Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Roche BETA

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

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Roche

Employee Ratings

  • Roche scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and 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)
4.0
(based on 5400 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 3049 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
88%
88%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Roche Ceo Severin Schwan
95%
95%Severin Schwan
Roche employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Roche employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Roche employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,317 more total submitted salaries than Roche.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Investigator124 Salaries
$110,352/yr
Director72 Salaries
$182,185/yr
Intern25 Salaries
$25/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist62 Salaries
$97,090/yr
Director27 Salaries
$211,671/yr
Intern - Hourly41 Salaries
$23/hr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 84 more reviews than Roche that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Roche.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 247 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 242 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 163 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 130 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 128 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 47 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 36 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Project Manager

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

Pros

Very good Values and Culture

Cons

Slow Decision Making and lack of matured planning

Current Employee - Manufacturing Supervisor

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

Pros

Strong Culture, Great environment to work

Cons

I have none for the company

Advice to Management

None

Job Postings

Roche has 1,083 more recently posted open jobs than GlaxoSmithKline.