Compare Genentech vs Amgen BETA

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

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Amgen

Employee Ratings

  • Genentech scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amgen scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • 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)
4.3
(based on 2753 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2906 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Genentech Ceo Alexander Hardy
88%
88%Alexander Hardy
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
87%
87%Robert A. Bradway
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Genentech employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Amgen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Genentech employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Genentech has 544 more total submitted salaries than Amgen.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Associate233 Salaries
$94,916/yr
Intern244 Salaries
$29/hr
Senior Manager70 Salaries
$190,880/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Scientist333 Salaries
$131,140/yr
Senior Associate194 Salaries
$85,529/yr
Senior Manager204 Salaries
$156,773/yr

What Employees Say

  • Genentech had 52 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • Amgen had 2 more reviews than Genentech that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Amgen had 4 more reviews than Genentech that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • Genentech had 1 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 309 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 274 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 276 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 257 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 125 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 129 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 80 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Junior IOS Developer

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

Pros

Easy onboarding process, friendly group of coworkers, and interesting technologies and projects to work on

Cons

Sometimes placed in small teams with few mentors. Not much room to grow and learn

"Solid Company"May 18, 2022

Current Employee - Senior Oncology Sales Specialist

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

Pros

Amgen is a solid company to work for. They hire seasoned top talented people that exhibit qualities that go beyond the job description

Cons

There can be a disconnect between Marketing and Sales needing better collaboration and fulfillment

Advice to Management

Simplify, don't over complicate the sales process

Job Postings

Genentech has 361 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.
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