Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs AstraZeneca BETA

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

GlaxoSmithKline

AstraZeneca company icon

AstraZeneca

Employee Ratings

  • AstraZeneca scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5118 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 2928 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
AstraZeneca Ceo Pascal Soriot
97%
97%Pascal Soriot
AstraZeneca employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
76%
AstraZeneca employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GlaxoSmithKline has 33 more total submitted salaries than AstraZeneca.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
QC Analyst2 Salaries
€31,488/yr
Shift Unit Leader1 Salaries
€48,381/yr
Financial Analyst1 Salaries
€43,409/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Product Marketing Director1 Salaries
€90,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • GlaxoSmithKline had 83 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 5 more reviews than AstraZeneca that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 325 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 236 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 324 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 153 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 122 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 122 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 117 reviews)
"No cons"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - GPS

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline for less than a year

Pros

Positive work environment. Transparent hierarchy. Positive mentoring environment.

Cons

Poor wages awarded for employment role.

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Great opportunities to develop. Worked with fantastic mentors.

Cons

None I can think off

Job Postings

AstraZeneca has 271 more recently posted open jobs than GlaxoSmithKline.