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FBI CEO Christopher Wray
Christopher Wray
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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (3)

    An amazing place to work with the best, most focused people, and a unique mission

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    Current Employee - Deputy Assistant Director in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Make a difference and understand how the world really works.

    Cons

    Intense experience, can be hard to balance personal and professional lives.

  2. Best People, Best Mission

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    Current Employee - Student Workforce Trainee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FBI part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    People at work are top notch and you make a difference every day

    Cons

    Fair amount of red tape

  3. Great mission

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at FBI full-time

    Pros

    Fulfilling, Benefits, stability, camaraderie, purpose

    Cons

    Lack of advancement, quality leadership

  4. Fbi

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time

    Pros

    Investigations are enjoyable to work.

    Cons

    FBI executive management is not good.

  5. High Caliber Career with Unlimited Opportunities

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    Former Employee - Intelligence Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at FBI full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Intellectually challenging environment, with strong collegial support.

    Cons

    Hours may fluctuate depending on situational environment.

  6. Helpful (3)

    The Worst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    None, none, none, none, none

    Cons

    Inside hiring practices, imbeciles in management, blacklisting, poor treatment of people with disabilities,

  7. FBI

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    Current Employee - Supervisory Special Agent in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great people.

    Cons

    Dealing with a large government agency.

  8. Helpful (2)

    Special Agent

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at FBI full-time

    Pros

    Work makes a difference

    Cons

    Underpaid, benefits could be better, pension does not compare to other agencies or police departments

    Advice to Management

    Need to implement a better promotion process

  9. Helpful (1)

    TFO

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FBI part-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with. I learned alot

    Cons

    Managment needs to allow more freedom to work

  10. Helpful (3)

    FBI is the greatest law enforcement employer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Diverse work opportunities throughout your career

    Cons

    Work life balance can be tough early in your career but the mission is worth the sacrifice

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