Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs AstraZeneca BETA

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

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AstraZeneca

Employee Ratings

  • AstraZeneca 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 5263 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 3028 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
AstraZeneca employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.6
AstraZeneca employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
88%
88%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
AstraZeneca Ceo Pascal Soriot
97%
97%Pascal Soriot
AstraZeneca employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
AstraZeneca employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
80%
AstraZeneca employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 92 more total submitted salaries than AstraZeneca.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manufacturing8 Salaries
A$4,936/mo
Sales Associate1 Salaries
A$75,000/yr
Quality4 Salaries
A$4,929/mo
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Electrical Engineer1 Salaries
A$104,219/yr
GP Sales Representative7 Salaries
A$75,000/yr
Hrd1 Salaries
A$300,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 83 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 6 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 328 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 236 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 325 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 153 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 123 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 122 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 117 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 41 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Maintenance Fitter

I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

Pros

everything great wages & conditions

Cons

no cons great company to work for

Former Employee - Marketing

I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

Pros

There's a good work life balance

Cons

Not a lot of upward mobility for my expertise

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 168 more recently posted open jobs than AstraZeneca.