Compare Cymer vs Illumina BETA

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Cymer

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Illumina

Employee Ratings

  • Illumina 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 210 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 954 reviews)
Illumina employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Cymer employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.7
Illumina employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Cymer employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Illumina employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Cymer employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.5
Illumina employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Cymer employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
4.0
Illumina employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Cymer employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cymer Ceo Robert P. Akins
81%
81%Robert P. Akins
CEO Approval
Illumina Ceo Francis deSouza
93%
93%Francis deSouza
Illumina employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Cymer employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Illumina employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Cymer employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Illumina employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Cymer employees rated theirs.

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Cutting edge technology" was the most mentioned Pro at Cymer.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Illumina.
  • "Asml" was the most mentioned Con at Cymer.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Illumina.
Pros
Pros
"Edge technology"(in 16 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 84 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 77 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Asml"(in 19 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 69 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 63 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Engineering Intern

I worked at Cymer for more than a year

Pros

Excellent peers Fun atmosphere Nice location Great technology

Cons

Don't remember. Mostly positive experience

"Work"Dec 18, 2019

Current Employee - Senior SAP Consultant

I have been working at Illumina full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Great managers and team environment

Cons

Low pay For current employees

Advice to Management

Pay more to keep employees

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