Compare BD vs Genentech BETA

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

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Genentech

Employee Ratings

  • BD scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Genentech scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2606 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 2389 reviews)
Genentech employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Genentech employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.0
Genentech employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.2
Genentech employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
BD Ceo Tom Polen
93%
93%Tom Polen
BD employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Genentech employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Genentech Ceo Alexander Hardy
89%
89%Alexander Hardy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Genentech employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
BD employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Genentech employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
63%

Salaries

Genentech has 1,508 more total submitted salaries than BD.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior R&D Engineer138 Salaries
$110,490/yr
Senior Quality Engineer207 Salaries
$89,669/yr
EDGE Associate31 Salaries
$71,711/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Associate419 Salaries
$93,795/yr
Engineer II124 Salaries
$107,525/yr
Intern197 Salaries
$25/hr

What Employees Say

  • Genentech had 38 more reviews than BD that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Genentech had 47 more reviews than BD that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 189 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 139 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 264 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 227 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 72 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 48 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 119 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 72 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Project Coordinator

I worked at BD for more than a year

Pros

Great culture, fun place, nice building, good career path for all, good management

Cons

fast paced, diversity needs work, cafeteria could be better, cheaper, people

Current Employee - Bioprocess Technician

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than a year

Pros

-Great company culture -Diversity -Benefits -Friendly atmosphere -Nice campus

Cons

-Hard to think independently -Transparency about job promotions

Job Postings

BD has 1,370 more recently posted open jobs than Genentech.