Our People

Cirrus Logic believes a diverse and inclusive workforce creates a positive environment where employees can achieve their full potential. We invest in the long-term well-being and professional development of our people by focusing on education, mentorship, and networking; and facilitating knowledge sharing across the business.

Ethical Employment Practices

We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent in our diverse, global workforce through programs based on competitive compensation, benefits and an outstanding corporate culture that fosters camaraderie, collaboration, and career development. We adhere to core principles of human rights by complying with international standards and by establishing a safe, healthy working environment based on respect and fairness for all employees, regardless of gender, nationality, or ethnicity. View our human rights policy statement here.

Employee Retention

We believe that empowering a diverse and inclusive workplace and showing a commitment to employee development are more valuable than ever. This has contributed to the company’s continued outperformance compared to the industry in voluntary turnover.

Employee Turnover/Time With Company Data
*Radford Salary Increase and Turnover Study
Source: Cirrus Logic Employees Worldwide as of FY23 ending March 25, 2023

Diversity

Cirrus Logic is dedicated to hiring and developing a global workplace that values each individual and their contributions to our corporate success. We regularly review our hiring processes to ensure they adhere to our core principles of equality in the workforce. We are focused on increasing engagement with all genders and underrepresented groups and have adopted strategies to create an even more inclusive and positive work environment.

Employee Gender Diversity Chart
Source: Cirrus Logic Employees Worldwide as of FY23 ending March 25, 2023

Health and Safety

Cirrus Logic is committed to providing a safe working environment for our global workforce. A dedicated team of Health and Safety professionals provides the tools, training, and programs to help ensure compliance with all global standards.

Risk Assessments and Hazard Identification

Cirrus Logic conducts risk assessments for health and safety and complies with all workforce standards in an effort to prevent accidents, incidents, and unsafe workplace practices. We routinely review our activities, equipment, and the use of certain chemicals to ensure health and safety protocols are properly maintained.

Health and Safety Management System

Cirrus Logic has a health and safety management system, accessible to all our employees through a dedicated Health and Safety portal. Employees are encouraged to provide suggestions to improve the safety in the workplace. Health and Safety performance is monitored and managed by our in-house team.

Incident Prevention

In the event of an incident, the situation is investigated and analyzed for a root cause so that corrective actions can be taken to prevent any further recurrence and ensure the health and safety of our employees.

Training

Regular education, specialized training, and e-learning tools are provided to share site-specific safety information for employees. Our goal is to ensure our employees have the skills, training, and preparedness they need to minimize the risk of illness and injury while in the workplace. Trainings include first aid and evacuation exercises to ensure emergency preparedness. Employees working in our research facilities receive specialized, role-specific training for health and safety matters.

Our Focus on Innovation

Cirrus Logic’s ability to deliver innovative products and solve challenging engineering problems is not only highly valued by our customers, but also critical to our success. Our substantial investment in research and development funds advanced-process technology development, new product introductions, and expansion in adjacent application areas. This investment is critical to fuel future opportunities. We protect our intellectual property with a strong portfolio of patents worldwide, which enables us to offer differentiated products. Additionally, Cirrus Logic was listed on the 2023 Patent 300® List which is an annual compilation of the top 300 companies, organizations, and universities in the patent field, based on the quantity of issued U.S. patents each year.

Patents Held by Cirrus Logic 3,840
Source: Cirrus Logic as of February 06, 2024

Workplace Recognition and Awards

Cirrus Logic believes our employees are at the center of why our company continues to be recognized as one of the top companies to work. By fostering a family-focused culture based on regular employee feedback used to direct new employee programs and services, we continue to build strong core values based on communication, integrity, innovation, continuous improvement, and job satisfaction.

