Compare Cisco Systems vs Alcatel-Lucent BETA

See how working at Cisco Systems vs. Alcatel-Lucent 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 Cisco Systems vs. Alcatel-Lucent. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Cisco Systems

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Alcatel-Lucent

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % 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)
4.2
(based on 17900 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2465 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Cisco Systems employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
93%
93%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Alcatel-Lucent Ceo Rajeev Suri
80%
80%Rajeev Suri
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than Alcatel-Lucent employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 31,233 more total submitted salaries than Alcatel-Lucent.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer4401 Salaries
$123,966/yr
Technical Leader1208 Salaries
$179,077/yr
Customer Support Engineer1121 Salaries
$120,560/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer147 Salaries
$113,622/yr
Member of Technical Staff153 Salaries
$117,031/yr
Sales Engineer11 Salaries
$103,324/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Alcatel-Lucent.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Salary increases" was the most mentioned Con at Alcatel-Lucent.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1315 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1245 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 265 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 181 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 543 reviews)
"Big company"(in 437 reviews)
Cons
"Salary increases"(in 54 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 46 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Electronics Engineer

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

Pros

As I'm from electronics and communication so cisco help us to learn more about electronics

Cons

No downsides about cisco to say

Advice to Management

Give opportunity to fresher

Former Employee - Materials Management Analyst

I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Management is very supportive. You can excel if you show your efforts! Diversity and Inclusion are valued.

Cons

None. Apply yourself and you will succeed!

Job Postings

Cisco Systems has 1,083 more recently posted open jobs than Alcatel-Lucent.