Illumina Overview

  • San Diego, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1998
  • Company - Public (ILMN)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

Illumina is a global leader in genomics – an industry at the intersection of biology and technology. We are improving the future of human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our mission is everything to us. We are deeply passionate about what we do because we know we ...
Mission: To improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019(#33)

Top CEOs: 2019(#65), 2018(#44)

Company Updates

April 27, 2021
We are thrilled to be included in the inaugural TIME100 Most Influential Companies list! #TIME100Companies
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We have been included in two prestigious lists that recognize organizations demonstrating leadership in diversity and inclusion: Bloomberg LP Gender Equality Index (GEI) and the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI). We are inspired that our diversity, inclusion and fairness initiative continues to build opportunities to strengthen the relationship between our employees, our company and our communities. #CEI2021 #BloombergGEI
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- benefits are top notch: flexible time off and company wide shutdowns around holidays twice a year is better than any other place I’ve worked - career progression opportunities and a focus on


None - love working here so far.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Illumina

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovat

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Employee Referral11%

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    It was very thorough and collaborative. Questions were posed by different business partners which set the tone of how collaboration works at Illumina. Interviewing with a team great individuals ranging from all levels of role, was very refreshing as it showcased the importance of every role and opinion.

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Illumina Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Corporate Equality Index (2021)Human Rights Campaign2021
  • America's Most JUST Companies ((#1 for workers in Pharma and Biotech)Forbes2021
  • Computer World Best Places to Work in ITComputer World2019
  • Glassdoor Employees' Choice Top CEOs - Francis deSouza - 2019Glassdoor Employees Choice Award2019
  • Most Innovative CompaniesForbes2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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What are perks and other benefits like at Illumina?

...Very generous benefits including pension, gym, lifestyle allowance and bonus to name just a few...

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