Compare Pfizer vs GlaxoSmithKline BETA

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

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GlaxoSmithKline

Employee Ratings

  • Pfizer scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 3828 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5404 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pfizer Ceo Albert Bourla
90%
90%Albert Bourla
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
88%
88%Emma Walmsley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Pfizer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Pfizer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
60%

Salaries

Pfizer has 2,390 more total submitted salaries than GlaxoSmithKline.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist293 Salaries
$111,525/yr
Director159 Salaries
$186,181/yr
Intern76 Salaries
$20/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Investigator124 Salaries
$110,312/yr
Director72 Salaries
$182,119/yr
Intern25 Salaries
$25/hr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 14 more reviews than Pfizer that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 9 more reviews than Pfizer that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 290 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 233 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 351 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 247 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 121 reviews)
"Job security"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 130 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 128 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good company"Nov 25, 2020

Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer

I worked at Pfizer full-time

Pros

Good culture, talented managers/ colleagues.

Cons

Big organization, less ownership of projects.

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

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 472 more recently posted open jobs than Pfizer.