Compare Celgene vs Novartis BETA

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

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Novartis

Employee Ratings

  • Celgene scored higher in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits and Culture & Values.
  • Novartis scored higher in 4 areas: Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 416 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 3860 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Celgene Ceo Mark J. Alles
52%
52%Mark J. Alles
CEO Approval
Novartis Ceo Vas Narasimhan
94%
94%Vas Narasimhan
Novartis employees rated their CEO Approval 42% higher than Celgene employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Novartis employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Celgene employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Novartis has 2,263 more total submitted salaries than Celgene.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern - Hourly24 Salaries
$20/hr
Director16 Salaries
$191,321/yr
Associate Scientist20 Salaries
$84,133/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Director102 Salaries
$159,147/yr
Director73 Salaries
$194,484/yr
Scientist I64 Salaries
$96,798/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Stock options" was the most mentioned Pro at Celgene.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Novartis.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Celgene.
  • "Decision making" was the most mentioned Con at Novartis.
Pros
Pros
"Stock options"(in 41 reviews)
"Great company"(in 32 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 155 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 148 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 30 reviews)
"Big pharma"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"Decision making"(in 51 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Jun 23, 2020

Former Contractor - Associate Scientist

I worked at Celgene for less than a year

Pros

Great company, lots of opportunities to learn and grow

Cons

There are no cons for this company

Current Employee - Associate Director

I have been working at Novartis full-time

Pros

Culture, Innovation, Collaboration, Opportunities, Work life balance

Cons

can't think of any at this point

Job Postings

Novartis has 1,209 more recently posted open jobs than Celgene.