Compare BD vs Amgen BETA

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

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Amgen

Employee Ratings

  • Amgen scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2325 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2143 reviews)
Amgen employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Amgen employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
BD Ceo Tom Polen
91%
91%Tom Polen
CEO Approval
Amgen Ceo Robert A. Bradway
92%
92%Robert A. Bradway
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Amgen employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Amgen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than BD employees rated theirs.

Salaries

BD has 7 more total submitted salaries than Amgen.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Pattern Maker1 Salaries
A$75/hr
Territory Manager1 Salaries
A$97,000/yr
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
A$60,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1 Salaries
A$135,000/yr
Medical Scientific Liaison MSL1 Salaries
A$127,000/yr
Senior Clinical Research Associate1 Salaries
A$93,615/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amgen had 29 more reviews than BD that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Amgen had 29 more reviews than BD that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 186 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 138 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 218 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 215 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 70 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 48 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 99 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 67 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at BD full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

1. Good work culture 2. Work life balance 3. Brand value 4. Fortune 500 company 5. Growth opportunities

Cons

1. After certain level in hierarchy lesser chances to attain a new level. 2. Compensation is pretty average.

Advice to Management

1. This is a perfect company to work for. The compensation can be a bit better to retain the good employees.

"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

Job Postings

BD has 886 more recently posted open jobs than Amgen.