Compare Pfizer vs AstraZeneca BETA

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

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AstraZeneca

Employee Ratings

  • Pfizer scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • AstraZeneca scored higher in 4 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 4229 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 3430 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pfizer Ceo Albert Bourla
93%
93%Albert Bourla
CEO Approval
AstraZeneca Ceo Pascal Soriot
97%
97%Pascal Soriot
AstraZeneca employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Pfizer employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
81%
AstraZeneca employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Pfizer employees rated theirs.

Salaries

AstraZeneca has 731 more total submitted salaries than Pfizer.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Scientist4 Salaries
£41,116/yr
Intern9 Salaries
£18,925/yr
Industrial Trainee8 Salaries
£18,789/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist53 Salaries
£45,206/yr
Associate Director20 Salaries
£76,030/yr
Test Manager10 Salaries
£84,679/yr

What Employees Say

  • AstraZeneca had 40 more reviews than Pfizer that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Pfizer had 77 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Pfizer.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at AstraZeneca.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 311 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 241 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 164 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 128 reviews)
"Large company"(in 62 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 43 reviews)
"Medimmune"(in 42 reviews)
Featured Review
"Fantastic"22 Feb 2021

Former Intern - Reliability Project Engineer

I worked at Pfizer for less than a year

Pros

Great opportunity Supportive Attentive Great team and values

Cons

Only wish I could have worked there longer!

"Good company"23 Feb 2021

Current Employee - Associate Director

I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

Pros

Doctor at hand Life Insurance good with benefits like a death in service etc... Nudge sick pay

Cons

None None None None None

Job Postings

Pfizer has 29 more recently posted open jobs than AstraZeneca.