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Biotechnology & Medical Devices (United States) 2021

The biotechnology and medical devices benchmark includes organizations that do medical research, design and manufacture medical devices and equipment, as well as develop and commercialize pharmaceutical products.

  • ~0.9m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~65

    Organizations

These insights represent ~0.9m questions answered from ~65 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 2,200 people, in the last 12 months.

The data meet our criteria as being robust and reliable; unlikely to substantially change over time; and representative of the wider industry. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Biotechnology

    69%

  • Medical Devices

    19%

  • Research

    12%

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

76% of Biotechnology and Medical Devices (United States) employees are engaged

This is in the top 29% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 31 and is in the top 27% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I am proud to work for [Company]

92%

5% above global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

75%

4% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

61%

2% above global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

84%

Same as global average

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

66%

1% below global average

The highest scoring question for Biotechnology & Medical Devices United States had 94% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+3% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Biotechnology & Medical Devices United States were generally least favourable about Service & Quality Focus, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 18% of people disagreeing (+2% above average).

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Biotechnology and Medical Devices (United States) organizations.

1

I believe the leaders at [Company] are making effective decisions regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

89% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Leadership

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Biotechnology and Medical Devices (United States) organizations.

1

I believe the leaders at [Company] are making effective decisions regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

89% favorable

Leadership
2

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

70% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
3

The leaders at [Company] demonstrate that people are important to the company's success

78% favorable

Leadership
4

At [Company] there is open and honest two-way communication

71% favorable

Collaboration & Communication
5

I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

68% favorable

Learning & Development

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 16% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-2% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 10% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+0% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

1

[Company] is in a position to really succeed over the next three years

81% favorable

Company Performance
2

[Company] effectively directs resources (funding, people and effort) towards company goals

66% favorable

Company Performance
3

I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

68% favorable

Learning & Development
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.8 stars (-0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.8 stars (+0)

Compensation and Benefits

3.9 stars (+0.3)

Career Opportunities

3.6 stars (+0.1)

Recommend to Friend

70.0% (-1)

CEO Approval

90.0% (+6)

How does Biotechnology and Medical Devices (United States) compare?

Organizations in Biotechnology & Medical Devices United States tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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