Compare Qualcomm vs Illumina BETA

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

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Illumina

Employee Ratings

  • Qualcomm scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Illumina scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values 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 6568 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 1182 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Qualcomm employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Illumina employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.8
Illumina employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Qualcomm employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Qualcomm Ceo Steve Mollenkopf
93%
93%Steve Mollenkopf
CEO Approval
Illumina Ceo Francis deSouza
94%
94%Francis deSouza
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Qualcomm employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Illumina employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Positive Business Outlook
79%

Salaries

Qualcomm has 81,319 more total submitted salaries than Illumina.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior ASIC Engineer10729 Salaries
$121,580/yr
Senior Systems Engineer7475 Salaries
$126,473/yr
Staff Product Manager675 Salaries
$190,354/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Engineer68 Salaries
$108,573/yr
Systems Engineer11 Salaries
$114,364/yr
Product Manager25 Salaries
$126,897/yr

What Employees Say

  • Qualcomm had 446 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Qualcomm had 561 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 534 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 380 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 89 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 88 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 635 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 224 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 74 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 67 reviews)
Featured Review
"Company"Jun 13, 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Qualcomm full-time

Pros

Great work environment with great pay

Cons

Unclear professional growth ladder and opportunities.

Former Employee - Retired

I worked at Illumina full-time

Pros

Great mission statement and culture

Cons

Tight budgets at times depending on the year

Job Postings

Qualcomm has 140 more recently posted open jobs than Illumina.