

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Shire

Employee Ratings

  • Parexel scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Shire scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1668 reviews)
Parexel employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Shire employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.9
(based on 1019 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Parexel employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Shire employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Shire employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Parexel employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Shire employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Parexel employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Shire employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Parexel employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Shire employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Parexel Ceo Jamie Macdonald
78%
78%Jamie Macdonald
Parexel employees rated their CEO Approval 46% higher than Shire employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Shire Ceo Flemming Ornskov, MD
32%
32%Flemming Ornskov, MD
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Parexel employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Shire employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
45%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Parexel employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than Shire employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Parexel has 4 more total submitted salaries than Shire.
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
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CA$20/hr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$115,317/yr
Senior Counsel1 Salaries
CA$299,569/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Parexel.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Parexel.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 163 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 78 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 75 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 35 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

"Takeda changes"Dec 17, 2018

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Shire full-time

Pros

Collaborative and competent teams that are patient-centric.

Cons

Changes with Takeda are happening.

Advice to Management

Be sensitive in these times of change.

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