Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Unilever BETA

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

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Unilever

Employee Ratings

  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Unilever scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, 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)
4.0
(based on 6064 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 6929 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.7
Unilever employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Unilever Ceo Alan Jope
96%
96%Alan Jope
Unilever employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Unilever employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Unilever employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 713 more total submitted salaries than Unilever.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Industrial Placement Student53 Salaries
£19,217/yr
Senior Scientist62 Salaries
£38,925/yr
General Manager47 Salaries
£71,430/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant CMI Manager34 Salaries
£37,439/yr
Research Scientist18 Salaries
£37,499/yr
Brand Development Director9 Salaries
£63,220/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • "Flexible working hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Unilever.
  • Unilever had 16 more reviews than GlaxoSmithKline that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 372 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 260 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 255 reviews)
"Great people"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 135 reviews)
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 156 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 151 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - GSK Industrial Placement Student

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

Pros

Great place to work and research

Cons

None i can think of

"Good"5 Mar 2021

Current Employee - Level III Apprentice

I have been working at Unilever full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good work life balance Good team spirit

Cons

Nice team to work in which cares

Advice to Management

Carry on what you're doing

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,396 more recently posted open jobs than Unilever.