Compare Ciena vs RTX BETA

See how working at Ciena vs. RTX 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 Ciena vs. RTX. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Ciena

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RTX

Employee Ratings

  • Ciena scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 1243 reviews)
Ciena employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than RTX employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 12 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Ciena employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.1 higher than RTX employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Ciena employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than RTX employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Ciena employees rated their Work-life balance 1.8 higher than RTX employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Ciena employees rated their Senior Management 1.7 higher than RTX employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Ciena employees rated their Culture & Values 1.4 higher than RTX employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ciena Ceo Gary B. Smith
97%
97%Gary B. Smith
CEO Approval
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N/A0 Ratings
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Ciena employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 53% higher than RTX employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
37%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
85%
Ciena employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 39% higher than RTX employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

Ciena has 828 more total submitted salaries than RTX.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer33 Salaries
$132,176/yr
Senior IT Applications Analyst9 Salaries
$118,397/yr
Senior Manager14 Salaries
$157,619/yr
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$10,054/mo
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What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Ciena.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Ciena.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 163 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 78 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 30 reviews)
"Career growth"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer

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

Pros

- interesting technology - successful business - invests in and supports their people - non-ageist culture (older workers welcome) - good benefits - community oriented, including encouraging and... supporting volunteering and charitable contribution match of up to $5K USD/year

Cons

- doesn't pay as much as FAANG

"Great Company"Mar 8, 2021

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at RTX full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

They really value work/family time balance.

Cons

Aalborg is a bit of a remote location for travel.

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