Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Roche BETA

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

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Roche

Employee Ratings

  • Roche 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 5142 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2914 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.6
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
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
87%
87%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Roche Ceo Severin Schwan
94%
94%Severin Schwan
Roche employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Roche employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Roche employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 99 more total submitted salaries than Roche.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Manufacturing8 Salaries
A$4,936/mo
Supervisor6 Salaries
A$5,949/mo
Data Administrator2 Salaries
A$5,577/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Quality1 Salaries
A$133,046/yr
Business Analyst1 Salaries
A$117,718/yr
Executive Assistant1 Salaries
A$91,132/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 79 more reviews than Roche that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Roche.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 328 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 236 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 232 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 157 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 123 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 122 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 45 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 35 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 - Medical Manager

I worked at Roche full-time

Pros

Great products, great people, great pipeline. Flexibility.

Cons

flat structure, difficult to move up the ladder. Although it looks like this may have improved since my time there.

Job Postings

Roche has 1,109 more recently posted open jobs than GlaxoSmithKline.