Amgen Associate Scientist Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2020

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Amgen President & CEO Robert A. Bradway
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20 Ratings
  1. "Okay company..."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Scientist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best 401k, two weeks paid vacations.

    Cons

    Too much politics. Slow promotion, at least 5 years.

    Amgen Response

    July 9, 2020Social Media Coordinator

    Hello, thank you for your review. We are always striving to learn and grow as a team, and your feedback is critical to ensuring we keep improving for our staff members around the world. If you'd like to share more details about your experience with our team, please contact talentacquisitioninquiries@amgen.com. Thank you for taking the time to share this with us.

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Thousand Oaks, CA

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Pay is good. Campus is nice. Lots of room for mobility.

    Cons

    As a contract worker you won't get benefits.

    Amgen Response

    June 11, 2020Social Media Coordinator

    Hello, thank you for your review. We’re glad to hear you're enjoying Amgen's campus life and opportunities for growth. Please know, you can always connect with us at talentacquisitioninquiries@amgen.com to share more about your experience and feedback for our team. Thanks again for taking the time!

  3. "."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Scientist 

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    benefits are great and competitive

    Cons

    politics can create an unhappy environment

    Amgen Response

    January 28, 2020Social Media Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. We strive to create a respectful environment where team members can grow both personally and professionally, and we’re sorry to hear this is not your experience. We encourage you to speak with your manager so we can address this immediately. Please know, you may connect with our team any time at talentacquisitioninquiries@amgen.com to share more.

  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefit, nice people, great location

    Cons

    R&D is closing in Cambridge

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very collaborative environment, flexible work hours, great pay and benefits, cutting-edge technology and instruments, opportunities for career development

    Cons

    Promotions are hard to get

  6. "Great work enviorment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Associate Scientist in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to learn and grow. Management listen and support working on different areas.

    Cons

    Many job opportunities contract based only, difficult to become a full time employee.

  7. "Great company, wonderful people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Data Scientist in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management is great, compensation is generous, career development is highly valued

    Cons

    Better snacks? All in all i can’t think of anything bad

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  8. "Ok"

    3.0
    Current Contractor - Associate Scientist 

    I have been working at Amgen

    Pros

    Great coworkers, great technology and wonderful campus

    Cons

    Management treats CWs poorly compared to FTE.

  9. "Pretty good"

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Associate Scientist 

    I have been working at Amgen for less than a year

    Pros

    Really nice campus. Food is really good. Free coffee all the time. Comfortable work environment. Very friendly people.

    Cons

    Cant use the gym. Cant participate in some of the events.

  10. "Great company with diminishing job security especially in research."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Scientist in Thousand Oaks, CA

    I worked at Amgen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good salary. Work with smart people. Get to do cutting edge science.

    Cons

    Always the possibility of layoffs.

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