Compare Covance vs ICON BETA

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

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ICON

Employee Ratings

  • Covance scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • ICON scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 1582 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 925 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Covance employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Covance Ceo Paul Kirchgraber
79%
79%Paul Kirchgraber
Covance employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
ICON Ceo Steve Cutler
60%
60%Steve Cutler
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Covance employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Covance has 161 more total submitted salaries than ICON.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager6 Salaries
£43,527/yr
Clinical Research Associate4 Salaries
£39,034/yr
Medical Writer3 Salaries
£32,289/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager3 Salaries
£30,028/yr
Clinical Trial Assistant4 Salaries
£24,539/yr
Principal Medical Writer1 Salaries
£48,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • Covance had 21 more reviews than ICON that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Covance had 64 more reviews than ICON that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 77 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 74 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 95 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 109 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 52 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 45 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review
"Awesome!"6 Jan 2020

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Covance full-time for less than a year

Pros

Career development Benefits People Compensation Management

Cons

None that I can think of.

"ICON"26 Jul 2018

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at ICON full-time

Pros

Great Culture. Supportive and Diverse

Cons

Cant think of Cons right now

Advice to Management

I cant think of an advise

Job Postings

ICON has 313 more recently posted open jobs than Covance.