Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated May 24, 2022

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4.1
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals President and CEO Reshma Kewalramani
Reshma Kewalramani
178 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Great benefits and really want to help patients(in 132 reviews)
  • "Great people; everyone is very open and willing to help.(in 79 reviews)
  • "It used to have a great culture.(in 38 reviews)
  • "Good pay and office location(in 25 reviews)
  • "Great colleagues.(in 21 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year
    Featured Review

    Passionate people who value innovation thrive here!

    Sep 29, 2021 - Director of Curriculum in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    belief in the mission and vision of the company dedicated resources to achieve stated goals a commitment to innovation as an operating principle sincere people who welcome a fast pace and new ideas

    Cons

    I have yet to discover any--

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We appreciate your positive feedback.

  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great culture and awesome team

    May 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Vertex has a great collaborative culture across all the team. It has all the right ingredients to make everyone successful in their respective careers. And offering a good balance between work and personal time.

    Cons

    None so far that I have come across.

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Thanks for sharing your experience!

  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Very dynamic place to work

    May 22, 2022 - Senior Finance Director in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great Science, good management team, great perks, interesting projects. Great outlook on future performance.

    Cons

    High pressure environment, short turn around for deliverables

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Thank you so much for your feedback!

  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Fast-paced and fun

    May 16, 2022 - Medical Writing Science Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great collaborative company culture. Innovative approaches to work. ID&E is a cornerstone. A company with a strong scientific approach and proven record of success.

    Cons

    Very fast paced with very high expectations, feels great when you can achieve the goal but sometimes unrealistic. Work/life balance can suffer

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Thanks for your review!

  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place to work at!!!

    May 10, 2022 - Associate Medical Director in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great leadership, culture, and work/life balance! Very diverse, team-oriented and collaborative group of people! A well-established company that really cares about people and patients, with good compensations/benefits, and career development opportunities!

    Cons

    So far, I have nothing to report.

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Thanks for your review!!

  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Information Technology

    May 23, 2022 - Associate Director in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits with good stock purchase plan

    Cons

    Not a company you want to stay at long term. The IT department leadership do not care about it's employees

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Thank you for your feedback. Creating an inclusive environment where colleagues have a sense of belonging is a top priority for us.

  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place to work!

    May 8, 2022 - Manager of Manufacturing in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Where to begin... All around a Great place to work. Awesome people, best company culture I've been a part of, amazing science, great comp. Truly believe in and strive for work/life balance as well as an inclusive and diverse team. Great potential for the future!

    Cons

    Aggressive timelines, but provide the resources to get it done without killing yourself. Overall not a lot of downside.

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Thanks so much for your review.

  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Fast Paced Company with Clear Mission

    May 7, 2022 - Senior Director in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The commitment to patients is clear and overlays everything with do. The company is growing rapidly and changing constantly - no two days are the same. If you like being challenged, are committed to growing yourself and want to have a purpose behind what you do - this is a great place to work. Benefits are very good and managers offer great flexibility around work and personal life balance.

    Cons

    The pace of work can be fast and that isn't for everyone.

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Thanks for your review and feedback!

  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Glad I picked Vertex

    May 6, 2022 - Associate Director 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The work is challenging and rewarding. I enjoy the cross collaboration between teams and opportunities to interact with a variety of groups to solve problems.

    Cons

    The pace is very fast but knowing you are changing lives makes it all worth it!

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Many thanks for sharing your experience!

  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Look forward to going to work every day

    May 6, 2022 - Senior Director 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Recognition, empowered to make decisions , benefits, easy to get work done, clear priorities,

    Cons

    Sense of belonging when working from home

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    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Response

    Thanks for your review, it's much appreciated!

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reviews FAQs

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 788 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals to a friend and 82% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 10% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

80% of Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Vertex Pharmaceuticals 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals to be culture, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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