Compare St. Jude Medical vs Covidien BETA

See how working at St. Jude Medical vs. Covidien 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 St. Jude Medical vs. Covidien. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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St. Jude Medical

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Covidien

Employee Ratings

  • St. Jude Medical scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Covidien scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 724 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 814 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.3
Covidien employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than St. Jude Medical employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Covidien employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than St. Jude Medical employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.0
Covidien employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than St. Jude Medical employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
St. Jude Medical Ceo Miles D. White
90%
90%Miles D. White
St. Jude Medical employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Covidien employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Covidien Ceo Omar Ishrak
87%
87%Omar Ishrak
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Covidien employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than St. Jude Medical employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Covidien employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than St. Jude Medical employees rated theirs.

Salaries

St. Jude Medical has 96 more total submitted salaries than Covidien.
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What Employees Say

  • Covidien had 11 more reviews than St. Jude Medical that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Covidien had 17 more reviews than St. Jude Medical that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 40 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 37 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 48 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 38 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 26 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 43 reviews)
"Medtronic"(in 30 reviews)
Featured Review
"The best"Mar 13, 2021

Current Employee - Medical Device Sales

I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time

Pros

People and sales first. Great company support

Cons

Unfortunately Bought out By a bigger company

"R&D Intern"Oct 30, 2016

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Covidien

Pros

-great exposure to product development process -opportunity to work on important aspects of project

Cons

-location is kind of boring -limited diversity -cafeteria isn't that great

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