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On average, employees at National Semiconductor give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest National Semiconductor employees are Application Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.5 and Senior Process Engineers with a rating of 3.6.

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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 52 National Semiconductor Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
3.9
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Posted 9 years ago
Product Development Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA

"Have worked at National Semiconductor for 9 years as a Product Engineer and enjoyed working there for great working environment and great company."

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 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
National Semiconductor Employee
in Santa Clara, CA

"Used to be a pioneer company and has a lot of vision."

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

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
National Semiconductor (102)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is Intersil (11)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Katecho (5)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (17,873)
National Semiconductor Employee
in Santa Clara, CA

"The company is a very good place to work. I worked there as a student intern."

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
Application Programmer
in Santa Clara, CA

What do you like about working at National Semiconductor?

"It was a good company. But TI acquired it. So no more comments."

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

"There are no tips because National is a part of TI."

What don't you like about working at National Semiconductor?

"I didn't find any one. But after becoming a part of TI. Seems the environment is not so good."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"There is no more management. I don't have any suggestion."

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

Average National Semiconductor Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2010 $3
2011 $4
2012 $4
Senior Contract Specialist
in Santa Clara, CA

"I loved my previous job and the wide variety of people I worked with."

What do you like about working at National Semiconductor?

"I enjoyed the opportunity to work across many levels of management, to procure whatever was required for the success of various projects."

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

"Be confident during your interview and speak openly about what qualifies you to be chosen for the position."

What don't you like about working at National Semiconductor?

"I did not have any dislikes about my company. If I could have changed anything it would have been the flexibility to occasionally work from home."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Technical Director
in Sunnyvale, CA

"I enjoyed running the wireless system team."

What do you like about working at National Semiconductor?

"I liked to work for this company for first 6 months. After that I was not very happy with the management"

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

"Technical knowledge is important. Need good understanding of analog component."

What don't you like about working at National Semiconductor?

"They did not have a very strong wireless marketing expertise."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Build a stronger marketing for wireless. Understand that the ROI is beyond 3 years for wireless market."

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 5 / 5
Wafer Fabrication Process Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA
Person You Work For 4.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.6 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Regional Manager
Person You Work For 1.5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5
Product Line Manager
in Santa Clara, CA
People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1.9 / 5 Support You Get 2.1 / 5
Rewards You Receive 2.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.1 / 5 Company Culture 2.1 / 5
Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Person You Work For 4.2 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 3.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3.8 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Chief Architect
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.4 / 5 Work Setting 4.6 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5
Senior Field Application Engineer
in Novi, MI
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.6 / 5 Work Setting 4.6 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.4 / 5
Device Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA

"Company is acquired by TI, so culture may not be same as before."

Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 3.9 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Electrical Manager
in Sunnyvale, CA
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 3.9 / 5
Intermediate Circuit Design Engineer

What do you like about working at National Semiconductor?

"Freedom from being in the office."

What don't you like about working at National Semiconductor?

"Politics and pay."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
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