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Bose Company Culture

Bose Culture

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
3.8/5
Bose's Overall Culture is rated B

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

Bose CEO

Top 50%Top 50% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Lila Snyder Bose's CEO
Lila Snyder
68 /100

Diversity at Bose

Top 25%Top 25% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
B

Diverse employees at Bose have rated Professional Development, Compensation, and Perks And Benefits as the highest categories they have scored

Women at Bose

Top 15%Top 15% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
A-

Women at Bose have rated Office Culture, Happiness, and Executive Team as the highest categories they have scored

Bose eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Top 50%Top 50% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably

Recommend to a Friend?

-4

Bose employees are -4% more likely to recommend Bose as a great place to work

40%Promoters
16%Passives
44%Detractors

Working at Bose

Working at Bose is rated highly by 67 employees, across various culture aspects.

Overall Company Culture at Bose

B

Overall Company Culture at Bose is rated B

Last updated 13 days ago

Top
35%

Bose ranks in the Top 35% of other companies on Comparably with 10,000+ Employees for Overall Company Culture Score

Overall Company Culture Score by Department

This graph details how each department scores their Overall Company Culture

Results from 67 Employees

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IT
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IT69

Bose Employee Reviews

Out of 100 Bose employee reviews, 72% were positive. The remaining 28% were constructive reviews with the goal of helping Bose improve their work culture.

72%
28%
Positive Reviews72%
Constructive Feedback28%

Positive Reviews From Bose Employees

  • What is the best part about your compensation package?
    Pension plan is unique in this day in age.
    Anonymous Review
  • What do you like best about the leadership team?
    Lost of ideas and strategies to move forward
    Anonymous Review
  • What did you like most about the interview process?
    It was quick because I was a contractor. It is a lot tougher to get in as an employee.
    Anonymous Review

Constructive Feedback From Bose Employees

  • What does the leadership team need to get better at?
    Being human and actually working with they're staff.
    Anonymous Review
  • What does the leadership team need to get better at?
    Bose needs to clean house in terms of leadership. Everyone is out of touch.
    Anonymous Review
  • What needs to change to make the company culture better?
    Create a meaningful vision for the future to guide the company
    Anonymous Review

Bose Company Information

Bose Company Overview

Bose is is a research company that develops sound solutions for entertainment, home audio, aviation, and automotive industries.

Bose Mission Statement

We have a simple mission: think of better solutions, create better products, help people enjoy the things they love. Everything we do supports this mission and points us forward. It started when Dr. Bose founded the company in 1964 and continues today with innovative, passionate employees around the globe.

Bose Vision Statement

Our vision is guided by human interests how better sound affects us or what it means to find joy in products that work exactly how you want them to or why solid customer service isn't a nice-to-have, but a promise we keep.

Bose Values

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Passion
  • Respect
  • Value
HeadquarterOnline Commerce Group, MS 740
Framingham, MA 01701-8863
United States of America
Websitewww.bose.com
Founding Date1964
Tel(508) 766-4325
Company StatusPrivate

Why Join Bose?

67 employees at Bose have reviewed Bose across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was 13 days ago.

Overall, the 67 Bose employees give their leadership a grade of C, or Bottom 45% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Bose are generally satisfied with their total compensation at Bose, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Bose are pleased with their team. 67 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B+. The majority believe the meetings at Bose are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Bose believe the environment at Bose is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Bose is comfortably fast. About 64% of the employees at Bose work 8 hours or less, while 6% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Bose are generally happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Bose employees generally work 8.8 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at Bose report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
86% of Bose employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
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Bose employees most often take 15-20 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
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80% of Bose employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
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Bose employees never get valuable feedback on how to improve at work
Feedback
A Day in the Life
76% of Bose employees call their work environment positive
Environment

Bose Leadership

The Bose Executive Team is rated a “C” and led by CEO Lila Snyder, VP, Corporate Technology Development David Thomas, and Head of Audiology Shilpi Banerjee

  • Lila Snyder  CEO / President

    Lila Snyder CEO / President

    Lila Snyder serves as the CEO / President of Bose.

  • David Thomas VP, Corporate Technology Development

    David Thomas serves as the VP, Corporate Technology Development of Bose.

