Compare Genentech vs Pfizer BETA

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

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Pfizer

Employee Ratings

  • Genentech scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Pfizer scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 2295 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 4229 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Pfizer employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Genentech employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Genentech Ceo Alexander Hardy
92%
92%Alexander Hardy
CEO Approval
Pfizer Ceo Albert Bourla
93%
93%Albert Bourla
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Pfizer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Genentech employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Pfizer has 769 more total submitted salaries than Genentech.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Associate206 Salaries
$86,593/yr
Intern190 Salaries
$24/hr
Senior Manager50 Salaries
$173,124/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist313 Salaries
$111,010/yr
Intern92 Salaries
$20/hr
Director169 Salaries
$186,353/yr

What Employees Say

  • Pfizer had 84 more reviews than Genentech that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Pfizer had 9 more reviews than Genentech that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 264 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 227 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 311 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 241 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 119 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 72 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 128 reviews)
"Large company"(in 62 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Case Manager

I have been working at Genentech

Pros

Great training and teams. Love the enviroment

Cons

None, this is a wonderful company to work

Current Contractor - Junior Cyber Security Engineer

I have been working at Pfizer

Pros

Pfizer has the best work environment and work-life balance of anywhere I've seen. And every single co-worker is there to help each other improve and learn.

Cons

Pfizer is a massive company with many moving parts, and is very hard to keep track of all of them

Job Postings

Pfizer has 1,097 more recently posted open jobs than Genentech.