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ABM Industries Reviews

Updated October 16, 2017
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ABM Industries President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Salmirs
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Pros
  • Good pay and hours make own schedule (in 28 reviews)

  • The company has a good benefits package and offers multiple discounts to employees, as well as competitive perks (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay basically starting at minimum wage no room for advancement benefits are not that good unless you been there forever (in 33 reviews)

  • It felt like we had little to no support from upper management when it came to issues with our client (in 30 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Site Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Site Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great management support, Great benefits. Everything else is based on the client at whatever contract site you work at.

    Cons

    Everyone is spread too thin. We work a lot of hours, but it's rewarding.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the support. Our staff is what makes the company what it is.


  2. "Working with abm is a great opportunity"

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    Current Employee - JANITORIAL/CLEANER in Carson, CA
    Current Employee - JANITORIAL/CLEANER in Carson, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People up there are good co-workers to work with and have great personality and can work along side them and talk to.

    Cons

    Working at ABM industry it's a great opportunity for me and getting more at work experience for a challenge and better to know what to do at a job.

  3. "Pretty decent good staff and overall company."

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    Former Employee - Day Porter in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Day Porter in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great work hours, amazing staff helpful in a lot of areas. Definitely reliable and a great establishment to work for

    Cons

    The people sometimes made the job a little difficult. But nothing we couldn’t handle as a team, we came together as one to finish a challenging job or task.


  4. "Love this job"

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    Current Employee - Janitorial in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Janitorial in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I love this job I got through with ABM I am hoping the I become permitted at this job location.

    Cons

    I am new I dont know the cons yet.

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "Overworked"

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    Current Employee - Janitor/Cleaner in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Janitor/Cleaner in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They will give you work until you physically can’t do anymore. Pay is a quarter over minimum wage in California.

    Cons

    Management doesn’t care about you or your opinions. They’ll over work you and not care that you’re working to much. Management doesn’t hire enough people so everyone has to work way more then expected.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees when they say they need less work. Pay higher, every other company in this industry makes way more then ABM pays.


  6. "Building Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Building Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Building Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ABM Industries (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Schedule, Good fellow workers, good supervisor.

    Cons

    Company too large, no organization

    Advice to Management

    Trim the upper management.


  7. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Day Maintenance in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Day Maintenance in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment and hours

    Cons

    Wish I made a better salary

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work of treating employees with respect and dignity

  8. "It's a good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

    Pros

    They have good benefits, salary is fair management is more than good.this is a overall good company to work for.

    Cons

    Hours at time can be long. Difficult to balance ones work and personal time. Can be difficult to get answers back from management since they are not available much of the time.


  9. "Great Area Mnager, Donald!"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABM Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    pay was fair, hours good and easy work

    Cons

    had to be there a year to get benefits'.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your personal feeling at the door.


  10. "Cleaner"

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    Former Employee - Janitor/Cleaner in Snohomish, WA
    Former Employee - Janitor/Cleaner in Snohomish, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABM Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great available over time with awesome team

    Cons

    Short on people which makes its hard to complete daily task that takes more than one person

    Advice to Management

    Always listen to what the lead is suggesting! They have more knowledge than a supervisor about how things are running . It hurts your team when you're not working as a team !!!


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