Compare Amgen vs GlaxoSmithKline BETA

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

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GlaxoSmithKline

Employee Ratings

  • Amgen scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1936 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 4955 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.9
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.9
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
85%
85%Robert A. Bradway
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Amgen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
59%

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,366 more total submitted salaries than Amgen.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Manager2 Salaries
£98,721/yr
Clinical Research Study Manager2 Salaries
£60,827/yr
Senior Associate2 Salaries
£36/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager47 Salaries
£70,519/yr
Senior Scientist44 Salaries
£37,241/yr
Industrial Placement Student24 Salaries
£18,529/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Amgen.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 36 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 52 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 209 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 206 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 318 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 233 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 85 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 65 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 121 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 117 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"14 May 2020

Current Employee - Senior Compliance Manager

I have been working at Amgen full-time

Pros

Great culture, people and benefits

Cons

West coast company means adjusting your working day to meet with colleagues

Former Employee - Brand Manager

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

Pros

Great culture. Very team oriented and gender balanced. Great offices and facilities.

Cons

Sometimes not quick enough off the pace versus similar sized competitors.

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 685 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.