Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Waters BETA

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

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Waters

Employee Ratings

  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Waters scored higher in 2 areas: Senior Management and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5296 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 436 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Waters employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
88%
88%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Waters Ceo Udit Batra
100%
100%Udit Batra
Waters employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Waters employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Waters employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,511 more total submitted salaries than Waters.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist48 Salaries
£37,173/yr
General Manager47 Salaries
£70,391/yr
Process Engineer17 Salaries
£34,676/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Scientist1 Salaries
£42,000/yr
Director1 Salaries
£120,000/yr
Systems Test Engineer7 Salaries
£30,744/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 215 more reviews than Waters that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 112 more reviews than Waters that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 328 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 236 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 29 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 21 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 123 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 122 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 12 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 11 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Brand Manager

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great culture. Very team oriented and gender balanced. Great offices and facilities.

Cons

Sometimes not quick enough off the pace versus similar sized competitors.

Current Employee - Mechanical Production Engineer

I have been working at Waters full-time for less than a year

Pros

Competitive salary Friendly team Very interesting products

Cons

The only con would be location, but that all depends on where you personally live!

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,317 more recently posted open jobs than Waters.