Compare Thermo Fisher Scientific vs Illumina BETA

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

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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)
3.4
(based on 3324 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 889 reviews)
Illumina employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.7
Illumina employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Illumina employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.9
Illumina employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.5
Illumina employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.0
Illumina employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Thermo Fisher Scientific Ceo Marc N. Casper
81%
81%Marc N. Casper
CEO Approval
Illumina Ceo Francis deSouza
92%
92%Francis deSouza
Illumina employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Illumina employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Illumina employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Thermo Fisher Scientific employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Thermo Fisher Scientific has 77 more total submitted salaries than Illumina.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Validation Specialist2 Salaries
CA$51,950/yr
Field Service Engineer2 Salaries
CA$66,661/yr
Manager1 Salaries
CA$108,874/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer3 Salaries
CA$79,050/yr
Field Service Engineer1 Salaries
CA$97,438/yr
Development Director1 Salaries
CA$156,383/yr

What Employees Say

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific had 117 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific had 130 more reviews than Illumina that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 204 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 194 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 84 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 77 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 198 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 40 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 68 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 62 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at Thermo Fisher Scientific full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Growing company with lots of opportunities. Great collaboration and mindset. Making medicines that Treat/cure disease and illness

Cons

Fast paced environment and dynamic

"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

Thermo Fisher Scientific has 2,610 more recently posted open jobs than Illumina.