Metropolitan Transportation Authority Reviews

Updated Sep 14, 2020

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thomas F. Prendergast Joseph J. Lhota
Joseph J. Lhota
88 Ratings
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  • "Work environment can become intense, especially during times of emergency(in 20 reviews)

  • "Little to no room for advancement unless you(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to improve skills"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    9-5, decent work culture, rarely need to stay late

    Cons

    sometimes produce useless reports for management

  2. "Good Place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time

    Pros

    Many smart people to work with

    Cons

    Management structure shifts frequently but smoothly


  3. "Good benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time

    Pros

    The company is constantly in the red.

    Cons

    Great work/life balance and benefits.

  4. "Good place to get experience and can pay very well."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Intern in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Metropolitan Transportation Authority part-time

    Pros

    Good learning experience, high pay, stand work schedule

    Cons

    Difficult for movement, they hired from outside rather than promoting within

  5. "Decent Job"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Train Operator in New York, NY

    I have been working at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time

    Pros

    You learn about the train

    Cons

    Need better Pay for the workers

  6. "Amazing place to start your career"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Construction Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time

    Pros

    Excellent working environment Competitive pay Supportive subordinate Big projects with multiple vendors and contractors on sight.

    Cons

    Odd working hours sometimes Remote locations

  7. "MTA"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great organization to learn in the field, mostly sharp colleagues, great benefits,

    Cons

    No clear paths for career advancement. People only get salary increases through changing jobs (min 10%+).

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  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Civil Engineer 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very nice environment to work. Good Benefits and Projects are very interesting

    Cons

    Big projects are given to consultants.

  9. "it a ok city job"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cleaner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    lots of opportunities to move up different and the benefits are nice

    Cons

    management sucks they a rude and very disorganized and don't really help out employees when need

  10. "Entry level"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Railroad Conductor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Metropolitan Transportation Authority full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay and benefits, opportunity for promotion

    Cons

    Scheduling, lack of care or respect for employees

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