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"Easy to work for but salary isn't great"

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Former Employee - Research Engineer in Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Research Engineer in Seattle, WA
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I worked at University of Washington full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Flexible, great benefits. My job was to conduct research in engineering. It was interesting work and I enjoyed my coworkers

Cons

Salary is low. You don't work in a university for the money!

Other Employee Reviews for University of Washington

  1. "Instructional Designer"

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    Current Employee - Instructional Designer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Instructional Designer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible work time on the job, exposure to a wide variety of curriculum content

    Cons

    lack of telecommuting, extremely poor on boarding process for new employees

    Advice to Management

    Work on enabling additional telecommuting to work, improvement of on-boarding process for new employees both on the institutional as well as departmental levels.


  2. "One of the best job environments I've worked in."

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    Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Clean facilities, average pay (to start), everything up to code, good work environment, good management staff, climate-controlled buildings, set work hours, easily accessible by bus/car, paid street & private lot parking, nice campus.

    Cons

    Takes a while for maintenance to fix things like burnt out light bulbs, bureaucracy, very little job security at low-level positions, lack of regular raises, mandatory union membership

    Advice to Management

    Regular merit raises would be nice.

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