FirstEnergy Employee Reviews about "good pay"

Updated Jan 20, 2021

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77 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good employess, good environment to work in(in 28 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits and Paid Time Off(in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • "No trust in upper management, very secretive environment, "they" don't value your personal time, they expect you to put them first(in 14 reviews)

  • "Work Life balance could be better(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good employess, good environment to work in

    Cons

    No paid vacation days for interns

  2. "Not a bad place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network and Transport Specialist III in Greensburg, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and the benefits

    Cons

    Management sucks the big one


  3. "Good pay"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Production Superintendent in Akron, OH

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and good benefits

    Cons

    None really but long hours

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company to work for"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Operations Training Specialist in Toledo, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Good pay with average benefits

    Cons

    Salaried workers are expected to put in extra time without compensation (even comp time would have been nice)

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Moved to Contractor"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Support in Reading, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Coworkers were good, pay was solid, benefits were great, cafeteria onsite was pretty good as well

    Cons

    Hired a contracting company to take over IT, then told all current employees they either resigned or accepted a position with the new company to circumvent having to pay severance etc.

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  6. "Good pay and benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits benefits, paid time off

    Cons

    No trust in upper management, very secretive environment, "they" don't value your personal time, they expect you to put them first. Not a comfortable work environment

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  7. "Good experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Engineering Co-Op 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy

    Pros

    Great environment, Good pay, Good experience

    Cons

    Location, HR is slow, old generation

  8. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Control 

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay, advancement opportunity, and education reimbursement

    Cons

    State of company is not certain on the generation side

  9. "Great experience"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    FirstEnergy has a good pay scale and opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Need to bring in replacements earlier for employees who are retiring from key positions to provide knowledge transfer.

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  10. "Supervisor Regional Engineering"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Interesting and challenging work, always something new to learn. Good pay and decent benefits. Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Expected to be available 24/7. Not paid for overtime or for storm duty.

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