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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 28 de Aug 2019

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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) CEO Christopher Wray  (no image)
Christopher Wray
51 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, very dedicated to making sure you feel a part of their community(in 20 reviews)

  • "Best law enforcement agency in the world(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours; sometimes dangerous assignments(in 15 reviews)

  • "NSA pays their scientists a STEM bonus to keep them from leaving to private sector(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "A great workplace"

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    Current Employee - Special Agent 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Meaningful career, excellent colleagues and good salary.

    Cons

    Long hours and ancillary requirements.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2019-08-29
  2. Helpful (2)

    "FBI Special Agent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisory Special Agent in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Highly professional law enforcement agency. Diverse opportunity. Excellent training. High morale and comradery.

    Cons

    Often requires relocation. Long hours.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2018-09-09
  3. "Senior Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time

    Pros

    Purpose of Mission Team Oriented Highly Dedicated Workforce

    Cons

    Long Hours Much Time Away From Family

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-12-22
  4. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Competitive salary, great benefits, making a difference

    Cons

    Long hours, little down time

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-07-28
  5. "FBI"

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    Special Agent 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great family/team environment. Great options for variety and promotion.

    Cons

    Long hours but important what we do

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-05-28
  6. "Special Agent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time

    Pros

    Interesting, exciting work; excellent training.

    Cons

    Long hours; sometimes dangerous assignments.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-03-22
  7. "Special Agent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time

    Pros

    Mission, work, people, company car/fuel as an Agent.

    Cons

    Long hours. Not much bad. Best job ever.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-03-06
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Federal Law Enforcement"

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    Current Employee - Electronic Operations Tech in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to work, very rewarding to protect and keep American citizens safe and uphold the Constitution. Learning opportunities if wiling to relocate. Amazing people to work with. Benefits are great.

    Cons

    Split shift work hours or very long hours. Manpower levels are low, need more personnel. Ability to get overtime as needed. Inexperience of several new Supervisors and Managers.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more training for Supervisors and Managers so they can be more effective, efficiant leaders/trainers for personnel under their supervision.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2016-05-05
  9. "SA"

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    Special Agent in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

    Pros

    Great opportunities and many different specialities to choose from so you will always have challanges

    Cons

    Long hours during various times such as trial, major case work.

    Advice to Management

    Actually have experience in a specialty prior to becoming a SSA

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2016-04-23
  10. "FBI"

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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

    Pros

    Professional, great team building, great environment,

    Cons

    Long hours, stress can be high

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2016-02-19
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