Cover image for Qualcomm
Logo
See All Photos
Best Places to Work 2022

Qualcomm

Engaged Employer

Qualcomm

Add a Review

Qualcomm Reviews

Updated Dec 1, 2022

Verify your email to use filters. Having problems? Resend email
Found 7,982 of over 9K reviews
4.1
85% Recommend to a Friend
Best Places to Work 2022
Qualcomm President and CEO Cristiano Amon
94% Approve of CEO

Found 7,950 of over 9K reviews

4.1
85%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
Approve of CEO
Qualcomm President and CEO Cristiano Amon
Cristiano Amon
672 Ratings

What people are saying about Qualcomm

Join the conversation on

Tech

456.8K Members 

Ask candid career questions

-1 - https://www.fishbowlapp.com/bowl/technology/posts?cf=gd&utm_medium=Glassdoor&utm_source=glassdoor.com&utm_campaign=Reviews&utm_content=Employer-content-prominent-Reviews&utm_term=Qualcomm~640
Join the conversation on

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "All the benefits are good and recently the company is trying to mimic Google like culture.(in 808 reviews)
  • "Working for Qualcomm has been amazing and the people are great.(in 478 reviews)
  • "top schools a lot of talents and very helpful to others good salary(in 317 reviews)
  • "Pay is good and above industry average(in 301 reviews)
  • "People have knowledge and work culture is good(in 278 reviews)
Cons
  • "No work life balance and lots of pressure during tape(in 688 reviews)
  • "Department management is poor which causes chaos and unhappy employees.(in 291 reviews)
  • "Too many managers with varied focus pulling projects in different direction is straining engineers and tech leads.(in 130 reviews)
  • "Recent layoffs and possibility for more in near future have hurt morale.(in 115 reviews)
  • "Long hours to get the job done; tight schedules to meet to stay competitive in the market place;(in 114 reviews)
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.

Ratings by Demographics

This rating reflects the overall rating of Qualcomm and is not affected by filters.

Want more demographic options?
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years
    Featured Review

    Best company I've worked for in 25 years in industry

    Aug 27, 2022 - ASIC Design Senior Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great compensation and benefits. Cutting-edge technologies. Strong portfolio of products. Challenging and satisfying work.

    Cons

    Long hours, but compensation reflects that.

    13 people found this review helpful
  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    A Great place to work

    Nov 30, 2022 - Senior Staff Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Cutting edge technology and innovation environment

    Cons

    majority of a certain ethnicity group

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  3. Join the Qualcomm team
    See Our Latest Jobs
  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good wlb

    Nov 23, 2022 - Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good wlb and good location

    Cons

    Slow growth in some teams

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Company

    Nov 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company to work for, value their people and super positive culture

    Cons

    Being that it's Qualcomm it is very technology heavy so having an interest in that helps the work be more exciting

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good place To learn and good work culture

    Nov 21, 2022 - Modem Systems Test Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to learn with a great array of documents and training avaliable, Good compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Senior employess can be difficult to reach and non cooperative, lots of overtime work, and some teams need an increase in headcount.

    Continue reading
    Be the first to find this review helpful
  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    QC has been great.

    Nov 24, 2022 - Principal Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Talented people around, even top-heavy. Provide learning courses, and challenging works. relative good pay. A company making difference on cutting-edge telecommunication fields.

    Cons

    Not so yang anymore. Need new blood. Top-heavy. in Transition time

    Continue reading
    Be the first to find this review helpful
  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good employer

    Nov 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Not flexible in switching roles

    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Turning corner

    Nov 24, 2022 - Principal Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Achieving additional applications under new CEO. Strong performance in Systems Engineering

    Cons

    Top heavy and getting comfortable

    Continue reading
    Be the first to find this review helpful
  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Overall Good Company in Semiconductor Company

    Nov 8, 2022 - Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Traditional big tech in semiconductor area.

    Cons

    Not growing fast as software company.

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  11. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Average company

    Nov 23, 2022 - Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    You can learn initially. Good technology information.

    Cons

    Full of politics, no wide exposure

    Continue reading
    Be the first to find this review helpful
Viewing 1 - 10 of 7,950 Reviews
</>Embed

Qualcomm Reviews FAQs

Qualcomm has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 9,214 reviews left anonymously by employees. 85% of employees would recommend working at Qualcomm to a friend and 83% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Qualcomm employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Qualcomm. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

85% of Qualcomm employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Qualcomm 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Qualcomm to be career development, culture, benefits and the cons to be management, work life balance.

Popular Careers with Qualcomm Job Seekers