Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Covance BETA

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

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Covance

Employee Ratings

  • GlaxoSmithKline scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Covance scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval 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 5734 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1980 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Covance employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Covance Ceo Paul Kirchgraber
93%
93%Paul Kirchgraber
Covance employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
GlaxoSmithKline employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Covance employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Covance employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 131 more total submitted salaries than Covance.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manufacturing8 Salaries
A$4,971/mo
Supervisor6 Salaries
A$5,991/mo
Clinical Research2 Salaries
A$104,828/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Principal Programmer/Analyst1 Salaries
A$120,000/yr
Clinical Team Lead1 Salaries
A$119,500/yr
Clinical Research Associate2 Salaries
A$89,456/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 171 more reviews than Covance that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 12 more reviews than Covance that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 361 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 251 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 90 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 80 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Decision making"(in 134 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 133 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 121 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 56 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - IT Internship

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

Pros

Supportive learning environment and great working culture

Cons

None. Limited to what’s available for interns but it is what you make of it.

Current Employee - Senior CRA

I have been working at Covance full-time for less than a year

Pros

Supportive engaging company that has a positive culture

Cons

I haven't come across any to date

Advice to Management

I haven't met my Line Manager in person yet due to the corona virus restrictions, but have built a strong and trusting relationship over the phone which has been reassuring.

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 1,456 more recently posted open jobs than Covance.