Samsung Electronics America Reviews

Updated Jun 3, 2020

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2.8
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Samsung Electronics America President and CEO YH Eom
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34 Ratings
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  • "In the past work life balance was rough, but there have been recent positive changes with new leadership(in 156 reviews)

  • "All approvals have to come from Korea(in 78 reviews)

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  1. "Warm place to work for"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer 

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture , friendly teams, Good HR, free lunches

    Cons

    Too much hierarchy otherwise nothing much

    Samsung Electronics America2019-12-13
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Cool Work, Subpar Team"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Category Manager in Ridgefield Park, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics America full-time

    Pros

    Samsung is a great company with many talented people Products are top of the line Work Life Balance is within reason

    Cons

    Office and its location are BOOTLEG for a tech company Leadership frequently are not aligned Minimal room for growth/upward mobility Pay is FAR below industry standard

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    Samsung Electronics America2020-06-03
  3. "Great Company - not so great management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior QA Engineer I 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Samsung Electronics America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Big Name company good perks

    Cons

    People in management roles who are not people managers, or managers at all

    Samsung Electronics America2020-05-20
  4. "Excellent place to work and grow"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics America full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Company cares about their employees, even through this challenging times. Growth path may be limited if you can relocate, but they give you all the tools and opportunities to move up if you work at it. Decent work life balance, but prepared to work. This isn't a kick back job. Flexibility in being able to schedule as you see fit, flex times as well. Fantastic benefits, some of the best I've had in 20 years in Wireless. Good perks and chances to travel. Love the people I work with, and even at the highest level, they care about their people. Communication is open and honest, and they accept feed forward as well. Training and coaching really can set you up for growth. I love working at Samsung.

    Cons

    Again, opportunities to move up could be limiting based on where you live, and what area you are in. Sometimes the work can pull you away from work life balance, but it typically happens during naturally heavier times like launches and holidays. Lastly, could benefit from a few extra perks other wireless manufacturers have in terms of deeper discounts for employees, and carrier partnerships on monthly billing, but that's just being picky.

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    Samsung Electronics America2020-05-18
  5. "Positive changes last three years, but be ready to work hard."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Sales Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics America full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Get to work with, present and learn about the latest tech. Outstanding benefits and great support during COVID-19. Great LGBTQ inclusiveness.

    Cons

    In the past work life balance was rough, but there have been recent positive changes with new leadership. Hoping for good things moving forward.

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    Samsung Electronics America2020-05-18
  6. "Good Place to Work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Sales Manager 

    I worked at Samsung Electronics America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits for health insurance

    Cons

    always changing enviornment and expectations

    Samsung Electronics America2020-05-11
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Competitive salaries"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Samsung Electronics America full-time

    Pros

    Salary was competitive along with perks and discounts on products throughout the year with flexible remote work options as work from home is accepted at Samsung.

    Cons

    Top down culture, people on the bottom don't have a say, it's dominated by HQ in South Korea

    Samsung Electronics America2020-05-06
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work for some"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Human Resources Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics America full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities for development if you can own your career and make the most of your time there. Total Rewards is top notch

    Cons

    Difficult to advance. Work is chaotic.

    Samsung Electronics America2020-04-24
  9. "Pretty! Best perks in my opinion"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics America full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work life balance and great cafe! Free lunch, cheap dinner. Great company perks.

    Cons

    dispatchers are culture bleeds over. meaning its an asian culture work place.

    Samsung Electronics America2020-04-24
  10. "good compan u"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome benefits employee discounts and more

    Cons

    lots of work which can be hard to balance

    Samsung Electronics America2020-04-21
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