Compare Celgene vs Vertex Pharmaceuticals BETA

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

Employee Ratings

  • Celgene scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 417 reviews)
Celgene employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 377 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Celgene employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Celgene employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Celgene employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Celgene employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Celgene Ceo Mark J. Alles
52%
52%Mark J. Alles
CEO Approval
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Ceo Reshma Kewalramani
75%
75%Reshma Kewalramani
Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated their CEO Approval 23% higher than Celgene employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Celgene employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Celgene employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has 10 more total submitted salaries than Celgene.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager3 Salaries
£60,406/yr
Intern - Hourly1 Salaries
£9/hr
Drug Safety Specialist3 Salaries
£39,114/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Director2 Salaries
£123,303/yr
Intern4 Salaries
£20,629/yr
Medical Director1 Salaries
£126,637/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Stock options" was the most mentioned Pro at Celgene.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
  • Celgene had 5 more reviews than Vertex Pharmaceuticals that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Stock options"(in 41 reviews)
"Great company"(in 32 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 34 reviews)
"Great people"(in 24 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 30 reviews)
"Big pharma"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 25 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 18 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - QA Manager

I have been working at Celgene

Pros

Understanding colleagues Great working environment

Cons

Integration chaos at the moment but it is a good challenge.

Current Employee - Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing

I have been working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time

Pros

Strong sense of shared mission, friendly environment, diverse workforce, commitment to CSR, excellent benefits.

Cons

Poorly defined career paths, senior roles mostly based in Boston.

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