Compare Pfizer vs AstraZeneca BETA

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

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AstraZeneca

Employee Ratings

  • AstraZeneca scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 3764 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 3052 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pfizer Ceo Albert Bourla
92%
92%Albert Bourla
CEO Approval
AstraZeneca Ceo Pascal Soriot
98%
98%Pascal Soriot
AstraZeneca employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Pfizer employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Positive Business Outlook
80%
AstraZeneca employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Pfizer employees rated theirs.

Salaries

AstraZeneca has 16 more total submitted salaries than Pfizer.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern5 Salaries
CA$25/hr
Medical Advisor2 Salaries
CA$118,339/yr
Procurement Manager2 Salaries
CA$116,374/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Global Study Leader2 Salaries
CA$115,062/yr
Medical Science Liaison3 Salaries
CA$119,071/yr
Clinical Development Associate Manager2 Salaries
CA$103,139/yr

What Employees Say

  • AstraZeneca had 46 more reviews than Pfizer that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Pfizer had 73 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Pfizer had 1 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 279 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 226 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 325 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 153 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 118 reviews)
"Job security"(in 62 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 117 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 41 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at Pfizer full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Benefits, work life balance, growth opportunities, leadership support, engaging work

Cons

Nothing that I can think of right now.

"Great company"Sep 30, 2020

Current Employee - Clinical Operations

I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

Pros

Great pipeline, wonderful culture, good development

Cons

Fast speed, some areas need further development

Job Postings

Pfizer has 137 more recently posted open jobs than AstraZeneca.