At Cirrus Logic, 93 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 469 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.45. It was published on Jun 22, 2017. 29705 Visitors

What Employees Say

Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
People celebrate special events around here.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.

What They Do

We asked Cirrus Logic to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

With headquarters in Austin, Texas, Cirrus Logic develops audio semiconductors for the world’s top smartphones, tablets, digital headsets, wearables and other consumer and automotive audio products.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Electronics
US Headquarters: Austin, Texas, 78701 US Sites: 3
Major Locations: Austin, Texas; Phoenix, Arizona US Employees: 820
US Revenues: $1,500 million Employees Worldwide: 1,466
Corporate Structure: Public Stock Symbol: CRUS
Founded: 1984

Happy Engineering Week! Cirrus Logic is a proud sponsor of #GirlDay2017 at UT Austin.

Perks and Programs

We asked Cirrus Logic to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Monthly Cirrus Logic Rocks! concert events: Monthly “Cirrus Logic Rocks!” concert events (or even “Rock Star Karaoke sometimes). 
  • Weekly Happy Hours: Weekly Happy Hours each Friday afternoon are held in the company's headquarters or at a nearby pub on Austin's historic 6th Street entertainment district.
  • Music Events: Cirrus Logic regularly raffles off large amounts of SXSW wristbands and multi-day passes to ACL Fest. The company is also a corporate sponsor of PBS' long-running television show Austin City Limits, and the company regularly raffles tickets to the show tapings.
  • Holiday Cheer: The employee Holiday Party isn't enough -- children of employees enjoy their own party with Santa, a free gift, and goodies!
  • Summer Picnic: Each year the company hosts a private employee + family picnic event at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels!
  • Cirrus Logic Kids Club: Children of employees from all around the world participate in a special club to learn about different cultures, engage in activities and often create pen pals!
  • New Employee Referral Program: The company will pay employees up to $20,000 bonus if they refer an employee who gets hired.
  • Annual Wellness Fair: Each year the company hosts a Wellness Fair that brings employees and health-oriented vendors together, offering services from healthy eating to acupuncture.
  • Onsite guitar lessons: From beginners to the more adept skills, a rocking culture needs guitar players who know how to jam.


50% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 8% of salary90% Company-paid health coverage for employees (for 30 hours per week or more)
90% Company-paid health coverage for dependents (for 30 hours per week or more) 90% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $6,000 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$6,000 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Restricted stock units
The annual Childrens Holiday Party is big hit with children of Cirrus Logic employees.


27 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 27 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 27 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment
27 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment


10 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)10 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)
10 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • On-site or near-site backup childcare center
  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

$745,682 Philanthropic donations in last year $60,500 Total company-matched employee donations in last year
Yes Recycling program


  • VP of Human Resources is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Women
  • 3 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Queso anyone? Taking some time out for a fun food challenge -- the QuesOlympics!


More than 100 Cirrus Logic employees turned out for the annual LiveStrong Challenge.

How to Get Hired

We asked Cirrus Logic for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Ability to work closely with diverse team members. Creative thinking and ability to quickly solve difficult problems No egos!  

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Show us a history of adding value to prior employers and projects. Demonstrate confidence without a big ego. Tell us how your background aligns with our corporate values and culture.  

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

Digital design engineers, analog design engineers, verification engineers, softwar engineers, MEMS microphone design engineers, etc.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Candidates can learn more about Cirrus Logic and apply for open positions by visiting our careers page at  Candidates can find out more about our corporate culture by visiting our LinkedIn careers page or visiting our company profile on GlassDoor and Great Rated.    

hiring Outlook

283 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 12% Job Growth
67 Average applicants per opening 17,211 Total job applicants
27% New hires by employee referrals 8% Openings filled by current employees
44 Recent graduates hired 5% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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