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Updated May 23, 2022

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Found 654 of over 704 reviews

4.1
80%
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91%
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center President And Director Thomas J. Lynch Jr.
Thomas J. Lynch Jr.
103 Ratings

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  • "Pay is low(in 61 reviews)
  • "I personally think salaries are low for software types who can make much more in the private sector.(in 47 reviews)
  • "Sometimes it is difficult to get work done due to negative/toxic environments, slacking off, bad managers, etc.(in 21 reviews)
  • "Lonely/cold culture, below market pay, principal investigators are not accountable to the set rules and policies of the institution, financial management and admin tools are weak/flimsy and waste time, good chance to be part of not very good science(in 14 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great company with a great culture

    May 23, 2022 - Research Technician III in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    great culture with emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion. Always working to better the company and individuals.

    Cons

    not great options for public transportation to South Lake Union

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great work environment

    May 15, 2022 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits, colleagues, and environment

    Cons

    The overall environment is great; however, there is a very heavy clinical focus on cancer from the administration that does not reflect the diverse nature of the ongoing research.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work!

    May 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The campus is very nice and work environment is great as well

    Cons

    No complaints so far from me

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    It is a OK place to work in Seattle area

    May 18, 2022 - Staff Scientist in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    It is a competitive working place in science where many talented scientists contribute in conquering cancer. You will definitely learn a lot.

    Cons

    The average pay is quite low, especially in these years. Unless you have a generous boss who d love to pay you more to compensate the living cost in Seattle area.

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great science

    May 10, 2022 - Administrative 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Incredible science and great people

    Cons

    Large organization can be inflexible and slow to make changes.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Excellenct working envirinment

    Apr 25, 2022 - Research Associate in Seattle Heights, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Nice people, and a supportive working environment

    Cons

    Hope to have more competitive compensation

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place to work

    Apr 23, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Health care for you and your family. Life insurance.

    Cons

    None that I have noticed

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Place of work

    May 6, 2022 - Lab Aide 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Many different opportunities and intelligent people all around.

    Cons

    Can have a lot of unknown down time

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Depends on department

    May 6, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good DEI focus Opportunity for growth / training Feel taken care of

    Cons

    Petty interpersonal drama Some PI’s suck to work for And of course, low pay

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Excellent benefits

    Apr 13, 2022 - Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Fred Hutch offers great benefits, flexible schedules, clean working environments, and significant patient services.

    Cons

    No employer matching retirement plan

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Reviews FAQs

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 704 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

80% of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.3 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to be culture, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management, career development.

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