Compare Amgen vs GlaxoSmithKline BETA

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

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GlaxoSmithKline

Employee Ratings

  • Amgen scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1957 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 4992 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.8
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
85%
85%Robert A. Bradway
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Amgen employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Amgen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
57%

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 118 more total submitted salaries than Amgen.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1 Salaries
A$135,000/yr
Senior Clinical Research Associate1 Salaries
A$92,631/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Manufacturing8 Salaries
A$4,919/mo
Analyst1 Salaries
A$119,365/yr
Data Administrator2 Salaries
A$5,557/mo

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Amgen.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 35 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 53 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 209 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 206 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 322 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 235 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 86 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 65 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 121 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 118 reviews)
Featured Review
"Contractor"1 Apr 2018

Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I have been working at Amgen

Pros

Objective Focused Team with brilliant minds

Cons

Very corporate environment - not many post-work activities

"Love it"29 Apr 2020

Current Employee - QA Manager

I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

Pros

Great culture, teamwork , support

Cons

It's closing down its operation in Sydney

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 907 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.