Compare Vertex Pharmaceuticals vs Harvard University BETA

See how Harvard University vs. Vertex Pharmaceuticals compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals

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Harvard University

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 326 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1697 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Ceo Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D
78%
78%Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D
CEO Approval
Harvard University Ceo Lawrence S. Bacow
96%
96%Lawrence S. Bacow
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Positive Business Outlook
73%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Scientist I29 Salaries
$103,940/yr
Intern - Hourly28 Salaries
$21/hr
Senior Project Manager4 Salaries
$124,455/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Fellow511 Salaries
$52,570/yr
PhD Student95 Salaries
$35,173/yr
Program Coordinator41 Salaries
$56,821/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 30 reviews)
"Great people"(in 22 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 155 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 22 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 56 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 45 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great corporate culture, amazing benefits with energetic and positive employees all focused on bettering the lives of patients.

Cons

The commute leaving the city can sometimes be annoying, but that’s to be expected leaving the Seaport district.

Current Employee - Computer Lab Aide

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

Pros

Great reputation, alumni resources, great location close to industry,

Cons

This place might not be a good place before entering industry.

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