Compare Roche vs Novartis BETA

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

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Novartis

Employee Ratings

  • Roche scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Novartis scored higher in 4 areas: Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 4414 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 5796 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
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Roche Ceo Severin Schwan
94%
94%Severin Schwan
CEO Approval
Novartis Ceo Vas Narasimhan
95%
95%Vas Narasimhan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Novartis employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Roche employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Novartis has 1,101 more total submitted salaries than Roche.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern53 Salaries
$22/hr
Director41 Salaries
$210,901/yr
Senior Scientist80 Salaries
$101,558/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Director149 Salaries
$171,040/yr
Director112 Salaries
$207,151/yr
Scientist I71 Salaries
$103,126/yr

What Employees Say

  • Roche had 17 more reviews than Novartis that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Roche.
  • "Decision making" was the most mentioned Con at Novartis.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 218 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 186 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 238 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 201 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 56 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 43 reviews)
Cons
"Decision making"(in 69 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 53 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great internship"Jan 14, 2022

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Roche

Pros

able to own projects throughout

Cons

mundane and not useful intern program activities

"N/A"Jan 16, 2022

Current Employee - Finance Director

I have been working at Novartis full-time

Pros

Great Company with excellent work/life balance

Cons

Slow decision-making with lots of governance meetings

Job Postings

Novartis has 80 more recently posted open jobs than Roche.
Recent Jobs
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