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Updated Nov 26, 2022

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Found 1,031 of over 1K reviews
4.0
82% Recommend to a Friend
88% Approve of CEO

Found 965 of over 1K reviews

4.0
82%
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88%
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Varian Medical Systems CEO Chris Toth (no image)
Chris Toth
15 Ratings

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  • "Poor management, both in terms of strategic judgements and caring for staff(in 41 reviews)
  • "Managers have too little time knowing their direct reports because everyone of the managers is responsible for too many direct reports.(in 31 reviews)
  • "Poor prospects for growth with very low pay increase for Silicon Valley standards.(in 24 reviews)
  • "upper management does not care for employees....they should be more perks for an individuals contribution to the company(in 16 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great job

    Oct 6, 2022 - Field Service Engineer (FSE) 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Plenty of OT. Great people

    Cons

    Long hours and weekends involved

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Overall, A Good Place to Work

    Oct 28, 2022 - Field Service Engineer I 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Field Service Lifestyle is not for everyone, but it's an excellent dynamic daily schedule for those that enjoy the ebb and flow of an on-call field service environment, Company car or Cash Reimbursement Company Phone and Computer Plenty of Overtime opportunity, dramatically increases earning potential.

    Cons

    Large company = smaller overall pay raises (annually). Will not keep up with CPI or inflation.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Best Onoclogy Company to work for!

    Nov 15, 2022 - District Sales Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Growth, compensation, benefits, culture, leadership, and vision.

    Cons

    As part of Siemens now, processes may slow down

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Mission Driven Company

    Nov 16, 2022 - Talent Acquisition Partner 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Mission , Leadership Co Workers

    Cons

    Growing pains impacting work flow

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good life work balance

    Nov 7, 2022 - Administrative 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good life work balance. Company aims to make a difference.

    Cons

    Initial training is limited in some departments.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Collaborative team, powerful mission

    Oct 18, 2022 - Senior Financial Analyst in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great teammates, good benefits, challenging work

    Cons

    systems could be better and faster

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Great company with great people doing great things

    Oct 4, 2022 - Director Level Position 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Shared vision Decent benefits Great communication from top mgt

    Cons

    Acquired by a large German company in 2021, so some uncertainty about what - if anything - will change.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Company in need of modernization, and integration

    Sep 17, 2022 - Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Highly impactful product to human life Newer management attempting to change the 1980’s mentality Excellent people to work with

    Cons

    Varian being bought by Siemens, who clearly didn’t understand what they were buying Politics and lots of org changes created by old-guard not adjusting to new world order Lack of progressive thinking. Needs more efficient ways of work through systemization in lieu of firefighters saving the day

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Mission Driven and Collaborative

    Oct 6, 2022 - Sr. Director Marketing in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Mission driven with collaborative and friendly employees.

    Cons

    Slow to act hard to progress in career.

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  11. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great mission

    Oct 3, 2022 - Director in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great mission : creating a world without fear of cancer

    Cons

    Fairly bureaucratic. Outside radiology the business is somewhat weak. Under Siemens the business has become slower

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Varian Medical Systems Reviews FAQs

Varian Medical Systems has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,134 reviews left anonymously by employees. 82% of employees would recommend working at Varian Medical Systems to a friend and 75% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Varian Medical Systems employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Varian Medical Systems. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

82% of Varian Medical Systems employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Varian Medical Systems 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Varian Medical Systems to be culture, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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