Raytheon
3.3 of 5 1,258 reviews
www.raytheon.com Waltham, MA 5000+ Employees

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Better times behind us

Senior Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
Tewksbury, MA

I have been working at Raytheon full-time for more than 5 years

ProsDecent starting pay
Educational benefits if you are in your field (ie Finance in Finance area)
Fast paced at times

ConsPoor raises
Very difficult to get Educational benefits if you are not in your field (ie Finance supporting Engineering area)
Very content on doing things the same. Lacks investigation and improvement
Difficult to move around

Advice to Senior ManagementGive employees time to innovate

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Too Corporate

Systems Engineer II (Current Employee)
Tucson, AZ

I have been working at Raytheon full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Good salary, especially compared with the low cost of living in… Cons: The hierarchy is extremely vertical: at any given time, you'll have 6-10 different bosses, all of whom have vastly different goals. The "rank and… Advice to Senior Management: You're going to have problem retaining employees as the economy improves, since other options are looking better each day. Try treating employees as humans… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Extremely slow paced, easy to get lost as an early career employee.

Mechanical Engineer (Current Employee)
Sudbury, MA

I have been working at Raytheon full-time for more than a year


Pros: Excellent amount of resources at the company to tap into. Flexible… Cons: Takes awhile for anything to get done. Easy to get lost. Tons of… Advice to Senior Management: Help early career employees find a path and a task… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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