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, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Illumina scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 7752 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1569 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
3.9
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
3.7
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Qualcomm Ceo Cristiano Amon
93%
93%Cristiano Amon
CEO Approval
Illumina Ceo Francis deSouza
92%
92%Francis deSouza
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Qualcomm employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Illumina employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
83%
Qualcomm employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Illumina employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
80%

Salaries

Qualcomm has 81,571 more total submitted salaries than Illumina.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer5324 Salaries
$114,861/yr
Senior Systems Engineer3077 Salaries
$141,977/yr
Systems Test Engineer2103 Salaries
$118,704/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer51 Salaries
$145,566/yr
Systems Engineer6 Salaries
$123,485/yr
Intern30 Salaries
$32/hr

What Employees Say

  • Qualcomm had 543 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Qualcomm had 786 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 663 reviews)
"Qualcomm"(in 446 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 120 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 103 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 878 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 258 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 95 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 92 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Aug 16, 2022

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Qualcomm full-time

Pros

1. Employee friendly 2. Good work 3. Good compensation

Cons

1. Nothing as such; sometimes, work can become very hectic

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Illumina full-time for more than a year

Pros

Amazingly smart scientists Exciting and innovative projects Employees are well compensated Good work-life balance with unlimited time off

Cons

Trickle down of information from upper management can be slow Madison employees can feel like the odd cousins who don't get nearly the same perks as SD

Job Postings

Qualcomm has 19 more recently posted open jobs than Illumina.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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