Compare Lam Research vs FEI BETA

See how FEI vs. Lam Research compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Lam Research

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FEI

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 697 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 88 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lam Research Ceo Tim Archer
93%
93%Tim Archer
CEO Approval
FEI Ceo Marc Casper
N/AMarc Casper
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Positive Business Outlook
59%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Process Engineer112 Salaries
$111,543/yr
Final Test Technician16 Salaries
$23/hr
Intern29 Salaries
$24/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Computer Programmer15 Salaries
$87,966/yr
Senior Field Service Engineer25 Salaries
$83,912/yr
Intern - Hourly4 Salaries
$24/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 52 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 49 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 11 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 84 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 40 reviews)
Cons
"Middle management"(in 4 reviews)
"Thermo fisher"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Director

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

Pros

Transparency about where we are successful, and where we can improve. Leadership is committed to taking action, and sharing progress over time. Development opportunities are available to everyone... and you own your career path.

Cons

Business success influenced by external forces that are outside of the companies control, like trade issues or market cycles. But the company has managed through a tough backdrop this year to deliver... solid revenue and good bonus payouts.

Advice to Management

Stay open, engaged, and committed to building on our strong culture to keep Lam a great place to come to work everyday

I worked at FEI for more than a year

Pros

Really great people and team! Part of FEI and now part of a bigger company but still has somewhat of a small company vibe at Fremont location. Fun place to be and lots of opportunities for... developing projects. There are events throughout the year. This is a place where what you get out of it depends on your efforts. Also, the manager I had was super awesome.

Cons

Due to acquisitions, some of the company culture was disrupted and has become more corporate. This is due to budgeting and lack of effort to keep good people around.

Advice to Management

This is to the corporate management. Provide the same budget to the division as it had before. It doesn't make sense to expect the same profit output when positions aren't getting filled or even... budgeted for. There's a lack of talent for the amount of work that needs to be done so there are people who have to work extra hard. Upper management also needs to listen to the managers and employees that have a better understanding of what products will sell and what direction the company should head because the plans are not measuring up to competitors. Please include the right people in these meetings.

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