Compare Johnson & Johnson vs Novartis BETA

See how working at Johnson & Johnson vs. Novartis 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 Johnson & Johnson vs. Novartis. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Johnson & Johnson

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Novartis

Employee Ratings

  • Johnson & Johnson scored higher in 4 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Novartis scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 8391 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 5356 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Johnson & Johnson Ceo Alex Gorsky
93%
93%Alex Gorsky
CEO Approval
Novartis Ceo Vas Narasimhan
96%
96%Vas Narasimhan
Novartis employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Johnson & Johnson employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Positive Business Outlook
76%

Salaries

Johnson & Johnson has 3,816 more total submitted salaries than Novartis.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern131 Salaries
$24/hr
Director121 Salaries
$208,577/yr
Senior Financial Analyst186 Salaries
$94,064/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Director137 Salaries
$167,813/yr
Director103 Salaries
$204,868/yr
Finance Manager17 Salaries
$121,900/yr

What Employees Say

  • Johnson & Johnson had 172 more reviews than Novartis that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Johnson & Johnson.
  • "Decision making" was the most mentioned Con at Novartis.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 347 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 293 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 175 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 166 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 126 reviews)
"Large company"(in 78 reviews)
Cons
"Decision making"(in 56 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Summer Intern

I worked at Johnson & Johnson

Pros

Awesome atmosphere great team cool projects

Cons

Online internship was hard to connect with too many people

Current Employee - Clinical Development Director

I have been working at Novartis full-time

Pros

You will work hard but get amply rewarded for your hard work. Insane benefits!

Cons

Pay slightly lower than comparable companies. Networking is key to moving up the ladder .One could be stuck at a level if not visible enough

Advice to Management

Continue to encourage upward mobility to retain good talent

Job Postings

Johnson & Johnson has 2,574 more recently posted open jobs than Novartis.