Compare Altera vs Xilinx BETA

See how working at Altera vs. Xilinx 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 Altera vs. Xilinx. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Altera

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Xilinx

Employee Ratings

  • Xilinx scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 427 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 827 reviews)
Xilinx employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Altera employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.6
Xilinx employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Altera employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Xilinx employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Altera employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.7
Xilinx employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Altera employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.6
Xilinx employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Altera employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.8
Xilinx employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Altera employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Altera Ceo
59%
59%
CEO Approval
Xilinx Ceo Victor Peng
85%
85%Victor Peng
Xilinx employees rated their CEO Approval 26% higher than Altera employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Xilinx employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Altera employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
37%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Xilinx employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than Altera employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Altera has 69 more total submitted salaries than Xilinx.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer12 Salaries
CA$32/hr
Member of Technical Staff8 Salaries
CA$124,516/yr
Intern5 Salaries
CA$30/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer1 Salaries
CA$117,822/yr
Member of Technical Staff1 Salaries
CA$144,506/yr
RSM1 Salaries
CA$131,438/yr

What Employees Say

  • Xilinx had 71 more reviews than Altera that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Xilinx had 14 more reviews than Altera that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 43 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 36 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 114 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 50 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Career advancement"(in 15 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 32 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 27 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at Altera

Pros

Competent compensation Positive work environment grow from within culture

Cons

None as an intern. Perhaps limited to very niche software applications.

Advice to Management

keep it up!

Current Employee - Design Engineer

I have been working at Xilinx full-time

Pros

Compensation is good. Great work / life balance.

Cons

RSU vesting schedule could be more frequent (currently yearly).

Job Postings

Xilinx has 167 more recently posted open jobs than Altera.