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On average, employees at Cisco Systems give their company a 4.1 rating out of 5.0 - which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Cisco Systems employees are Test Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.8 and IT Managers also with a rating of 4.8.

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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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"I've worked for Cisco Systems Inc for more than 8 years and am currently employed there. I love the company culture and ethics. It's a very strong company with great employee satisfaction. The company can improve on incorporating StartUp culture in delivering Software Products."
Posted 8 years ago in Morrisville, NC
Software Engineer
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
Engineer

"Open communications and initiative driven."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"Cisco provided a very open door policy, and was highly aggressive and rewarding."

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

"Always be open and show your capability. Present yourself as confident and smart."

What don't you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I disliked the long hours, and incapable managers who do not have the technical knowledge to manage engineers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"As managers, you should have at least minimum knowledge of what type of people you manage. You reward those with appreciation."

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

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

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Cisco Systems (1249)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Sigma Designs (5)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Polara Engineering (6)
3.9 Average of All Companies in this Industry (20,188)
Project Manager
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

"I truly did enjoy my time with Cisco and would enjoy working for them again when the opportunity is available."

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
Assistant Instructor
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
Lab Engineer
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
Corporate Consultant
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

"I've interned at Cisco for the past two years. It has an engaging and exciting atmosphere."

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
Front End Engineer

"I have worked for Cisco since 2019 and I have found it to be a strong company with good ethical values and an emphasis on customer retention"

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 Operations Analyst
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
Software Engineer
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
Senior QA Engineer
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
Technical Enablement Engineer

"Brought in to increase sales."

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
Systems Administrator

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"My likes are: learning new tools and technologies, and practical for getting advance certifications."

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

"Get deep knowledge of your field. Only provide this information in your resume."

What don't you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"Everything is ok. There is nothing bad in the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please provide health benefits to your contractors. This will help them."

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
Senior Software Engineer
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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