Sirius Satellite Radio
2.6 of 5 54 reviews
www.sirius.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Mar 2, 2014

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33% Approve of the CEO

Sirius Satellite Radio President, CEO, and Director Mel Karmazin

Mel Karmazin

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37% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Radio Intern (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Sirius Satellite Radio as an intern for less than a year

ProsGot to meet a lot of celebrities, and gained a good amount of experience.

ConsVery unlikely to get a full time job - the company clearly does not make a ton of money anymore.

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Excellent group of people to work for.........great management team!

OEM District Manager (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Sirius Satellite Radio full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat benefits, potential for growth

ConsI can't think of any at this moment.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive independent contractors better benefits please.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice Company to work for

Office Service Clerk (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at Sirius Satellite Radio full-time for more than a year

ProsSummer Hours, laid back atmosphere !!

Consno potential growth in some departments.

Advice to Senior Managementaknowledge your hard workers or they will go elsewhere.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to work

IT Consultant (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Sirius Satellite Radio

ProsRelaxed environment. Good project planning. Friendly, helpful colleagues.

ConsCommunication from management could be better.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Re-sign Howard!

Media Director (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Sirius Satellite Radio

ProsWorking with Howard--he is the best. I especially like meeting the celebrities he brings into the studio and the opportunities he gives me to make phone calls to toy stores

ConsWorking with BaBaBooey and Scott the Engineer.

Advice to Senior ManagementRe-sign Howard

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Intern (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at Sirius Satellite Radio

ProsFair amount of work and vital experience

ConsHad to deal with co-workers who were constantly worried about being laid off

Advice to Senior ManagementPaid internships! I worked 35 hours a week!

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Sirius Satellite Radio

ProsInteresting product and growth potential.
Smart management
Good location in New York City
Good benefits
Free Sirius XM Satellite Radio

ConsTough culture in the office, especially in NYC
Recruiting process can be draining
Salary can be inconsistent between different areas of the company

Advice to Senior ManagementFind a way to be ahead of technology advances to come out with something new and interesting for the subscribers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Sirius XM great place to grow, but you have to deal with lower salaries and not that much recognition

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at Sirius Satellite Radio

ProsGreat place to learn different areas of the business, to be part of a start up (and now the only satellite radio company). Cool people to work with. And nice perks.

ConsYou end up taking on alot of responsibilities, but dont get paid that well. Promotions seem to be not evenly based (you're never sure what you have to do to get promoted).

Advice to Senior ManagementMake the work environment more employee friendly, have team building events or groups. Increase the employee morale. People don't mind working hard and long hours if they feel they are being appreciated.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great job, low wages, long hours

Producer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Sirius Satellite Radio

ProsCutting edge radio that nobody else in the radio business can do
Great studios and great equipment to work with for the most part
Great co-workers who work very hard and are very dedicated
Good benefits compared to a lot of other places
A great Christmas party every year

ConsLow salaries compared to terrestrial stations and especially to TV jobs that are similar
Long hours are required with no overtime paid
Little recognition for producing great radio on a daily basis and little incentive to continue to do that other than to keep a job
Middle and senior management seem more concerned with not making waves and keeping their jobs than working with the drones that do all the work

Advice to Senior ManagementRecognize the hard work the troops in the trenches are doing. The senior management does not seem to understand or care how hard these people work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Sirius Satellite Radio

Prosgood work culture and people to work with. fast paced, never a dull moment. you can learn a lot working here.

Consno downside, just depends on what you are looking for. career growth is not much, but good working environment offered here.

Advice to Senior Managementwould prefer more transparency and direct communication. Good work should be rewarded and appreciated with growth in career, feedback should be heard.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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