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 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2576 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 7076 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Amgen employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
90%
90%Robert A. Bradway
Amgen employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
75%
75%Emma Walmsley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Amgen employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Amgen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
54%

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 194 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$94,943/yr
Finance Associate1 Salaries
A$82,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Engineer2 Salaries
A$70,087/yr
Analyst1 Salaries
A$122,344/yr
Supervisor6 Salaries
A$6,076/mo

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Amgen.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 39 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 66 more reviews than Amgen that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 221 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 220 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 372 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 260 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 69 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 135 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Administration Assistant

I worked at Amgen full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Interesting work. Great people. Pay well.

Cons

Decision making can take time.

Current Employee - Junior Programmer

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

Pros

supportive environment, good benefits, contributes to growth

Cons

R&D office is limited to a few big cities.

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 2,444 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.