17 Largest Pharmaceutical Companies by Total Number of Employees

  • Johnson & Johnson is the largest Pharmaceutical company in the world by total number of employees.
  • Novartis is the largest Pharmaceutical company in Europe by number of employees.
RankCompany NameTotal EmployeesCountry
1.Johnson & Johnson141,700US
2.Novartis108,000Switzerland
3.Roche100,920Switzerland
4.GSK94,000US
5.Sanofi95,442France
6.Pfizer79,000US
7.AstraZeneca 65,000UK
8.Merck67,500US
9.AbbVie50,000US
10.Novo Nordisk48,800Denmark
11.Viatris37,000US
12.Teva Pharmaceuticals37,000Israel
13.Eli Lilly35,238US
14.Bristol-Myers Squibb32,200US
15.Amgen24,200US
16.Gilead Sciences14,400US
17.Moderna2,700US