Austal Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2022

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3.4
72%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
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Austal Chief Executive Officer, Austal Limited Paddy Gregg (no image)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good company

    May 10, 2021 - Structural Welder in Mobile, AL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good pay and good people

    Cons

    Management needs work to get together

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Shipbuilder

    Mar 10, 2022 - Project Engineer 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent salary and ability to grow

    Cons

    No compensation for extra hours worked

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great for Stability

    Feb 15, 2022 - Welder/Fabricator in Mobile, AL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    If you are good at your job then you will probably like it here. It you dont know what you are doing then probably not so much. Also like the 4 day work week.

    Cons

    Its is defiantly a job where everything is laid out for you. Punch In, Work, Break Work, Lunch, Work, Punch out.....Every Day. If you like this structure then you will like it here.

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    It’s good

    Jul 29, 2021 - Machinist in Mobile, AL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Schedule Good pay Off weekend 8 hour shift Overtime

    Cons

    Temperature, house keeping could be better.

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Shipbuilding

    Apr 17, 2021 - Category Manager in Mobile, AL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Location. Nice work environment. Salary is good for the area.

    Cons

    Dusty environment. Frequently restructure and change titles. Benefits are par for the industry.

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  6. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Austal

    Mar 3, 2021 - Outside Machinist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work life Pay Co workers 15 min breaks

    Cons

    If you want to work hard and not get rewarded this is the place for you!

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good job

    Jan 2, 2021 - Welder/Fabricator in Mobile, AL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Schedule, benefits, work environment, reasonable pay

    Cons

    Hard to move up without being friends with higher ups who don’t invite new friends or brown nosing

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  8. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Run away

    Sep 28, 2020 - Tradesmen 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    You get a paycheck weekly

    Cons

    Everything else is truly awful.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Austal

    Jun 15, 2020 - Social Media Coordinator in Mobile, AL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Nice staff and very helpful!

    Cons

    Large staff so it is hard sometimes to network.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Decent place to work

    Apr 15, 2020 - Crane Operator 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good pay, good benifits, steady work, lots of overtime if wanted

    Cons

    No room to progress career.

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Austal Reviews FAQs

Austal has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 154 reviews left anonymously by employees. 72% of employees would recommend working at Austal to a friend and 44% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Austal employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Austal. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

72% of Austal employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Austal 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.9 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.

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

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