Compare PPD vs Covance BETA

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

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Covance

Employee Ratings

  • PPD scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Covance scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1544 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1776 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.7
Covance employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than PPD employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
PPD Ceo David Simmons
81%
81%David Simmons
CEO Approval
Covance Ceo Paul Kirchgraber
92%
92%Paul Kirchgraber
Covance employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than PPD employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
PPD employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Covance employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
67%

Salaries

PPD has 3 more total submitted salaries than Covance.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Clinical Team Manager1 Salaries
A$130,000/yr
Clinical Research Associate1 Salaries
A$77,000/yr
Project Assistant3 Salaries
A$55,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Study Start Up Associate1 Salaries
A$80,000/yr
Researcher1 Salaries
A$30/hr
Clinical Team Lead1 Salaries
A$119,500/yr

What Employees Say

  • PPD had 15 more reviews than Covance that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • Covance had 9 more reviews than PPD that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • Covance had 21 more reviews than PPD that mentioned "Upper management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 127 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 103 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 88 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 106 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 34 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 115 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 55 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Clinical Research Associate

I worked at PPD full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

career development and promotion, systems

Cons

needs to focus more on work life balance

"Awesome!"6 Jan 2020

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Career development Benefits People Compensation Management

Cons

None that I can think of.

Job Postings

PPD has 613 more recently posted open jobs than Covance.