Compare KLA vs Zemax BETA

See how working at KLA vs. Zemax compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at KLA vs. Zemax. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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KLA

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Zemax

Employee Ratings

  • KLA scored higher in 3 areas: CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Zemax scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 816 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 28 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
4.5
Zemax employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than KLA employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.9
Zemax employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than KLA employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
KLA Ceo Rick Wallace
96%
96%Rick Wallace
KLA employees rated their CEO Approval 46% higher than Zemax employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Zemax Ceo Swaminathan Subbiah
50%
50%Swaminathan Subbiah
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
KLA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Zemax employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
KLA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Zemax employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
66%

Salaries

KLA has 2 more total submitted salaries than Zemax.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Director1 Salaries
£191,611/yr
Process Engineer1 Salaries
£30,361/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Institutional Advancement Assistant1 Salaries
£32,946/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at KLA.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at KLA.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 62 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 58 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 66 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer

I worked at KLA full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Large, well paying international company, reward staff with higher than average salaries, recognise talent where applicable Travel opportunities are abundant .

Cons

Long hours when working on customer site, High salaries a disadvantage when being made redundant

Advice to Management

Need to make sure their subordinates are aware of external certifications that are pertinent to the work they are doing and would be extremely useful if made redundant

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Zemax full-time for more than a year

Pros

- Flexible working - Many opportunities with regards to customer visits, trade shows, etc. - Great work force, colleagues are what make Zemax the company it is!

Cons

- Promotional opportunities are lacking within certain departments - Processes with regards to general business practices, company will require a better form of HR

Job Postings

KLA has 1,099 more recently posted open jobs than Zemax.