Compare Celgene vs Novartis BETA

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

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Novartis

Employee Ratings

  • Celgene scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Novartis scored higher in 3 areas: Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 412 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 3629 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Celgene employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Novartis employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Celgene Ceo Mark J. Alles
48%
48%Mark J. Alles
CEO Approval
Novartis Ceo Vas Narasimhan
92%
92%Vas Narasimhan
Novartis employees rated their CEO Approval 44% higher than Celgene employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Novartis employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than Celgene employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Novartis has 73 more total submitted salaries than Celgene.
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£48,718/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Stock options" was the most mentioned Pro at Celgene.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Novartis.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Celgene.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at Novartis.
Pros
Pros
"Stock options"(in 41 reviews)
"Great company"(in 32 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 149 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 138 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 29 reviews)
"Big pharma"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 60 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 51 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Analyst

I worked at Celgene for more than 3 years

Pros

people, culture, management, opportunity & truely work as described in the celgene values

Cons

Flexibility to laterally move - producing a skills matrix of all staff

Advice to Management

Skills matrix to pin point all staff skill levels

Former Employee - Medical Science Liaison

I worked at Novartis part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

innovative, good salaries, great team, curently one of the best pipelines out there

Cons

they know how to attract talent but need to know how to keep it. lots of processes and layers of approvals

Advice to Management

Work on opportunities for MSLs to grow outside of their role.

Job Postings

Novartis has 1,181 more recently posted open jobs than Celgene.