Compare Amgen vs GlaxoSmithKline BETA

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Amgen

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GlaxoSmithKline

Employee Ratings

  • Amgen scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2245 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6064 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Amgen employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.8
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
94%
94%Robert A. Bradway
Amgen employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Amgen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
61%

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,895 more total submitted salaries than Amgen.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Clinical Research Study Manager4 Salaries
£61,612/yr
Senior Associate3 Salaries
£53,389/yr
Senior Manager5 Salaries
£81,642/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist61 Salaries
£38,900/yr
Industrial Placement Student52 Salaries
£19,258/yr
General Manager47 Salaries
£71,430/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Amgen.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 39 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 66 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 221 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 220 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 372 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 260 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 69 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 135 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Student Statistician

I worked at Amgen for more than a year

Pros

- Excellent training - Well equipped and prepared to take on students -You're given real responsibility quickly

Cons

- Additional qualifications needed to work full time

Former Employee - GSK Industrial Placement Student

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

Pros

Great place to work and research

Cons

None i can think of

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,118 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.