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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 208 Applied Materials Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.0
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"A great place to work, good people, open opportunities for advancement, great environment to excel and learn more."
Posted 13 years ago in Austin, TX
Executive Administrative Assistant

"Moving from Silicon Valley to a smaller office was a challenge."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Amazing company, that treated their employees like family. Well respected in all aspects of the job."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know that they will be the IT and facilities person on site."

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Making the transition to a smaller office from the corporate office was a challenge. Having no on site IT department or facilities department meant that we had to do it ourselves."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keeping the employees informed of what the corporate office is doing is so important."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Systems Administrator

"It was a wonderful place to work and good management."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"It was the great people and the great management during the time I was there."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It's good to have experience in international markets and diverse current technology."

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"The culture and management changed when the CEO and CFO left the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the good people and management to grow the business with great innovative ideas."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Development Manager

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"The people are very experienced and we learn a lot from each other. The international customer base and international exposure."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be willing to work with people in India, UK, Korea and China."

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Applied Materials is very profit focused company that drives them to make bad short term decisions about people and software investment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should invest more in their legacy software. The legacy software is profitable and the profits should be re-invested back into the product."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Software Engineer

"A good place to work, too bad they like cheap foreign engineers."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Good manager, great employees, great environment, great on equipment, fun to work with, was great compensation, good bonus every six months."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good Luck if you're a software engineer but otherwise there are a lot of opportunities in Santa Clara and Austin."

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Upper management doesn't know how to manage software, doesn't understand the process."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to realize with the high turnover in India and China that they are simply training their future competition. Short time benefits will be costly in the future."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
RF Engineer Intern

"Wonderful experience and had a taste of competitive environment."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Good competitive work environment. Very good work culture and rewarding the employees."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be strong in the basics. Have a good communication skill."

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Nothing in particular. It was a very enjoyable experience working as an intern."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Aim higher and strive hard to achieve it. Bring out the best in every employee."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Principal Customer Technologist

"Great people and technology, but harsh cyclic business environment."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Great place to work. Interesting technologies and lots of travel."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ensure that you have technical capability/experience for position. Advanced degree helps!"

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Cyclic business resulted in frequent hiring/layoffs. Reorganizations occur too often."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Plan better for business cycles and product development investment more timely!"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Developer

"Terrible."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"I liked the work I did and the fact that it was only 2 minutes from where I lived."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just make sure you have a Bachelor's degree or higher. Nothing else matters."

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"The owner was never there, left a person in charge who had no professionalism, no leadership skills or no team player skills."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management needs to make sure they are there and aware at what goes on at work and be aware at what other skills a worker has other than just a degree."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Licensing Manager

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Great work support with all team members, no matter job title or position."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Always have an open mind to change and advancement in new working areas."

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"The daily working environments needing more support for number of users."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to keep staff informational with effective communication for positive support outcomes."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Financial Analyst

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"I like working with people in my team, the systems, the opportunity to do more projects."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You got to know someone at the organization to be successful."

What don't you like about working at Applied Materials?

"I do not like the maintained close neck organization."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would encourage them to work on organizational culture and ethics."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Technical Lead
Rewards You Receive 3.6 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.6 / 5 Company Culture 4 / 5
Way You Work 3.7 / 5
Senior Technical Support Engineer

"Demanding company with good people."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 4.6 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.1 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Process Engineer
Person You Work For 4.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 4.4 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.4 / 5 Way You Work 4.4 / 5
Principal Software Engineer
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Head Instructor
Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5 Company Culture 3 / 5
Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Software Developer
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Applied Materials Reviews FAQs

Is Applied Materials a good company to work for?

Applied Materials has an overall rating of 4.0 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 208 Applied Materials Review Ratings left anonymously by Applied Materials employees, which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 97% of employees would recommend working at Applied Materials.

Does Applied Materials pay their employees well?

Applied Materials employees earn $71,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 8% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 52 Applied Materials employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Applied Materials Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Applied Materials?

97% of employees would recommend working at Applied Materials with the overall rating of 4.0 out of 5. Employees also rated Applied Materials 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at Applied Materials?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Applied Materials to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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