Compare Biogen vs Vertex Pharmaceuticals BETA

See how working at Biogen vs. Vertex Pharmaceuticals 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 Biogen vs. Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Biogen

Employee Ratings

  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: 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 1466 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 656 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.9
Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.8
Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Biogen Ceo Michel Vounatsos
65%
65%Michel Vounatsos
CEO Approval
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Ceo Reshma Kewalramani
89%
89%Reshma Kewalramani
Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 38% higher than Biogen employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Biogen has 3 more total submitted salaries than Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Executive1 Salaries
₹3,18,468/yr
Software Developer1 Salaries
₹83,065/mo
Rare Sales Negotiator1 Salaries
₹1,00,000/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Developer1 Salaries
₹12,803/mo
Software Engineer1 Salaries
₹22,213/mo
Sales Executive1 Salaries
₹35,117/mo

What Employees Say

  • Biogen had 107 more reviews than Vertex Pharmaceuticals that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • Biogen had 22 more reviews than Vertex Pharmaceuticals that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 158 reviews)
"Great people"(in 75 reviews)
Pros
"Vertex"(in 67 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 51 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Biogen"(in 83 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 63 reviews)
Cons
"Vertex"(in 42 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 41 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at Biogen full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

As with all companies, Biogen is only as good as the people and I work with some of the most dedicated and capable individuals. There's cohesion within my department, a sense of belonging within the... local office, and a collaborative spirit that drives the work forward. The people here truly care about the patients at the other end of the process.

Cons

Recent product setbacks have been disappointing to everyone, but it's still a remarkably good place to be.

Current Employee - Associate Director

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

Pros

Strong culture of innovation and urgency with a sincere dedication to patients Emphasis on employees as individuals Visibility of executive leadership and their engagement Working with people who... love what they do Incredible benefits

Cons

I have yet to experience a con in working for Vertex. Everything has been incredible and I'm so glad I decided to make this career change.

Job Postings

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has 82 more recently posted open jobs than Biogen.

There are currently no open jobs at either company.