Compare Eli Lilly and Company vs Covance BETA

See how working at Eli Lilly and Company vs. Covance 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 Eli Lilly and Company vs. Covance. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Eli Lilly and Company

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Covance

Employee Ratings

  • Eli Lilly and Company scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Covance scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2480 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2445 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Covance employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Eli Lilly and Company employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Eli Lilly and Company employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Covance employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Eli Lilly and Company employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Covance employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Eli Lilly and Company Ceo  David A. Ricks
88%
88% David A. Ricks
CEO Approval
Covance Ceo Paul Kirchgraber
92%
92%Paul Kirchgraber
Covance employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Eli Lilly and Company employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
70%

Salaries

Eli Lilly and Company has 65 more total submitted salaries than Covance.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Scientist310 Salaries
$127,016/yr
IT Analyst29 Salaries
$73,883/yr
Intern39 Salaries
$26/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
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$62,446/yr
Study Technician I107 Salaries
$19/hr
Sample Handling Assistant49 Salaries
$50,393/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Eli Lilly and Company.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Covance.
  • "Indianapolis" was the most mentioned Con at Eli Lilly and Company.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Covance.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 236 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 143 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 95 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 82 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Indianapolis"(in 68 reviews)
"Patent"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 129 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 57 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

I have been working at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great culture Great Pay Company car Good bonus structure

Cons

Hard to get promoted under 3 years

Current Employee - Executive Director

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

Pros

So many scientific experts across the enterprise to support drug development. A global presence that fosters collaboration and global thinking in drug development. Management listens to employees and... takes actions. I feel like I have a voice and that it is heard. Career growth is supported and I see options and continued growth.

Cons

Benefits when acquired by Labcorp were challenging, but it has been recognized and is being worked on.

Advice to Management

Maintain transparency. What I appreciate from Covance/Labcorp management is the transparency to employees regarding our goals and how we've achieved them. I encourage management to continue.

Job Postings

Covance has 1,070 more recently posted open jobs than Eli Lilly and Company.