Compare Merck vs AstraZeneca BETA

See how AstraZeneca vs. Merck compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Merck

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AstraZeneca

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 3422 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2772 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Merck Ceo Kenneth C. Frazier
89%
89%Kenneth C. Frazier
CEO Approval
AstraZeneca Ceo Pascal Soriot
95%
95%Pascal Soriot
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Positive Business Outlook
71%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Laboratory Technician2 Salaries
£28,978/yr
Industrial Placement Student2 Salaries
£14,878/yr
Engineer1 Salaries
£34,850/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist35 Salaries
£44,264/yr
Associate Director15 Salaries
£77,157/yr
Test Manager10 Salaries
£83,830/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 294 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 244 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 303 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 147 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 90 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 58 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 111 reviews)
"No cons"(in 52 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Associate Director

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

Pros

Work with extremely motivated people in a company who really values its employees

Cons

Progression without a strong R&D background can be difficult

"Excellent"3 Apr 2020

Former Contractor - Talent Acquisition Partner

I worked at AstraZeneca for less than a year

Pros

Professionalism, technology, communication, honesty and overall excellent company that you should take up the opportunity to join without any hesitation.

Cons

Not much, it is a busy working environment but otherwise not many Con's to highlight.

Advice to Management

Continue to do what you are doing, great company and excellent management. Approachable, professional and excellent communication.

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