BioMarin Pharmaceutical

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Reviews

52 Reviews
52 Reviews
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BioMarin Pharmaceutical CEO and Director J.J. Bienaimé
J.J. Bienaimé
31 Ratings

    Great salary, benefits, smart people, lots of free food, great to feel part of company helping rate disease patients

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    Current Employee - Director in Novato, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Novato, CA

    I have been working at BioMarin Pharmaceutical full-time (more than 3 years)


    Love my colleagues, great salary benefits, stock doing great, great to be part of helping patients suffering from horrific diseases, paid holiday shut down, ESPp, bonus pay is high.


    Long hours, unsophisticated management, inefficient, little span of control

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give all employees equity again.

    Positive Outlook
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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Interviews

Updated Nov 22, 2014
Updated Nov 22, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Manufacturing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BioMarin Pharmaceutical.

    Interview Details

    Got the interview from a career fair at my University. Consisted of 3 20-minute interviews with 3 panels of 2 people each. They went over what they do, and asked which department seemed like the best fit for me. Asked about my hobbies, my interested, and how that all would relate to my work at the company.

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Awards & Accolades

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The World's Most Innovative Companies, Forbes, 2014

Additional Info

Headquarters Novato, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1997
Type Company - Public (BMRN)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

BioMarin is a global pharmaceutical company focused on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We remain steadfast to our original mission—to bring new treatments to market that will make a big impact on small patient populations. These patient populations are mostly children, suffering from diseases so rare, that the entire patient population can number as few as 1,000 people worldwide. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose... More

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