Compare Genentech vs Biogen BETA

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

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Biogen

Employee Ratings

  • Genentech scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % 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)
4.0
(based on 2054 reviews)
Genentech employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 912 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Genentech employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Genentech employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Genentech Ceo Alexander Hardy
88%
88%Alexander Hardy
Genentech employees rated their CEO Approval 20% higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Biogen Ceo Michel Vounatsos
68%
68%Michel Vounatsos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Genentech employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
55%

Salaries

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MSL1 Salaries
A$130,000/yr
Sales1 Salaries
A$120,885/yr

What Employees Say

  • Genentech had 111 more reviews than Biogen that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • Genentech had 107 more reviews than Biogen that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Genentech had 69 more reviews than Biogen that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 238 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 208 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 127 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 101 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 115 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 70 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 46 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 37 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Genentech full-time

Pros

Great work environment during the entire period of time

Cons

a bit far from home

Advice to Management

doing a great job all around

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.

Job Postings

Genentech has 690 more recently posted open jobs than Biogen.