Compare Boston Scientific vs Covidien BETA

See how working at Boston Scientific vs. Covidien 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 Boston Scientific vs. Covidien. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Boston Scientific

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Covidien

Employee Ratings

  • Boston Scientific scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
4.3
(based on 2137 reviews)
Boston Scientific employees rated their Overall Rating 0.9 higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 813 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Boston Scientific employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Boston Scientific employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Boston Scientific employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Boston Scientific employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Boston Scientific employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Boston Scientific Ceo Michael F. Mahoney
98%
98%Michael F. Mahoney
Boston Scientific employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Covidien Ceo Omar Ishrak
84%
84%Omar Ishrak
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Boston Scientific employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 30% higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
76%
Boston Scientific employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 33% higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Covidien salaries averaged $625 higher than Boston Scientific.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Quality Engineer183 Salaries
$81,374/yr
Senior R&D Engineer112 Salaries
$98,946/yr
Intern - Hourly71 Salaries
$23/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Quality Engineer53 Salaries
$82,506/yr
Senior R&D Engineer42 Salaries
$99,694/yr
Intern51 Salaries
$19/hr

What Employees Say

  • Boston Scientific had 144 more reviews than Covidien that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Boston Scientific had 62 more reviews than Covidien that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Boston Scientific had 31 more reviews than Covidien that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 192 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 109 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 48 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 74 reviews)
"Large company"(in 34 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 43 reviews)
"Medtronic"(in 30 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Mar 2, 2021

Current Employee - Sales

I have been working at Boston Scientific full-time

Pros

Great company culture and leadership

Cons

I can’t think of any— just normal corporate politics maybe

"R&D Intern"Oct 30, 2016

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Covidien

Pros

-great exposure to product development process -opportunity to work on important aspects of project

Cons

-location is kind of boring -limited diversity -cafeteria isn't that great

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