Amtrak Reviews

Updated Jan 11, 2021

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3.3
57%
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41%
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Amtrak CEO and President William J. Flynn
William J. Flynn
17 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and benefits lots of time off(in 60 reviews)

  • "Great benefits for full time employee(in 41 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Great company to work for, the job is interesting"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amtrak full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits for full time employee

    Cons

    Some times the work gets mundane

  2. "Average Railroad Job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Newark, NJ

    I have been working at Amtrak full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay, decent benefits, long hours, plenty of overtime

    Cons

    Long hours, insufficient workforce, management of job field requirements

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  3. "Great place if you like trains"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amtrak full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Large array of work, travel opportunities, decent benefits

    Cons

    Lower salary than market, high turnover

  4. "Transportation Maintainer"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Journeyman Electrician in Oakland, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amtrak full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good salary, Good benefits, many aspects of assets.

    Cons

    Shortage of personnel to do work, unsafe working conditions, at times.

  5. "Good job"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Locomotive Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, Decent Benefits great quality of life

    Cons

    Nothing really I have not had many bad experiences with it yet.

  6. "Assistant Production Engineer"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Production Engineer in New York, NY

    I worked at Amtrak full-time

    Pros

    Interesting workplace with varied responsibilities

    Cons

    Inconsistent work schedule and long hours

  7. "good company to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at Amtrak full-time

    Pros

    place to grow in technology

    Cons

    no promotions in the job

  8. "think long and hard"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Railroad Conductor in Chicago, IL
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amtrak full-time

    Pros

    has very good overtime pay

    Cons

    odd hours, extra board, irritating coworkers

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  9. "Solid"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Trackman in Long Island City, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay, railroad, flexible schedule

    Cons

    does not pay as much for same positions as sister railroads

  10. "Ok"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Coach Cleaner 

    I worked at Amtrak full-time

    Pros

    The pay is good here

    Cons

    Management and the employee drama

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