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

  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • AstraZeneca 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 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 4966 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2825 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
AstraZeneca Ceo Pascal Soriot
96%
96%Pascal Soriot
AstraZeneca employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
AstraZeneca employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
AstraZeneca employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 83 more total submitted salaries than AstraZeneca.
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What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 83 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 9 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 319 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 233 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 310 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 150 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 121 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 117 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 112 reviews)
"No cons"(in 53 reviews)
Featured Review
"Love it"29 Apr 2020

Current Employee - QA Manager

I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

Pros

Great culture, teamwork , support

Cons

It's closing down its operation in Sydney

Current Employee - Sales Representative

I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than a year

Pros

Multinational company and I want to have more experience

Cons

Hard work and it cost a lot

Advice to Management

I will do my best

Job Postings

AstraZeneca has 477 more recently posted open jobs than GlaxoSmithKline.