Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Unilever BETA

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

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Unilever

Employee Ratings

  • Unilever scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 7081 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 8175 reviews)
Unilever employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.7
Unilever employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.7
Unilever employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.3
Unilever employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
75%
75%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Unilever Ceo Alan Jope
95%
95%Alan Jope
Unilever employees rated their CEO Approval 20% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Unilever employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Unilever employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 61 more total submitted salaries than Unilever.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Packaging8 Salaries
A$4,889/mo
Manufacturing8 Salaries
A$5,042/mo
Supervisor6 Salaries
A$6,076/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern4 Salaries
A$30/hr
Production Manager2 Salaries
A$45/hr
Senior Manager1 Salaries
A$187,830/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • "Flexible working hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Unilever.
  • Unilever had 16 more reviews than GlaxoSmithKline that mentioned "Decision making" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 372 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 260 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 255 reviews)
"Great people"(in 194 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 140 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 135 reviews)
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 156 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 151 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Junior Programmer

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

Pros

supportive environment, good benefits, contributes to growth

Cons

R&D office is limited to a few big cities.

Former Employee - General Manager

I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Inspiring leaders. Great processes. Solid development and career progression opportunities

Cons

Complex matrix structure. Decision making can be slow

Advice to Management

Reward entrepreneurial thinking

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 2,590 more recently posted open jobs than Unilever.