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On average, employees at Applied Materials give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Applied Materials employees are Purchasing Specialists submitting an average rating of 5.0 and Interns with a rating of 4.9.

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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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"Fast paced organization that nimbly embraces constant change."
Posted 13 years ago in Santa Clara, CA
Customer Engineer

"AMAT has too many ups and downs."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Originally it was a great company to work for. Then they got a new Manager and he does layoffs so he can get his bonus."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should fire the Manager."

Mechanical Designer

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Great place."

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

"Too many laid off."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
Applied Materials (325)

4.5 Highest Rated in this Industry is Genie Industries (19)
2.3 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Adams Thermal Systems (8)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (6,651)
Engineering Technician

"Excellent place to work and gain organizational, analytical, troubleshooting and deadline demanding skills."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Excellent working atmosphere with focus on on-time deliver, quality and reliability oriented products. Great benefits and compensation."

Test Engineer

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"My peers."

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

"Inadequate equipment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to employee opinions."

Intern

"Pretty good choice to work in this well-known company."

Final Test Technician

"It's been a long time since I worked there."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Incredible technology."

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

"Didn't like working in a clean room. Long hours and I was on night shift."

Call Center Associate

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Getting a pay check."

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

"You got time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop lying to you people. Get your act together."

Senior Designer

"One of my favorite jobs, over my entire career."

Maintenance Engineer

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Traveled to various countries and working with cutting edge technology."

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

"Nothing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Your people are your greatest assets, listen to what they have to say and encourage them to contribute their ideas and suggestions."

Foreman

"Good technical work."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Technical work."

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

"Watch your back."

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

"Unqualified managers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Go back to school."

Supply Quality Engineer

"Applied Materials was a great fit, but the economy caused drastic downsizing."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Great technical opportunities."

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

"Be yourself."

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

"Periodic affects by economy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Furlough when industry downsizes."

Software Engineer

"Great for building a network."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Always interesting problems to work on."

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

"Be sure your career is more important than anything else."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Staff adequately."

Product Marketing Engineer

"Applied is a very good company to work."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Learn a lot of new job."

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

"Very understanding, and management very supported."

Program Manager

"Fast paced organization that nimbly embraces constant change."

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Challenging projects and leaders are recognized for their hard work and effort."

Equipment Services Project Manager

What do you like about working at Applied Materials?

"Great people. High-tech in the midst of outsourcing overseas. Severance was very generous."

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

"Lack of stability. We averaged two layoffs per year over the 5 years I worked for them. Hard to feel okay with your income level."

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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