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Updated Jan 20, 2022

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4.3
90%
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95%
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George Mason University President Gregory Washington
Gregory Washington
118 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible and relaxed work environment(in 92 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours and great coworkers(in 69 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay compared to corporate America(in 60 reviews)

  • "Limited upward mobility; cost of living in the DC area(in 24 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good place

      Jan 19, 2022 - PhD Student in Richmond, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very beautiful place, nice faculty

      Cons

      A little bit cold but getting warm in summer

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      Jan 17, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Fairfax, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good infrastructure and excellent location

      Cons

      salary is way too low for living here.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Jan 20, 2022 - Technical Support Engineer in Fairfax, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very flexible hours given to employees

      Cons

      Decent pay, the customers are all boomers and frustratingly dumb at times

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      University Community

      Jan 12, 2022 - Graduate Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There are lots of activities and socials which makes it interesting for students.

      Cons

      You have to actively be involved in school organizations to make your stay more interesting

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Excellent

      Jan 12, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing work space, nice pay, good professors

      Cons

      Little extra work and office hours

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Front Desk for a academic department

      Jan 6, 2022 - Front Desk Clerk in Fairfax, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -mostly students come to the desk so you understand their problems/concerns

      Cons

      -some days are really slow but even then you can just do work for class

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Best Employer in Washington DC

      Jan 7, 2022 - GTA in Fairfax, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Benefits Work Culture Flexibility Career Advancement

      Cons

      I have nothing to say about GMU in a negative way

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      MGTA

      Jan 7, 2022 - Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They are organized and resourceful on helping the students

      Cons

      Low hours and one session per week

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Environment

      Jan 4, 2022 - Academic Mentor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good atmosphere, pretty good location in Fairfax County. Various minds interacting with one another

      Cons

      Higher-ups' concern for student body is often called into question

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work!

      Jan 3, 2022 - Assistant Professor in Fairfax, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good location and nice people.

      Cons

      The management could be improved.

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    George Mason University has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 1,426 reviews left anonymously by employees. 90% of employees would recommend working at George Mason University to a friend and 74% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, George Mason University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at George Mason University. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    90% of George Mason University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated George Mason University 4.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.3 for culture and values and 4 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at George Mason University to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, compensation.

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