Applied Materials Reviews

Updated 29 August 2014
Updated 29 August 2014
579 Reviews

3.3
579 Reviews
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Applied Materials CEO & President Gary Dickerson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent compensation packages and work life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • Good benefits, decent location, free water from the water fountain (in 33 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance can be a challenge, depending on the job function (in 36 reviews)

  • The only way to get a promotion is to fake working long hours (in 25 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    A great company to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice Place to Work.
    Good Work Culture
    People are cooperative
    Work life balance

    Cons

    You might get bored with the kind of work that is done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Applied Materials

    Pros

    work life balance is good here

    Cons

    no technical growth after certain limit

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time

    Pros

    Work Life balance and great culture

    Cons

    Cyclical Industry is very challenging

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Company all the way!!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Network Security Engineer  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Network Security Engineer in Chennai

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Salary, Nice Place to work and etc...

    Cons

    No Proper KT for learning technical things (there shouldn't be shadowing process)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Check & take care of the Employee growth!!! Hike etc..

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Applied Materials Product

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Chennai
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Applied has some of the best Semiconductor products

    Cons

    Employee reduction is happening almost every year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good Company not a better pay'er

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work flexibility,no much work pressure

    Cons

    Less pay when compare to Other in market for Software Engineers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Ok to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Applied Materials

    Pros

    Work life balance is good here. Salary is also ok here. Overall a good company if you want to settle down.

    Cons

    Limited career growth. Limited salary growth. You won't get much opportunity to design any new software. Mostly its maintenance and support work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Involve equal participation or create an environment for equal opportunities.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Very nice work culture..

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Lead  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Technical Lead in Bangalore

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good HR policies..Intelligent bosses, nice office, travel policy, opportunities

    Cons

    salary.. rewards are less. not many opportunities in India.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    reward the positive , energetic people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Excellent Company to work, the most secured place for Women

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Chennai

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Most transparent process and the most Ethical Company

    Cons

    Doesn't set great career path for employees to grow. You will get outdated, if you stay long with the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider Employees career growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits for full time employees
    Smart and intelligent co-workers
    Advance technology

    Cons

    Not much opportunities for career growth
    Work life is not well balanced

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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