At Silicon Labs, 91 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 541 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.13. It was published on Jul 10, 2018. 10970 Visitors

What Employees Say

Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
People here are given a lot of responsibility.
Management is competent at running the business.

What They Do

We asked Silicon Labs to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Silicon Labs is the leader in silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world

About this Company

Website: Industry: Engineering
US Headquarters: Austin, Texas, 78701 Major Locations: Nashua, New Hampshire
US Employees: 849 Worldwide Revenues: $768.9 million
Employees Worldwide: 1,427 Corporate Structure: Public
Stock Symbol: SLAB Founded: 1996

Silicon Labs has been awarded:

Best Workplaces in Texas 2018 (ranked 14)

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Perks and Programs

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

  • Paid Volunteer Time Off: Employees receive 24 hours of paid time to volunteer at any 501c3 nonprofit organization or school.
  • Corporate Match Program: Employees can receive up to a $2,000 match in donations to 501c3 nonprofit organizations.
  • Global Wellness Activities: From a global Summer Olympics event and companywide 5K for charity to subsidized onsite wellness classes and a global employee fitness challenge, we create monthly opportunities for our employees to get active and engage with each other.
  • Tech Talks: A free in-house speaker series dedicated to exploring a more connected world. The goal of Tech Talks is to broaden our knowledge and engage with thought leaders in the industry to trigger creativity and inspire innovation.
  • 401K Matching Contribution: Silicon Labs matches up to $5,000 per year of employee contributions.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: ESPP allows employees the opportunity to purchase shares of the company stock every six months at a discount from the offering price.  
  • Employee Profit Sharing: Employees are eligible for a target bonus of a certain percentage of their base salary and the payout is based upon achievement of the company’s performance targets.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Enabling regular full-time employees to maintain and enhance their skills in their current jobs through financial assistance, Silicon Labs may reimburse funds paid by the employee up to $5,250 per year for qualified educational expenses.
  • Transportation Benefits: We offer employees discounted bus passes, free bike parking, and pre-tax transportation accounts.
  • Backup Care Plan: Employees have access to a comprehensive network of high quality center-based child care and in-home back-up care programs for children and adult/elder relatives.


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Restricted stock units
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  • On-site or near-site backup childcare center
  • Lactation room(s)


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

Community and Environmental Impact

24 hours Paid time off to volunteer $214,508 Total company-matched employee donations in last year


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
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How to Get Hired

We asked Silicon Labs 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?

When hiring, we look for people who align with our company values. We hire, foster, and empower great talent. We look for technical skill, creativity, and the potential to do great things. We value big-picture thinkers and cross-functional doers. We create customer value and commercial success through innovation and simplicity. We focus on innovation and simplicity. We eliminate the unnecessary and perfect the essential to help our customers achieve success. We meet our commitments and hold ourselves accountable. We lead by example and expect accountability. We communicate frequently, effectively, and concisely. We practice asterisk-free engineering. Our products work as advertised, from brochure to data sheet. We do the right thing. We conduct ourselves with integrity, encourage responsible risk-taking, and balance short-term impact with long-term gains. We do what is right for the customer and build the right solutions for the right markets, worldwide.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Demonstrate how your background and previous work experience align with our corporate values and company culture.

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

We are looking for candidates who want to work for an innovative company and are passionate about silicon-to-cloud technology.   

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

Visit us online at and check out our pages on Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

hiring Outlook

4% Job Growth
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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