Compare Novartis vs Sanofi BETA

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

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Sanofi

Employee Ratings

  • Novartis scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, 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 3779 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 3792 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Novartis employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Sanofi employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Novartis Ceo Vas Narasimhan
94%
94%Vas Narasimhan
CEO Approval
Sanofi Ceo Paul Hudson
93%
93%Paul Hudson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Novartis employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Sanofi employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Novartis employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Sanofi employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Novartis has 27 more total submitted salaries than Sanofi.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Medical Science Liaison5 Salaries
£57,740/yr
Principal Scientist4 Salaries
£47,954/yr
Production Supervisor1 Salaries
£49,167/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Medical Advisor2 Salaries
£82,999/yr
Senior Scientist2 Salaries
£38,680/yr
QC Analyst3 Salaries
£25,613/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Novartis.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Sanofi.
  • "Decision making" was the most mentioned Con at Novartis.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Sanofi.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 155 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 148 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 239 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 224 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Decision making"(in 51 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 43 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 102 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 87 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Medical Science Liaison

I worked at Novartis part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

innovative, good salaries, great team, curently one of the best pipelines out there

Cons

they know how to attract talent but need to know how to keep it. lots of processes and layers of approvals

Advice to Management

Work on opportunities for MSLs to grow outside of their role.

"Great company"6 Aug 2020

Former Intern - Process Scientist

I worked at Sanofi for more than a year

Pros

Friendly, supportive culture and colleagues

Cons

I had limited exposure to variety of projects

Advice to Management

Nothing

Job Postings

Sanofi has 1,819 more recently posted open jobs than Novartis.