Pfizer Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Sep 11, 2020

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Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla
Albert Bourla
274 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance Was strained at times(in 118 reviews)

  • "The salary also seems to be lower than competitors although there is increased job security(in 62 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Exciting mission and challenging work!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Collegeville, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.

  2. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Operations Manager in Kirkland, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay. Good work-life balance. Great working facility.

    Cons

    Tougher for people in global roles to get promoted.


  3. "Program manager"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Working independently with great flexibility is great for work-life balance

    Cons

    Frequent reorganization can be difficult to manage for some people

  4. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analytical Chemist 

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits and good work- life balance

    Cons

    Bad management- take sides and biased.

  5. "Review"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is good and good benefits

    Cons

    Highly hierarchical organization and conservative values oozing everywhere

  6. "Great company to work!! Benefits, salary, culture, learn and growth opportunities."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AP Senior Analyst in San Jose, San Jose
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work-Life Balance. Huge opportunities to learn and grow professionally.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy. You can experience micromanagement, but as with any other company, it depends on your upline.

  7. COVID-19

    "Good entry level position"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Procurement Coordinator in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They teach you everything you need to know about procurement Good work/life balance You can choose to work bank holidays or not WoH during Covid lockdown

    Cons

    You will be a contractor - after 2 years the contract is over

  8. "Hopping place"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Administrative in Chesterfield, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay with room for growth

    Cons

    Work life balance Was strained at times

  9. "overall good experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Data Scientist 

    I worked at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    well known big pharma - very good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Inefficient work organization. Too many cooks spoil the broth

  10. "Excellent employer"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Excellent salary, good work-life balance, good benefits package, good work climate

    Cons

    HighlyRegulated industry, hard getting things done, burocratic

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