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 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Novartis scored higher in 2 areas: Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 3189 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 4188 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.1
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
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Positive Business Outlook
73%

Salaries

Novartis has 796 more total submitted salaries than Roche.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern - Hourly42 Salaries
$23/hr
Principal Scientist I73 Salaries
$109,826/yr
Account Executive23 Salaries
$98,449/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Director105 Salaries
$159,097/yr
Scientist I64 Salaries
$96,892/yr
Executive Sales Consultant98 Salaries
$108,737/yr

What Employees Say

  • Roche had 7 more reviews than Novartis that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Roche had 5 more reviews than Novartis that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 246 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 167 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 169 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 160 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 48 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
"Decision making"(in 54 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great workplace!"Jan 14, 2021

Former Intern - Engineering Intern

I worked at Roche for less than a year

Pros

Friendly coworkers and environment, great benefits, felt like I made a difference

Cons

Some slow days but no other cons

Current Employee - Senior Product Manager

I have been working at Novartis full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Mentorship and opportunities to learn through trainings and rotations

Cons

none that I can think of

Job Postings

Roche has 1,371 more recently posted open jobs than Novartis.