Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Sanofi BETA

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

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Sanofi

Employee Ratings

  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Sanofi scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits and Senior Management.
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)
3.9
(based on 4905 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
75%
75%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Sanofi Ceo Paul Hudson
88%
88%Paul Hudson
Sanofi employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Sanofi employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Sanofi employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Sanofi salaries averaged £10,657 higher than GlaxoSmithKline.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Industrial Placement Student67 Salaries
£19,616/yr
Director53 Salaries
£91,729/yr
Project Manager31 Salaries
£53,048/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Industrial Placement Student3 Salaries
£19,461/yr
Director4 Salaries
£122,139/yr
Senior Project Manager2 Salaries
£54,764/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Sanofi.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 42 more reviews than Sanofi that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 372 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 260 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 260 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 237 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 135 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 105 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 98 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Service Analyst

I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline for more than a year

Pros

Development-orientated environment suited to graduates

Cons

limited career progression within corporate environment

Current Employee - Human Resources and Talent Acquisition Partner

I have been working at Sanofi full-time

Pros

Great packages and relaxed environment

Cons

Starting as a remote worker has its challenges

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,806 more recently posted open jobs than Sanofi.