Compare Roche vs Novartis BETA

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

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Novartis

Employee Ratings

  • Roche scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Novartis scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 3359 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 4476 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Roche Ceo Severin Schwan
95%
95%Severin Schwan
CEO Approval
Novartis Ceo Vas Narasimhan
96%
96%Vas Narasimhan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
88%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Positive Business Outlook
76%

Salaries

Roche has 87 more total submitted salaries than Novartis.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Medical Manager7 Salaries
£65,804/yr
Senior Regulatory Program Manager8 Salaries
£57,100/yr
Hospital Sales Specialist6 Salaries
£55,049/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Medical Science Liaison6 Salaries
£58,276/yr
Project Manager1 Salaries
£41,093/yr
Key Account Manager3 Salaries
£65,219/yr

What Employees Say

  • Roche had 2 more reviews than Novartis that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Roche had 4 more reviews than Novartis that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 168 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 145 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 175 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 166 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 47 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
"Decision making"(in 56 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review
"Feel valued"22 Feb 2021

Current Contractor - Study Start Up Specialist

I have been working at Roche

Pros

- World renowned - Supportive, listen to the people on ‘the ground’ - Open to changing and improving processes - Friendly atmosphere

Cons

- Use of Google (web based Gmail, google chat, Gsites) instead of Microsoft (Outlook application, Teams)

Former Employee - Process Expert

I worked at Novartis full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Share scheme, people, salary, healthcare

Cons

Few opportunities for travel, development, training

Job Postings

Novartis has 508 more recently posted open jobs than Roche.