Compare Parexel vs ICON BETA

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

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ICON

Employee Ratings

  • Parexel scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • ICON scored higher in 4 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 93 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 925 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Parexel employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
ICON employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Parexel Ceo Jamie Macdonald
81%
81%Jamie Macdonald
Parexel employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
ICON Ceo Steve Cutler
60%
60%Steve Cutler
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Parexel employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than ICON employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
49%
ICON employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Parexel employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Parexel has 172 more total submitted salaries than ICON.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager13 Salaries
£35,487/yr
Software Engineer8 Salaries
£32,129/yr
Associate Director9 Salaries
£70,731/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Project Manager3 Salaries
£30,028/yr
Drug Safety Associate2 Salaries
£26,221/yr
Associate Director1 Salaries
£72,031/yr

What Employees Say

  • Parexel had 67 more reviews than ICON that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Parexel had 30 more reviews than ICON that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • Parexel had 10 more reviews than ICON that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 162 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 78 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 95 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 75 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 35 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 45 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Associate Project Leader

I have been working at Parexel full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Work life balance, internal career advancement, generous PTO

Cons

Benefits a little more expensive than other CRO's, still to "process driven," high turn over of Line management

"ICON"26 Jul 2018

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at ICON full-time

Pros

Great Culture. Supportive and Diverse

Cons

Cant think of Cons right now

Advice to Management

I cant think of an advise

Job Postings

ICON has 228 more recently posted open jobs than Parexel.