Compare Biogen vs AbbVie BETA

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

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AbbVie

Employee Ratings

  • AbbVie scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 912 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1137 reviews)
AbbVie employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.5
AbbVie employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.4
AbbVie employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.8
AbbVie employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Biogen Ceo Michel Vounatsos
68%
68%Michel Vounatsos
CEO Approval
AbbVie Ceo Richard A. Gonzalez
85%
85%Richard A. Gonzalez
AbbVie employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
AbbVie employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
AbbVie employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.

Salaries

AbbVie has 11 more total submitted salaries than Biogen.
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Salaries for similar jobs
MSL1 Salaries
A$130,000/yr
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A$120,885/yr
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What Employees Say

  • Biogen had 48 more reviews than AbbVie that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Biogen.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at AbbVie.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 127 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 79 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 62 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 46 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 20 reviews)
"No cons"(in 18 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Force Effectiveness Manager

I worked at Biogen full-time

Pros

Great culture, great salary, great bonuses and other incentives

Cons

At times there are political plays over ownership of various tasks and projects. Some employees will try and position themselves as leaders of these projects at the expense of colleagues.

Advice to Management

Focus on the benefits each employee brings to the company at all times.

Former Employee - Director

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

Pros

Genuinely loved my time at AbbVie. Great culture, great colleagues, excellent portfolio

Cons

Definitely measured input by long hours.

Job Postings

AbbVie has 2,990 more recently posted open jobs than Biogen.