Optum Reviews

Updated May 12, 2021

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3.7
67%
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Optum Chief Executive Officer Andrew Witty
Andrew Witty
838 Ratings
Pros
  • "Policies are good , work life balance(in 260 reviews)

  • "Great work life balance with lots of PTO and work from home opportunities(in 163 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work/Life balance was tough at times(in 78 reviews)

  • "Deductible is so high that you're better off buying your own health insurance(in 26 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      May 1, 2021 - Nurse Practitioner in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible schedule, great pay, great colleagues

      Cons

      I can’t think of any right now

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      OPTUM is an amazing company to work for

      May 11, 2021 - Senior Clinical Recruiter in Las Vegas, NV
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Autonomy. Culture of trust. Empowerment. Opportunities for growth. Managers who really truly care.

      Cons

      None at all. I’ve never worked for a company that recognizes its shortcomings and proactively works on fixing them and improving.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work with below average compensation

      May 12, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great learning sources career growth amazing office space(Raleigh, NC)

      Cons

      compensation is below average. Poor Work/life balance

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      great employee benefit

      May 12, 2021 - Nurse Practitioner in Greensboro, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible schedule, great benefit and salary

      Cons

      most be good at coding and thorough documentation

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Interesting time here

      May 12, 2021 - Clinical Administrative Coordinator in Tampa, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment to work in

      Cons

      No cons to submit but it was favorites

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Many opportunities for advancement

      May 10, 2021 - Market Manager in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Depends on the role, there are plenty of positions that offer field based or telecommute options.

      Cons

      Moving targets and high ambiguity.

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      No job security

      May 12, 2021 - Business Process Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generous PTO, ability to telecommute for most positions.

      Cons

      Expensive insurance, little care for employees, lots of layoffs happening all the time

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good People

      May 11, 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      If you find the right people, its so good

      Cons

      Some people are not great to work with

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great interpersonal community, poor management decisions

      May 2, 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A community who truly cares for each other across horizontal levels, as well as for the patients served.

      Cons

      Upper level management tends to make decisions without fully understanding the implications of their actions or the possibility that the ask may not be realistic. Can lead to quite a few times where the team is being overworked and asked to deliver on an impossible timeline.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Dev

      May 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work environent all the time

      Cons

      Busy some of the time

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