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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 996 Cisco Systems Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.1
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"Cisco Systems is a great company. But like every company there are going to be ups and down, good days and bad days. The IT field has grown tremendously over the last 25 years. And it will continue to grow, much more than we'll be able to keep up with the change. Even though there have been a few cutbacks. Cisco gets my A1 rating on quality."
Posted 8 years ago in Lawrenceville, GA
Cisco Systems Employee

"I worked for Cisco 4 years in Engineering Central Services before being impacted by a workforce reduction. I came back as a contractor in the same capacity. I enjoy the people, work, and challenges at Cisco. As we transition in our product offerings, the company continues to have layoffs a few times a year. That impacts morale in a negative way. The company is using more contractors while the permanent workforce reduces. I will continue working here as the ability to work remotely from home is very appealing."

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

"Have been here at Cisco for 8 years and get great reviews from my boss but ZERO raises (except for a promotion). Work-life balance stinks, Cisco forges bad reviews of older employees to get rid of them and there are regular layoffs despite great performance by the company. (A Cisco co-worker described the layoffs as a General executing many of his own soldiers after they've defeated a hated enemy)."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Cisco Systems Employee

"It's been a good experience, just not much opportunity to advance."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Cisco Systems Employee

"In my work with Cisco Systems Inc I had considerable success in the delivery of collaborative technology systems and product lines at Cisco Systems for corporate communications systems and for Internet based call centers. I also was one of the team leaders at Cisco to develop and implement a complete change over in their ERP, CRM and oderability and fulfillment systems."

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
Cisco Systems Employee

"It is a strong company but having very slow growth career-wise. Very few or no funds for learning and development."

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

"I've worked at Cisco Systems for 17 years. I have found company to be one of the best companies in the Bay Area."

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

"Good company to learn any Cisco related tech. Free training and CCIE attempts. Good bonus. Free food. Difficult to move between technology."

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

"Good place to work, and company takes care of people well."

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

"Great company with benefits. Large and slow moving, as it is an older technology company."

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

"I've worked for Cisco for 3 years as a Program Manager and have enjoyed and been successful at my work."

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

"Cisco is a very good company to work for."

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

"My working team was very good."

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
Cisco Systems Employee

"Good place to work. I would recommend this place to work."

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

Cisco Systems Reviews FAQs

Is Cisco Systems a good company to work for?

Cisco Systems has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 996 Cisco Systems Review Ratings left anonymously by Cisco Systems employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 97% of employees would recommend working at Cisco Systems.

Does Cisco Systems pay their employees well?

Cisco Systems employees earn $95,000 annually on average, or $46 per hour, which is 44% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 388 Cisco Systems employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Cisco Systems Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Cisco Systems?

97% of employees would recommend working at Cisco Systems with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated Cisco Systems 4.0 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.0 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.2 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Cisco Systems?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Cisco Systems is a CFO at $301,000 annually. Browse Cisco Systems Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Cisco Systems?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Cisco Systems is a Director of Learning at $11,000 annually. Browse Cisco Systems Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Cisco Systems?

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

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