Compare Qualcomm vs Illumina BETA

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

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Illumina

Employee Ratings

  • Qualcomm scored higher in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
  • Illumina scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, 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)
3.9
(based on 5337 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 883 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
4.0
Illumina employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Qualcomm employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.0
Illumina employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Qualcomm employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Qualcomm Ceo Steve Mollenkopf
78%
78%Steve Mollenkopf
CEO Approval
Illumina Ceo Francis deSouza
92%
92%Francis deSouza
Illumina employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Qualcomm employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Illumina employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Qualcomm employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Qualcomm has 89 more total submitted salaries than Illumina.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer11 Salaries
CA$82,199/yr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$44,511/yr
Member of Technical Staff2 Salaries
CA$125,076/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer3 Salaries
CA$79,050/yr
Development Director1 Salaries
CA$156,383/yr
Field Service Engineer1 Salaries
CA$97,438/yr

What Employees Say

  • Qualcomm had 418 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Qualcomm had 470 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 495 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 360 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 84 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 77 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 538 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 162 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 68 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 62 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Interim Engineering Intern

I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for less than a year

Pros

Working with Cutting-edge technologies and intelligent people

Cons

My mentor was usually very busy although he always answered my questions within a day

"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

Job Postings

Qualcomm has 564 more recently posted open jobs than Illumina.