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 7689 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 4440 reviews)
Roche employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Roche employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Roche employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 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
3.5
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
76%
76%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Roche Ceo Severin Schwan
95%
95%Severin Schwan
Roche employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Roche employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Roche employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 2,603 more total submitted salaries than Roche.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist96 Salaries
£39,582/yr
Industrial Placement Student82 Salaries
£20,752/yr
Director63 Salaries
£93,899/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Clinical Scientist4 Salaries
£92,041/yr
Intern3 Salaries
£25,133/yr
Manager4 Salaries
£45,630/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 112 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 451 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 330 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 218 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 186 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 176 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 172 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 56 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Manager, Regulatory Affairs

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

Pros

The culture of the Company is the biggest pro for me. I am also incredibly proud of the work that we do, particularly on rare diseases and in lower income markets.

Cons

None that I can see at the moment

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Roche full-time

Pros

Best company to work for. They really do look after you.

Cons

There are no cons .

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,916 more recently posted open jobs than Roche.
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