Compare Illumina vs FormFactor BETA

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

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FormFactor

Employee Ratings

  • Illumina 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 1374 reviews)
Illumina employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than FormFactor employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 140 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Illumina employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than FormFactor employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Illumina employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than FormFactor employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Illumina employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than FormFactor employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Illumina Ceo Francis deSouza
93%
93%Francis deSouza
Illumina employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than FormFactor employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
FormFactor Ceo Mike Slessor
69%
69%Mike Slessor
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Illumina employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than FormFactor employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
82%
Illumina employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than FormFactor employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
61%

Salaries

Illumina has 2,649 more total submitted salaries than FormFactor.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer46 Salaries
$134,601/yr
Associate Director36 Salaries
$187,504/yr
Research Associate37 Salaries
$65,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Principal Engineer11 Salaries
$114,027/yr
Intern5 Salaries
$33/hr
Chemist1 Salaries
$91,631/yr

What Employees Say

  • Illumina had 107 more reviews than FormFactor that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Illumina.
  • "Formfactor" was the most mentioned Con at FormFactor.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 120 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 103 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 13 reviews)
"Good people"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 95 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 92 reviews)
Cons
"Formfactor"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review
"Come and join us"Jan 21, 2022

Current Employee - Bioinformatics Scientist

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

Pros

Illumina has very competitive compensation and work-life balance.

Cons

San Diego is too expensive Not fully remote working

"Assembler"Nov 18, 2021

Current Employee - Mechanical Assembler

I have been working at FormFactor full-time

Pros

Simple job and easy to learn

Cons

Some management aren't to good

Job Postings

Illumina has 523 more recently posted open jobs than FormFactor.
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