Compare Qualcomm vs Cisco Systems BETA

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

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Cisco Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Qualcomm scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 6457 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 20910 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.2
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Qualcomm employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.4
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Qualcomm employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Qualcomm Ceo Steve Mollenkopf
93%
93%Steve Mollenkopf
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
93%
93%Chuck Robbins
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Qualcomm employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Qualcomm employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

Qualcomm has 40,307 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior ASIC Engineer10728 Salaries
$204,390/yr
Senior Systems Engineer7472 Salaries
$227,539/yr
Staff Product Manager675 Salaries
$188,589/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer6909 Salaries
$121,853/yr
Technical Leader2434 Salaries
$180,542/yr
Product Manager1258 Salaries
$161,710/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Qualcomm.
  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • Qualcomm had 57 more reviews than Cisco Systems that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 534 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 380 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1364 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1287 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 635 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 224 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 578 reviews)
"Big company"(in 465 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"May 16, 2021

Former Employee - Senior Finance Analyst

I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great company with great benefits

Cons

They could do with a more inclusive diversity. The company has too many employees from India and very very very few black and latinx employees

"Amazing!"May 17, 2021

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Great culture to work in

Cons

Currently working from home can be a challenge

Job Postings

Qualcomm has 585 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.