At Cirrus Logic, 95 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 446 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.45. It was published on Aug 8, 2016. 23307 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
People celebrate special events around here.
Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
We have special and unique benefits here.

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, headphones, and other consumer and automotive audio products.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Austin, Texas US Sites: 2
Major Locations: Austin, Texas; Phoenix, Arizona US Employees: 758
US Revenues: $1,200 million Worldwide Revenues: $1,200 million
Employees Worldwide: 1,322 Corporate Structure: Public
Stock Symbol: CRUS Founded: 1984

Our family picnic each year is held at Schlitterbahn Water Park in New Braunfels.

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% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 8% of an employee's salary90% Company-paid health coverage for employees (90)
90% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 90% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $6,000 College Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k)
  • Restricted stock units to employees


  • Free snacks during the day
  • Subsidized lunch on a regular, daily basis
  • Massage therapy
  • Fitness classes
  • Subsidized public transportation
  • Free beverages during the day
  • On-site package/mailing service
  • Discount ticket sales
  • Personal travel service
Once a quarter a Cirrus Logic team prepares meals for guests at the Ronald McDonald House.


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


60 days Job-protected maternity leave10 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
60 days Job-protected paternity leave10 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents10 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.


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


  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)


  • Cholesterol tests
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness center (only at headquarters)
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Complete biometric screening
  • Subsidized offsite gym memberships

Community Involvement & Philanthropy

$450,000 Philanthropic donations in last year


  • 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

Executive Diversity

The Annual


The Yule Log, sponsored by Cirrus Logic, is an Austin tradition at the holiday festival Trail of Lights.

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, MEMS microphone design engineers, DSP Algorithm Researchers, DSP Algorithm Developers, Embedded Software Engineers,

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, our company profiles on GlassDoor and Great Rated, or CirrusLogicTV on YouTube.       

hiring Outlook

307 Job openings forecast for coming year 15% Job Growth
54 Average applicants per opening 14,734 Applications received
317 Positions filled in past year 28% New hires by employee referrals
187 New positions created Yes Recruits on college campuses
30 New graduates hired 4% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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