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)
3.9
(based on 7056 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 4100 reviews)
Roche employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 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
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Roche employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
4.0
Roche employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.6
Roche employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
Roche employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
75%
75%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Roche Ceo Severin Schwan
95%
95%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
54%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Roche employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 2,275 more total submitted salaries than Roche.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist80 Salaries
£38,527/yr
Industrial Placement Student67 Salaries
£19,616/yr
Director53 Salaries
£91,729/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Statistical Programmer4 Salaries
£38,558/yr
Intern3 Salaries
£24,256/yr
Manager4 Salaries
£44,132/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
"So far so good"14 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Statistician

I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

Pros

Flexible working hours and location Amazing starting salary Generous holiday allowance Top of the range equipment

Cons

None I have come across yet

"Good company"16 Sep 2021

Former Intern - Clinical Data Manager

I worked at Roche for more than a year

Pros

friendly staff and many benefits

Cons

hard working from home during covid

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 674 more recently posted open jobs than Roche.