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Joining Pfizer - Employee Onboarding

Employee Sentiment

The prevailing opinion from employees about joining Pfizer is that the company was somewhat prepared on their first day. Pfizer employees concluded that their overall onboarding experience was positive. 44% said their direct manager was helpful with their acclimation during the first 90 days. First impressions are important, and how prepared a company is on your first day leaves a lasting impression.

Did you have a positive onboarding experience when you were hired at your current company?
Very Prepared
29%
Prepared
0%
Somewhat Prepared
57%
Unprepared
14%
Very Unprepared
0%
How prepared was your company on your first day of onboarding?
Was your direct manager helpful with your onboarding during your first 90 days?
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Meet Your Managers

Your direct manager highly affects your experience at a company; overall managers at Pfizer are rated a B. At Pfizer most employees said they received feedback once a quarter or once a month. 76% of employees also said they felt comfortable giving their managers feedback. Learn More about your managers at Pfizer.

Every week
17%
Once a month
25%
Once a quarter
29%
Once a year
16%
Never
13%
How often do you get valuable feedback on how to improve at work?
Does your boss expect you to work when you're on vacation?
Do you feel comfortable giving your boss negative feedback?
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Negotiate Salary

If you think you and your skill set should be valued higher than your offer, negotiate your salary! 33% of men and 43% of women at Pfizer said they negotiated their salaries. On average, Pfizer employees earn $120,268. Pfizer ranks in the Top 30% for compensation in New York. Learn More about Salaries at Pfizer.

Average Salaries at Pfizer by Department
$141k*
Engineering
$183k*
Product
$98k*
Design
$105k*
Marketing
$100k*
Operations
$51k*
Admin
$156k*
Business Dev
$92k*
Finance
$269k*
Communications
$126k*
Customer Support
$100k*
HR
$90k*
IT
$109k*
Legal
$176k*
Sales

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

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Get Acclimated

Now that you’ve joined Pfizer, get acclimated. Is lunch a social time or do people sit at their desks? At Pfizer the most common answer selected by employees is a 1 hour break. Understand your coworkers and why they’ve chosen to stay at Pfizer, many employees say it’s because of the comp & benefits.

Company Mission
7%
Comp & Benefits
43%
Co-Workers
0%
Comfort & Familiarity
14%
Career Advancement Opportunities
36%
What's the main reason you stay at your current company?
>1 hour
10%
1 hour
50%
45 minutes
20%
30 minutes
10%
I eat at my desk
10%
How long do you take for lunch breaks?
Multiple times a week
8%
Once a week
0%
Once a month
25%
Once a quarter
25%
Never
42%
How often do you socialize with team members outside of work?
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Professional Development

Pfizer ranks in the Bottom 40% of companies for professional development in New York. 63% of employees feel as though Pfizer is beneficial to their continuous career growth, and 35% said they had a mentor at the office. Learn More about Professional Development at Pfizer.

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