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

  • Unilever scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 7641 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 8793 reviews)
Unilever employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.7
Unilever employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
Unilever 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
Unilever Ceo Alan Jope
95%
95%Alan Jope
Unilever 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
86%
Unilever employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Unilever employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,083 more total submitted salaries than Unilever.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist95 Salaries
£39,473/yr
Industrial Placement Student81 Salaries
£20,794/yr
Director62 Salaries
£94,472/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Scientist24 Salaries
£39,085/yr
Intern17 Salaries
£21,395/yr
Manager16 Salaries
£51,689/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 2 more reviews than GlaxoSmithKline that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 451 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 330 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 299 reviews)
"Great people"(in 240 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 176 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 172 reviews)
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 228 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 174 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

"Great company"14 Jan 2022

Current Employee - National Account Manager

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

Pros

Training Strong brands Management Great strategies to cope with a changing world

Cons

Too big, can get lost in the crowd

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 3,698 more recently posted open jobs than Unilever.
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