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Updated February 15, 2018
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  1. "Skies the Limit..Great Organization to Work For"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Technology Specialist in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Information Technology Specialist in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FBI full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Projects to Work On...Lots of Room for Advancement...Pay has been stepped up to equal private sector...Mostly automatic pay increases...Family Atmosphere

    Cons

    Sometimes Understaffed...Heavy Workload...Technology used to Lag behind, Much better these days

    Advice to Management

    Continue to take care of the employees


  2. "Program Manger"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time

    Pros

    Mission cannot be beat. Dedicated people sworn to uphold the constitution and protect America from terrorism.

    Cons

    It is a true bureaucracy.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace change.

  3. "Good place to work overall"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits working for the federal government
    Work is interesting and satisfying
    Feels good to know you’re making a difference in the country

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, like any government agency
    Federal government shut downs when Congress can’t agree on a budget
    Coming from the private sector sometimes means taking a pay cut


  4. "Executive"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Safe work environment and is conducive to a professional work environment

    Cons

    No cons at this time

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Assistant Section Chief"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Section Chief in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Assistant Section Chief in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at FBI full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Premier Law Enforcement; Travel; Job Security; Pension

    Cons

    Salary Cap; no overtime; mobility

    Advice to Management

    Needs Diversity in Senior Executive Positions


  6. "Deputy Assistant Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great work
    Great people
    Sense of purpose

    Cons

    Political environment
    Moving
    Budget issues every year
    Media


  7. "Senior Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FBI full-time

    Pros

    Purpose of Mission
    Team Oriented
    Highly Dedicated Workforce

    Cons

    Long Hours
    Much Time Away From Family

  8. "World's premiere law enforcement and National Security agency"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Special Agent in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Special Agent in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There is no better place in the world to work than the FBI

    Cons

    I can't think of a single negative, although some potential recruits are put off by the requirement that a new hire be available anywhere in the world.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work, our nation needs your skills and abilities.


  9. "FBI Special Agent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisory Special Agent in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Supervisory Special Agent in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FBI full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great job satisfaction, outstanding career opportunities, helping to make a difference

    Cons

    The Bureau, mean bureaucracy, at times. Its not as fast paced as TV shows make it.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "All About the Mission"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at FBI full-time

    Pros

    Good people, great mission, work isn't difficult to do

    Cons

    -Low pay
    -Bureaucracy
    - Most fun if you're a special agent, limited opportunities for support staff


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