Compare Genentech vs Theranos BETA

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

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Theranos

Employee Ratings

  • Genentech scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 2223 reviews)
Genentech employees rated their Overall Rating 1.2 higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 134 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Genentech employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Genentech employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Genentech employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Genentech employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Genentech employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Genentech Ceo Alexander Hardy
90%
90%Alexander Hardy
Genentech employees rated their CEO Approval 45% higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Theranos Ceo David Taylor
45%
45%David Taylor
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Genentech employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 30% higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Genentech employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than Theranos employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
45%

Salaries

Genentech has 5,032 more total submitted salaries than Theranos.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Associate203 Salaries
$86,209/yr
Intern184 Salaries
$24/hr
Bioprocess Technician83 Salaries
$55,032/yr
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$109,683/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Genentech.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Theranos.
  • Genentech had 114 more reviews than Theranos that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 256 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 222 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 19 reviews)
"Free meals"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 119 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 71 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 14 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Covid-19 Contact Tracer

I have been working at Genentech full-time

Pros

Great benefits package. Provides multiple free commuting options.

Cons

None that I can think of.

"Great pay"Oct 18, 2020

Former Employee - Phlebotomist

I worked at Theranos full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great Pay great hours great benefits

Cons

Lied a lot about patients results

Advice to Management

They were shut down

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