University of Washington Reviews

Updated 16 Jun 2021

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709 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits for UW employees through the state(in 182 reviews)

  • "Great team, fun work environment(in 177 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low Salary and not so many benefits(in 54 reviews)

  • "No benefits but it is part-time(in 41 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      University postdoctoral position

      23 Feb 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Positive environment. Supportive. Friendly. Experienced

      Cons

      Teaching is subsumed in salary

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      UW

      26 May 2016 - Manager in Wellington, Wellington
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      Pros

      Work life balance Benefits Good vacation/sick leave

      Cons

      bureaucracy lousy pay raises hard to move up

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      English

      15 Jun 2021 - Lecturer in Kajang
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      Pros

      good, best, well done, bravo, excellent

      Cons

      too much work working extra hours

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Without our Union, we would be homeless

      10 Jun 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Grad student working as a teaching assistant is part of my contract so it is nice to know I have guaranteed funding at least for 5 years

      Cons

      Pay rate does not even come close to providing a living wage for Seattle. If we didn't have a union to collectively bargain, I would have left grad school early simply because it would be even more cost prohibitive than it already is.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      great workplace

      14 Jun 2021 - Senior Fellow 
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      Pros

      beautiful campus and nice work enviroment

      Cons

      not quite safe ourside the campus area at night

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to start a career

      10 Jun 2021 - Program Coordinator in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Pay is decent for a university, very welcoming/friendly environment, great benefits, and many forms of support for professional advancement.

      Cons

      None. I'm very happy with my position.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      11 Jun 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, good community and people

      Cons

      The pay was not very competitive

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      9 Jun 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Good starting salary, free classes for employees, beautiful campus

      Cons

      The unpredictability of grant-funded projects was a challenge.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      no

      10 Jun 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      I enjoyed working this job

      Cons

      I don't have any cons about this job

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Very Diverse

      16 Jun 2021 - Software Analyst in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Relaxed Fun Learning Environment Great vacation time

      Cons

      Not very many opportunities for advancement.

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