AARP Reviews

Updated May 17, 2022

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Found 559 of over 783 reviews

4.0
82%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
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AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins
Jo Ann Jenkins
216 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "AARP has great benefits and they treat they're people very well.(in 90 reviews)
  • "Great mission and people working there really care about their mission.(in 50 reviews)
  • "Advancement and great work life balance(in 47 reviews)
  • "Pay is good.(in 39 reviews)
  • "The office I work in has great staff who are very encouraging of my development in the field.(in 19 reviews)
Cons
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work

    Jan 5, 2022 - Advocacy Manager in Lansing, MI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Mission driven. Great culture. Good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Opportunities for upward mobility are limited.

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    AMAZING TEAM

    May 17, 2022 - Internship 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The team at this office is small, close, and 100% collaborative. An excellent introduction to a professional career.

    Cons

    You’ll do a bit of everything which means it can be hard to go deep.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    You may never leave!

    May 7, 2022 - Office Manager in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great mission, good people, very stable place to work, very hard to get fired, great benefit package including caregiving time, paid tuition, leadership training options, paid volunteer hours etc, great work-life balance, no late hours or weekends

    Cons

    Very traditional work environment, not very innovative, processes are slow

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great place to work

    Apr 20, 2022 - Associate State Director Communications in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Great benefits, work flexibility, resources and training opportunities.

    Cons

    Small teams in state offices -- tolerate poor performers -- lots of favoritism in hiring and promotions

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Safe and Secure

    Apr 18, 2022 - Vice President 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Stable and secure environment Nice colleagues

    Cons

    Slow, very Slow Frustrating to try and get stuff done

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  6. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good network, poor management

    Apr 30, 2022 - SEO Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The benefits are pretty competitive

    Cons

    I got fake fired once by my manager

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Challenging environment right now

    Apr 27, 2022 - Advisor in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Benefits, mission focused, kind people

    Cons

    Lots of people burnt out, doing little to retain employees, pay inequality

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

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    Apr 10, 2022 - Data Scientist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    AARP has great culture and work life balance.

    Cons

    Pay at AARP is below average

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Good place to work

    Apr 9, 2022 - Senior Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great compensation and work life balance

    Cons

    Not most supportive of flexible work arrangements

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place

    Apr 2, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    A great work life balance and great benefits

    Cons

    Restrictions because it’s a non profit

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AARP Reviews FAQs

AARP has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 783 reviews left anonymously by employees. 82% of employees would recommend working at AARP to a friend and 79% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, AARP employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at AARP. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

82% of AARP employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated AARP 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at AARP to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, senior leadership, management.

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