Compare Express Scripts vs Optum BETA

See how working at Express Scripts vs. Optum 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 Express Scripts vs. Optum. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Express Scripts

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Optum

Employee Ratings

  • Express Scripts scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Senior Management.
  • Optum scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1770 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 2826 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.6
Optum employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Express Scripts employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.6
Optum employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Express Scripts employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Express Scripts Ceo Tim Wentworth
81%
81%Tim Wentworth
CEO Approval
Optum Ceo Andrew Witty
81%
81%Andrew Witty
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
55%
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Optum employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Express Scripts employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Optum employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Express Scripts employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Optum has 1,381 more total submitted salaries than Express Scripts.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
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Software Engineering Senior Advisor41 Salaries
$128,219/yr
Senior Manager82 Salaries
$106,783/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Nurse Practitioner88 Salaries
$117,510/yr
Software Engineer226 Salaries
$100,579/yr
Senior Business Analyst87 Salaries
$86,283/yr

What Employees Say

  • Express Scripts had 71 more reviews than Optum that mentioned "Work from home" as a Pro.
  • Express Scripts had 171 more reviews than Optum that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work from home"(in 234 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 165 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 260 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 163 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 249 reviews)
"No work life"(in 93 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 78 reviews)
"Health insurance"(in 26 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Intern

I worked at Express Scripts

Pros

Learning new things, the co-workers, fun activities for interns

Cons

The commute is kind of long

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Optum full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Big brand, big name Loads of opportunities

Cons

Many companies inside a company, lots of opportunities can be explored and lots of potential for the company and business

Advice to Management

Please share profits with ground level employees

Job Postings