SiriusXM Satellite Radio
3.7 of 5 55 reviews
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Updated Apr 6, 2014

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SiriusXM Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin

Mel Karmazin

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76% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "it was a nice work environment with a steady pace"
    in 7 reviews
  • "good company with a great culture"
    in 3 reviews
Cons:
  • "not enough vacation days and holidays off, lack of communication between higher ups and rest of company, personal growth tends to move very slow"
    in 3 reviews
  • "There are more part time opportunities than full time opportunities"
    in 2 reviews
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Fun environment and intriguing tasks.

Marketing Intern (Former Employee)
New York, NY

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

ProsYou are treated like a true employee. You won't find interns fetching coffee or being ignored! Although your intern experience may vary by department, you really are treated like royalty, as well as given assignments that significantly contribute to the company,

ConsEasy to get lost in a sea of interns and employees, but the positive outweighed the negative.

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

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A 21st Century Company Paying 20th Century Salaries

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
New York, NY

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

ProsThere's an exciting energy as soon as you walk into the SiriusXM offices in Manhattan -- this is a company unlike any other. You are surrounded by talent, both who work there or who are there to appear on one of the countless programs and stations found on Sirius' dial.

Cons"Well...this is radio. It doesn't pay well." That was what I was told by an HR representative when I was made my offer to come work for the company. I ended up taking the job since the process of getting the gig took so long anyway, but from day one, I felt very undervalued. Red tape seems to be the name of the game with management - things just do NOT get done in a timely fashion.

Advice to Senior ManagementFree soda and pretzels are nice, but the greatest perk of all is a salary that makes a person feel wanted.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place and Great people

Talk Programming Intern (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at SiriusXM Satellite Radio as an intern for less than a year

Prosgreat place to start your career
wonderful learning environment
very helpful employees
free gym 24/7
free drinks and pretzels (yummy)

Consif you become an employee, may not make raises that often

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

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Security Officer (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at SiriusXM Satellite Radio part-time for less than a year

ProsProfessional establishment, good work environment.

ConsNone at this time. I will update in couple of months.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Board Operator/Editor (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at SiriusXM Satellite Radio part-time for less than a year

ProsFlexible hours, great location, friendly management and staff

Consboard operators work mainly nights and weekends so the hours can be inconvenient

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I had a very rewarding experience at SiriusXM.

Billing Representative (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at SiriusXM Satellite Radio full-time for more than a year

ProsIt's a virtual smorgasbord of people. You get to meet and socialize with every background and your talents are noticed rather quickly. They offer hot coffee, tea & cocoa all day free for staff. Very relaxed atmosphere.

ConsParking for the staff, the open floor plan, travel between the buildings and building security. Still thought it was too easy for people to get in and wonder around.

Advice to Senior ManagementI don't really have any comments or advice for upper management. Maybe watch your mid-level managers. Some of them spent too much time with their feet up for the money they made.

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

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Interesting Experience, but Self Worth was lacking.

Intern (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at SiriusXM Satellite Radio as an intern for less than a year

ProsLearned some interesting things. Got real world experience.

ConsA lot of down time. No pay or compensation.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay your interns. Over 65% of interns are paid now!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Downsize

Product Manager - Online and Mobile Applications (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at SiriusXM Satellite Radio full-time for less than a year

ProsNew Media opportunities in unique music library.

ConsMiddle management laden and slow to grow. Red-tape nightmare. Unfortunately at the end of the day, SXM is a company that sells car radios, not the Vision Lee Abrams set forth years ago. Could stand to take a page from companies like Apple.

Advice to Senior Managementmanage up

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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It was great working experience, but can be kinda boring.

Finance Intern (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

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

Prosthe environment was very nice people are very nice. you got drinks and food very conveniently, people are willing help all the time

Consjob can be kinda boring sometimes. very bureaucratic.

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

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Good internship experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at SiriusXM Satellite Radio as an intern for less than a year

ProsBenefits, working level, the people you can talk to and the cases you can touch.

ConsUNPAID UNPAID UNPAID UNPAID UNPAID

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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