Compare Parexel vs Covance BETA

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

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Covance

Employee Ratings

  • Parexel scored higher in 1 area: % Recommend to a friend.
  • Covance scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 121 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2111 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Parexel Ceo Jamie Macdonald
80%
80%Jamie Macdonald
CEO Approval
Covance Ceo Paul Kirchgraber
94%
94%Paul Kirchgraber
Covance employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Parexel employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Covance employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
65%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Covance employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Covance has 74 more total submitted salaries than Parexel.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager18 Salaries
£35,118/yr
Clinical Research Assistant6 Salaries
£22,628/yr
Software Engineer11 Salaries
£30,822/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager8 Salaries
£44,089/yr
Study Coordinator17 Salaries
£24,445/yr
QC Analyst9 Salaries
£20,111/yr

What Employees Say

  • Parexel and Covance both have 95 total submitted reviews for "Work environment".
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Parexel.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Covance.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 196 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 95 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 95 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 82 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 36 reviews)
"Career growth"(in 34 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 129 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 57 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Associate Director

I worked at Parexel full-time for more than a year

Pros

Solid matrix organization Good management (I can speak for myself) Pay is competitive within the CRO business Many Remote working opportunities

Cons

International collaborations can mean attending calls outside of normal work hours

"Great"12 Feb 2021

Current Employee - Associate

I have been working at Covance full-time

Pros

Good rate of pay and benefits

Cons

No cons really, it's a good environment

Job Postings

Parexel has 2,422 more recently posted open jobs than Covance.