Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Roche BETA

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

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Roche

Employee Ratings

  • Roche scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 6467 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 3627 reviews)
Roche employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.8
Roche employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Roche employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.1
Roche employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.6
Roche employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.2
Roche employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
76%
76%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Roche Ceo Severin Schwan
96%
96%Severin Schwan
Roche employees rated their CEO Approval 20% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Roche employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Roche employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,922 more total submitted salaries than Roche.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist68 Salaries
£38,985/yr
General Manager47 Salaries
£71,104/yr
Project Manager21 Salaries
£53,497/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Clinical Scientist7 Salaries
£76,139/yr
Manager2 Salaries
£38,728/yr
Senior Regulatory Program Manager7 Salaries
£77,232/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 92 more reviews than Roche that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Roche.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 372 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 260 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 168 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 145 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 135 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 47 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 37 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Audit Director

I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Great Energy, Good canteen and benefits

Cons

Poor pipeline and senior leaders are bullies

Current Employee - Sales Representative

I have been working at Roche full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good team, Good management structure, Collaborative environment

Cons

Work life balance, can be challenging at times

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 914 more recently posted open jobs than Roche.