  • Shilpi Banerjee Head of Audiology

    Shilpi Banerjee serves as the Head of Audiology of Bose.

  • Tobe Barksdale Director of Applied Research, Automotive Systems Division

    Tobe Barksdale serves as the Director of Applied Research, Automotive Systems Division of Bose.

  • Bill Berardi Chief Technical Director, Research

    Bill Berardi serves as the Chief Technical Director, Research of Bose.

  • Bernice Cramer Director, Product Management and Global Marketing, Professional Audio

    Bernice Cramer serves as the Director, Product Management and Global Marketing, Professional Audio of Bose.

  • Michael Dodge Organizational Business Head – The Americas

    Michael Dodge serves as the Organizational Business Head – The Americas of Bose.

  • Michael Edmunds Vice President, Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain

    Michael Edmunds serves as the Vice President, Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain of Bose.

  • Bryan Fontaine Executive Vice President

    Bryan Fontaine serves as the Executive Vice President of Bose.

Bose Competitors

Bose competitors include Sennheiser, Sonos, HARMAN International, and Emerson Electric. Bose ranks 4th in Overall Culture Score on Comparably vs its competitors. See below how Bose compares to its competitors with CEO Rankings, Product & Services, NPS, Pricing, Customer Services, Overall Culture Score, eNPS, Gender and Diversity Scores.

  1. #1
    Sennheiser's Logo
    Sennheiser
    4.6/5
  2. #2
    Sonos' Logo
    Sonos
    4.5/5
  3. #3
    HARMAN International's Logo
    HARMAN International
    4.5/5
  4. #4
    Bose's Logo
    Bose
    3.8/5
  5. #5
    Emerson Electric's Logo
    Emerson Electric
    3.0/5

Bose Salaries

How much does Bose pay?

How much do people at Bose get paid? See the latest salaries by department and job title. The average estimated annual salary, including base and bonus, at Bose is $98,736, or $47 per hour, while the estimated median salary is $96,546, or $46 per hour.

At Bose, the highest paid job is a Director of Sales at $248,134 annually and the lowest is a CS Rep at $46,736 annually. Average Bose salaries by department include: Sales at $149,557, Communications at $239,255, Operations at $79,360, and IT at $107,113. Half of Bose salaries are above $96,546.

42 employees at Bose rank their Compensation in the Top 35% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 125 ratings) while 37 employees at Bose rank their Perks And Benefits in the Top 35% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 42 ratings).

Salaries contributed from Bose employees include job titles like Lead Engineer, Engineering Manager, Developer, and Product Manager. Comparably data has a total of 3 salary records from Bose employees.

Last updated 2 months ago.

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1st Percentile
$60k
$60k1st Percentile
17th Percentile
$78k
$78k17th Percentile
33rd Percentile
$95k
$95k33rd Percentile
50th Percentile
$159k
$159k50th Percentile
67th Percentile
$225k
$225k67th Percentile
83rd Percentile
$277k
$277k83rd Percentile
100th Percentile
$289k
$289k100th Percentile
$98,736*
Average Compensation
$96,546*
Median Compensation

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

Bose Salaries by City

Bose Salaries by Department

Bose Salary Averages by Department

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Admin
$63,050
Admin$63,050
Business Development
$149,132
Business Development$149,132
Communications
$239,255
Communications$239,255
Customer Support
$57,524
Customer Support$57,524
Design
$114,318
Design$114,318
Engineering
$133,270
Engineering$133,270
Finance
$76,231
Finance$76,231
HR
$133,329
HR$133,329
IT
$107,113
IT$107,113
Legal
$125,874
Legal$125,874
Marketing
$109,473
Marketing$109,473
Operations
$79,360
Operations$79,360
Product
$182,008
Product$182,008
Sales
$149,557
Sales$149,557

Bose Benefits

Financial Benefits

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0%
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60%
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40%
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0%
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Bose Careers

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Overview of Candidates Applying to Work at Bose on Comparably

Candidates By Department

Product
21%
All Industries
21%
Engineering
10%
IT
10%
Marketing
10%
Other
28%

Candidates By Location

Boston
31%
Framingham
10%
San Francisco
7%
Santa Barbara
3%
Woodside
3%
Other
45%
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