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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Employee Reviews about "salary"

Updated Sep 21, 2022

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  • "Great People and Interesting work.(in 54 reviews)
  • "Great benefits working for the federal government(in 40 reviews)
  • "Great opportunities and many different specialities to choose from so you will always have challanges(in 19 reviews)
  • "Hours long and good pay(in 19 reviews)
  • "Great job security and salary(in 12 reviews)
  • "Bad management and politics inside the bureau(in 22 reviews)
  • "Long hours but important what we do(in 21 reviews)
  • "So many in leadership have had internal complaints and investigations brushed under the rug.(in 15 reviews)
  • "Same as anywhere else, possible bad supervisors, scrutiny and second guessing your decisions.(in 11 reviews)
  • "Upward mobility is greatly limited(in 10 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Public Affairs Officer/Public Affairs Specialist

    Oct 9, 2021 - Public Affairs Officer in Washington, DC
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    Working in furtherance of the mission is extremely rewarding; to uphold the constitution and protect the United States. The criminal violations the FBI investigates are extensive so there is incredible variety in our daily work. The vast majority of employees are amazing, dedicated, hard working, talented individuals. Many co-workers share great comradery and feel more like family than colleagues. The benefits are outstanding. Great health insurance and retirement program. While you won't become wealthy on a federal government salary you can support your family and give them a good life.


    Given the increasing frequency of crisis events, the work hours can be lengthy and schedule can be unpredictable. You must be prepared to make personal sacrifices including working some holidays, weekends, birthdays, anniversaries, etc. In public affairs, you must be available 24/7, at least by phone or email. Working in a desired location might be difficult. Employee turnover is very low so vacancies is some locations are rare. New public affairs employees from the media may find that compliance with policy limits their creativity to some extent.

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years