Compare Novartis vs Alcon BETA

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

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Alcon

Employee Ratings

  • Novartis scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 5823 reviews)
Novartis employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Alcon employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1498 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Novartis employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Alcon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Novartis employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Alcon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Novartis employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Alcon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Novartis employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Alcon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Novartis Ceo Vas Narasimhan
95%
95%Vas Narasimhan
Novartis employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Alcon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Alcon Ceo David J Endicott
86%
86%David J Endicott
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Novartis employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Alcon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Novartis employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Alcon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
73%

Salaries

Novartis has 2,340 more total submitted salaries than Alcon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Director150 Salaries
$170,870/yr
Director112 Salaries
$207,151/yr
Scientific Associate II76 Salaries
$87,265/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern22 Salaries
$22/hr
Manager16 Salaries
$130,196/yr
Senior Information Specialist19 Salaries
$115,674/yr

What Employees Say

  • Novartis had 84 more reviews than Alcon that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Decision making" was the most mentioned Con at Novartis.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Alcon.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 238 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 201 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 125 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 117 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Decision making"(in 69 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 60 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 29 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Scientist

I have been working at Novartis full-time

Pros

Good benefit. Nice colleagues. Good working place.

Cons

Nothing to complain for now...

"Company review"Nov 9, 2021

Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer

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

Pros

Wonderful Benefits, Lots of opportunities to learn

Cons

No cons. Everything is wonderful.

Job Postings

Novartis has 1,977 more recently posted open jobs than Alcon.
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