AstraZeneca Benefits

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Employer Summary

At AstraZeneca, everything we do is underpinned by our Growth Through Innovation strategy and our dedication to building a great place to work. As a company, we have developed an offering which is competitive, compelling and aligned to our business performance; whilst supporting a culture where everyone feels valued, included and connected. As the world of work changes, our approach to reward and inclusion continues to evolve. Today, our vision and purpose is clear: together, we create rewarding experiences that inspire growth.

Here, you’ll be encouraged to grow and progress in your own way, building connections with the people around you and sharing in our sense of belonging. Your life at AstraZeneca is defined by you and guided by us. And, to help you and all of our people to enjoy a consistent experience on a global scale, we align our approach around four key principles:

Aligned to performance

Our approach is designed to deliver great performance – stimulating our commercial growth, scientific advancement, collaboration and personal development.


Our offering is flexible where possible, empowering you to choose the benefits that work for you. Typical benefits include healthcare, life insurance, saving for the long term and, in many markets, a range of benefits for you to tailor.


We aim to reward everything you do here and to help you create authentic connections to our purpose. We believe that being valued for who you are and the difference you bring is at the heart of a rewarding experience at work.


We build reward practices so that they are sustainable and affordable for the business, now and into the future.

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Sick Pay(6 comments)

    they give a day off for sick, but not more than some day in continues

  • Critical Illness Cover(4 comments)

    private insurance is provided, benefits like doc@hand etc

  • Life Insurance(4 comments)

    good with benefits like a death in service etc...

29 Sep 2020
Former Software Developer in Alderley Edge, England

The generous package included flexible options such as healthcare, pension, additional holidays, shopping vouchers, car purchase, child care vouchers, and more.

27 Mar 2020
Current Scientist in Cambridge, England

Divided into different levels, salary is brake into base and benefit fund

25 Mar 2020
Current Mr in Cambridge, England

Worst: Poor pension Best: Sharesave scheme

24 Mar 2020
Former Industrial Placement Student in Cambridge, England

AZinspire is a key focus of industrial placement students to get to see more of the company and young professional life

24 Feb 2020
Former Employee

Poor flexibility with work from. Home

12 Dec 2019
Current Associate Director in Cambridge, England

Best: overall compensation package e.g. LTIs, Stock Bonus, Cash Bonus, Car Allowance, holidays, flexible working Worst: Stopped matched pension payments

12 Dec 2019
Former Employee

Very good pension scheme,flexible working such as work from home once a week,private health insurance very good overall

25 Oct 2019
Current HR Business Partner in London, England

Best: Advantage Fund. Worst: Stock options limited to Directors

21 Aug 2019
Former Employee

The only downside to the benefits package is being aware how to access it all, Agency staff also have limited access to services.

4 Aug 2019
Former Regional Sales Manager in Basingstoke, England

Nothing bad except the gender pay gap

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Benefits Summary

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Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Benefits

  • Bike to Work Scheme (52)
  • Employee Discount
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

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