Compare Amgen vs GlaxoSmithKline BETA

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

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GlaxoSmithKline

Employee Ratings

  • Amgen scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2059 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5400 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.8
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
90%
90%Robert A. Bradway
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
88%
88%Emma Walmsley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Amgen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
60%

Salaries

Amgen has 1,204 more total submitted salaries than GlaxoSmithKline.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Scientist242 Salaries
$117,059/yr
Senior Manager152 Salaries
$142,372/yr
Senior Associate142 Salaries
$78,039/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Investigator124 Salaries
$110,352/yr
Director72 Salaries
$182,185/yr
Intern25 Salaries
$25/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Amgen.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 35 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 62 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 217 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 214 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 247 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 95 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 66 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 130 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 128 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Undergrad Co-op

I have been working at Amgen

Pros

Their employee benefits and development opportunities are top notch. Everyone is very friendly

Cons

I have no negative things to say

Current Employee - Senior Project Manager

I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Very good Values and Culture

Cons

Slow Decision Making and lack of matured planning

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 538 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.