University of Washington Reviews

Updated 22 Jan 2021

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  • "low salary, difficult to get promotion or change your role(in 53 reviews)

  • "No paid holidays for part-time students(in 40 reviews)

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  1. "University postdoctoral position"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Positive environment. Supportive. Friendly. Experienced

    Cons

    Teaching is subsumed in salary

  2. "UW"

    4.0
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    Manager in Wellington, Wellington
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Washington for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance Benefits Good vacation/sick leave

    Cons

    bureaucracy lousy pay raises hard to move up

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  3. "reliable"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Accounting in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    consistency intergrity stable good benefits

    Cons

    old people beuracracy not so well educated.

  4. "If you want a steady job, with decent pay & excellent benefits start here."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director of Operations in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Total compensation is excellent, work-life balance is A+

    Cons

    Slow bureaucracy and no upward mobility

  5. "Great Experience Working at Multiple Labs on Campus"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Worked with amazing people at multiple research labs on campus

    Cons

    Wish I could have worked more hours

  6. "Undergraduate Student"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Student in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    This college provides me many opportunities to learn and apply the knowledge into daily life.

    Cons

    This college has a quite expensive tuition

  7. "Research Assistant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Seattle, WA

    I worked at University of Washington part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    very academic. flexible in time

    Cons

    I was a student at the school

  8. "Good Option for Funding"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Instructor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time

    Pros

    Benefits, tuition stipend, extensive teaching resources

    Cons

    Low-ish salary, competes with academic progress

  9. "Good so far"

    5.0
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Good support and research opportunities

    Cons

    Some bureaucracy to get through

  10. "Well paid for the position"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time

    Pros

    Good location, great faculty, great connections to federal, state, local agencies

    Cons

    University bureaucracy, lack of permanent positions at next level

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