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Illumina Company Culture

Illumina Culture

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
Choice Employer
A+
4.7/5

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

Illumina CEO

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Francis deSouza Illumina's CEO
Francis deSouza
83 /100

Diversity at Illumina

Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
A+

Diverse employees at Illumina have rated Perks And Benefits, Team, and Happiness as the highest categories they have scored

Women at Illumina

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

Women at Illumina have rated Perks And Benefits, Team, and Happiness as the highest categories they have scored

Illumina 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?"
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Recommend to a Friend?

34

Illumina employees are 34% more likely to recommend Illumina as a great place to work

55%Promoters
24%Passives
21%Detractors

Working at Illumina

Working at Illumina is rated highly by 171 employees, across various culture aspects.

Overall Company Culture at Illumina

A+

Overall Company Culture at Illumina is rated A+

Last updated 6 days ago

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5%

Illumina ranks in the Top 5% of other companies on Comparably with 5,001-10,000 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 171 Employees

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Operations
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Operations83
Engineering
82
Engineering82
Marketing
70
Marketing70

Illumina Employee Reviews

Out of 145 Illumina employee reviews, 93% were positive. The remaining 7% were constructive reviews with the goal of helping Illumina improve their work culture.

93%
7%
Positive Reviews93%
Constructive Feedback7%

Positive Reviews From Illumina Employees

  • What do you like best about the leadership team?
    Our leadership team is open to things that we find wrong or no longer valuable. I listen to what we need in order to improve our work quality and capabilities.
    Anonymous Review
  • What do you like best about the leadership team?
    Positive mindset, goal oriented, direction
    Anonymous Review
  • What do you like best about the leadership team?
    Sharing information with the employees as soon as possible
    Anonymous Review

Constructive Feedback From Illumina Employees

  • What does the leadership team need to get better at?
    Listening to employees and stop lying
    Anonymous Review
  • Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?
    I'm currently working as a contractor so I don't think my benefits are altogether that great.
    Anonymous Review
  • Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?
    A salary that can compete with similar jobs in the area
    Anonymous Review

Illumina Company Information

Illumina Company Overview

Genomics is the single most important revolution of our time. It’s transforming every industry there is, from healthcare to agriculture to ecology. Illumina is an applied genomics technology company dedicated to making genomics useful for all. Our mission, to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome, fuels us every day. As the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, we have developed one of the world’s most comprehensive genomics portfolio of integrated systems, consumables, and analysis tools. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. This movement belongs to all of us—to the people who work at it every day and to the lives it touches. Join the journey.

Illumina Mission Statement

To improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome.

Illumina Vision Statement

Since our founding, we have never lost sight of the vision to transform human health. Our initial goal was to make it easy to decipher the genetic code in all of its variations.

Illumina Values

  • Innovation is in our DNA
  • We are relentless in the creation of great products
  • We move fast and embrace change
  • We collaborate deeply
  • We are open
Headquarter5200 Illumina Way
San Diego, CA 92122
United States of America
Websitewww.illumina.com
Founding Date2002
Company StatusPublic
StockILMN
Jobsillumina.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/illumina-careers
A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Illumina employees generally work 9.2 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at Illumina report the work pace is extremely fast
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
On a typical day, employees at Illumina have 4+ meetings
Meetings
A Day in the Life
95% of Illumina employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
Illumina employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
50% of Illumina employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
A Day in the Life
Illumina employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a month
Feedback
A Day in the Life
92% of Illumina employees call their work environment positive
Environment

Illumina Employees

171 employees at Illumina have reviewed Illumina across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was 6 days ago.

Overall, the 171 Illumina employees give their leadership a grade of A+, or Top 5% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Illumina are pleased with their total compensation at Illumina, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Illumina are extremely happy with their team. 171 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers an A+. The majority believe the meetings at Illumina are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Illumina believe the environment at Illumina is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Illumina is extremely fast. About 45% of the employees at Illumina work 8 hours or less, while 4% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

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

Illumina Competitors

Illumina competitors include QIAGEN, Agilent Technologies, Sanofi Pasteur, and Danaher. Illumina ranks 1st in Overall Culture Score on Comparably vs its competitors. See below how Illumina compares to its competitors with CEO Rankings, Product & Services, NPS, Pricing, Customer Services, Overall Culture Score, eNPS, Gender and Diversity Scores.

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    Illumina
    4.7/5
  2. #2
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    QIAGEN
    4.5/5
  3. #3
    Agilent Technologies' Logo
    Agilent Technologies
    4.5/5
  4. #4
    Sanofi Pasteur's Logo
    Sanofi Pasteur
    4.3/5
  5. #5
    Danaher's Logo
    Danaher
    3.8/5

Illumina Salaries

How much does Illumina pay?

How much do people at Illumina get paid? See the latest salaries by department and job title. The average estimated annual salary, including base and bonus, at Illumina is $110,049, or $52 per hour, while the estimated median salary is $108,012, or $51 per hour.

At Illumina, the highest paid job is a Director of Operations at $237,000 annually and the lowest is an Admin Assistant at $47,099 annually. Average Illumina salaries by department include: Engineering at $130,804, Sales at $147,417, Product at $180,119, and Customer Support at $65,107. Half of Illumina salaries are above $108,012.

74 employees at Illumina rank their Compensation in the Top 10% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 226 ratings) while 71 employees at Illumina rank their Perks And Benefits in the Top 5% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 77 ratings).

Salaries contributed from Illumina employees include job titles like Director of Engineering, Lead Engineer, Senior QA, and Senior Product Manager. Comparably data has a total of 18 salary records from Illumina employees.

Last updated 14 days ago.

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1st Percentile
$65k
$65k1st Percentile
17th Percentile
$87k
$87k17th Percentile
33rd Percentile
$107k
$107k33rd Percentile
50th Percentile
$159k
$159k50th Percentile
67th Percentile
$218k
$218k67th Percentile
83rd Percentile
$264k
$264k83rd Percentile
100th Percentile
$273k
$273k100th Percentile
$110,049*
Average Compensation
$108,012*
Median Compensation

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

Illumina Salaries by City

Illumina Salaries by Department

Illumina Salary Averages by Department

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$20k
$40k
$60k
$80k
$100k
$120k
$140k
$160k
$180k
$200k
Admin
$47,355
Admin$47,355
Business Development
$128,211
Business Development$128,211
Customer Support
$65,107
Customer Support$65,107
Design
$117,427
Design$117,427
Engineering
$130,804
Engineering$130,804
Finance
$80,759
Finance$80,759
HR
$115,687
HR$115,687
IT
$78,157
IT$78,157
Legal
$116,997
Legal$116,997
Marketing
$105,252
Marketing$105,252
Operations
$102,705
Operations$102,705
Product
$180,119
Product$180,119
Sales
$147,417
Sales$147,417

Illumina Benefits

Health & Wellness

  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Gym Membership / Reimbursement

Paid Time Off

  • PTO / Vacation Policy
  • Paid Holidays
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave

Financial Benefits

  • 401K / Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Office Perks

  • Legal Assistance
  • Work From Home Policy
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33%
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50%
Neutral
17%
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Overview of Candidates Applying to Work at Illumina on Comparably

Candidates By Department

Engineering
28%
All Industries
27%
Marketing
10%
IT
8%
Product
6%
Other
21%

Candidates By Location

San Diego
70%
Los Angeles
3%
La Jolla
3%
Denver
2%
New York City
2%
Other
20%
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