USA Top Work Place 2023
Austin American-Statesman 2021
Clued In Leaders Badge
Technology Badge
Top Leaders Badge
Communication Badge
Innovation Badge
USA Top Work Place 2023
Austin American-Statesman 2021
Clued In Leaders Badge
Technology Badge
Top Leaders Badge
Communication Badge
Innovation Badge

Caring for Our People

Recognizing the importance of physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being, Cirrus Logic provides numerous resources and benefits for our employees and their families. Global benefits go beyond offering highly competitive compensation and include company-sponsored health insurance programs, personal time off allowance, and a wide variety of programs to recognize and reward each employee within our family-friendly atmosphere.

Employee Benefits

We believe our benefits are a key reason for our exceptional level of employee retention.

  • Company sponsored healthcare (medical, dental, vision, disability, etc.)
  • 401(k) and related pension schemes
  • Generous personal time off (PTO)
  • Discounts for childcare and subsidies for family care
  • Parental leave, surrogacy and adoption assistance programs, and fertility coverage
  • Emergency travel assistance for employees

Employee Health and Wellness Programs

At Cirrus Logic, we believe wellness is a way of life and plays an important role in maintaining our dynamic workforce.

  • On-site medical clinic in Austin for Cirrus Logic employees and their covered dependents
  • Biometric testing
  • Flu shot clinics
  • Free access to meditation app
  • Preventative health screenings
  • On-site fitness facilities at major locations
  • Free confidential mental health support and monthly wellness seminars
  • Wellness and fitness classes such as cardio, yoga, weight training
  • COVID-19 testing and vaccines

Employee Learning and Professional Development

Cirrus Logic prides itself on maintaining an employee learning and professional development program to maximize our employees’ success. We believe our employees place a high degree of value on their personal advancement and are eager to learn. We also sponsor memberships to professional organizations that are dedicated to empowering our employees to achieve their full potential as leaders and in their careers.

Educational Assistance

Cirrus Logic provides tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate level students. Continuing education plays an important role in supporting our employees’ career development and advancement.

Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

Facilitating learning and sharing best practices across the organization are important aspects of employee development. Our in-house experts have a wealth of insights and we are always looking for opportunities to bring in outside experts to promote the exchange of ideas in new areas. We promote this through events like Tech Talk Tuesdays, where academic and industry leaders regularly speak with our employees about their research and facilitate thought-provoking dialogues, and KnowledgeShares, where in-house experts talk about the work they are doing with their teams to increase employee understanding of the innovation occurring across the company.

Resources

Cirrus Logic provides on-site and virtual corporate libraries that are supported by a dedicated librarian to provide a wealth of information via online subscriptions, print materials, research assistance, and tutorials. These libraries provide important research services for our technologists that save time and help advance engineering projects. In addition, we provide access to books, technical reports, journal articles, leadership development, and more.

Recognition

Cirrus Logic has developed a variety of recognition programs to reward both individual employees and teams for exceptional efforts in the areas of innovation, critical project development, or just for making that extra effort.

Employee Resource Groups

Women’s Leadership Team

Women’s Leadership Team

Cirrus Logic’s Women’s Leadership Team (WLT) aims to cultivate an inclusive environment that supports and encourages women to advance their skills and leadership potential through connection, mentorship, and collaboration. In FY23, the WLT strengthened the personal and professional development of women through networking activities, an executive leadership speaker series, mentorship groups, and increased opportunities for volunteerism.

Cirrus Logic Environmental Action Network

Cirrus Logic Environmental Action Network

The Cirrus Logic Environmental Action Network (CLEAN) aims to assist employees, their families, and communities to make a real difference across a range of sustainability areas where we live and work. In FY23, they organized activities ranging from planting trees to cleaning up beaches, canals, and creeks.

Employee Engagement

From monthly concerts, to weekly happy hours, to family-friendly events, Cirrus Logic shows its commitment to building an engaged workforce.

Our Austin employees touring our research facilities.
Our U.K. employees rocking our in one of our jam rooms.
Our Singapore employees donating gifts to a children’s home.
Our Edinburgh employees volunteering to clean up a local river.
Our Austin employees fundraising for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals through a 24 hour video game charity event.