Compare BD vs Illumina BETA

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

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Illumina

Employee Ratings

  • BD scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Illumina scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2107 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 924 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.6
Illumina employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Illumina employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.9
Illumina employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.0
Illumina employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than BD employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
BD Ceo Tom Polen
95%
95%Tom Polen
BD employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Illumina employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Illumina Ceo Francis deSouza
91%
91%Francis deSouza
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
65%
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Illumina employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than BD employees rated theirs.

Salaries

BD has 6 more total submitted salaries than Illumina.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Territory Manager1 Salaries
A$97,000/yr
Account Manager1 Salaries
A$99,572/yr
Pattern Maker1 Salaries
A$75/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Director1 Salaries
A$265,236/yr
Sales Specialist1 Salaries
A$106,000/yr
Associate Director1 Salaries
A$150,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • BD had 97 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Illumina had 2 more reviews than BD that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 174 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 129 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 84 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 77 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 67 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 69 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 63 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.

"Great company"23 Apr 2019

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Illumina full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Care about employees Cutting edge technology, progressive and innovative

Cons

Expanded very quickly over a few years, internal processes still catching up

Job Postings

BD has 406 more recently posted open jobs than Illumina.