Compare Amgen vs Novartis BETA

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

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Novartis

Employee Ratings

  • Amgen scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Novartis scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2399 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 4789 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.2
Novartis employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
93%
93%Robert A. Bradway
CEO Approval
Novartis Ceo Vas Narasimhan
96%
96%Vas Narasimhan
Novartis employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Novartis employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Novartis employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amgen has 2,069 more total submitted salaries than Novartis.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Scientist605 Salaries
$119,567/yr
Sales Representative112 Salaries
$124,058/yr
Senior Associate172 Salaries
$79,840/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Scientist255 Salaries
$97,052/yr
Senior Sales Consultant216 Salaries
$102,634/yr
Associate Director123 Salaries
$163,803/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Amgen.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Novartis.
  • Amgen had 13 more reviews than Novartis that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 221 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 220 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 175 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 166 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 69 reviews)
Cons
"Decision making"(in 56 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review
"Na"May 14, 2021

Current Employee - Senior Medical Scientist

I have been working at Amgen full-time

Pros

Great place to work overall

Cons

Management needs to focus more on growing internal talent

"great"May 7, 2021

Current Employee - Cleaning

I have been working at Novartis full-time

Pros

nice place to work at

Cons

they dont pay good money

Job Postings

Novartis has 491 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.