Compare Pfizer vs GlaxoSmithKline BETA

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

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GlaxoSmithKline

Employee Ratings

  • Pfizer scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, 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)
4.1
(based on 3673 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5142 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pfizer Ceo Albert Bourla
89%
89%Albert Bourla
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
87%
87%Emma Walmsley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Pfizer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
59%

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 93 more total submitted salaries than Pfizer.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Validation Associate2 Salaries
A$80,000/yr
Manager2 Salaries
A$148,444/yr
Office Manager1 Salaries
A$4,602/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Manufacturing8 Salaries
A$4,936/mo
Supervisor6 Salaries
A$5,949/mo
Data Administrator2 Salaries
A$5,577/mo

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 10 more reviews than Pfizer that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 5 more reviews than Pfizer that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 279 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 226 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 328 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 236 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 118 reviews)
"Job security"(in 62 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 123 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 122 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Scientist

I have been working at Pfizer full-time

Pros

Work life balance is great

Cons

As with all pharma companies, there is a lot of bureaucracy.

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

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 201 more recently posted open jobs than Pfizer.