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Updated Jul 4, 2022

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Found 86 of over 87 reviews
3.7
48% Recommend to a Friend
80% Approve of CEO

Found 84 of over 87 reviews

3.7
48%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
Approve of CEO
Pacific Drilling CEO Bernie G. Wolford Jr. (no image)
Bernie G. Wolford Jr.
23 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Good pay, time off is nice too(in 9 reviews)
  • "Good salary was provided at this employer(in 4 reviews)
  • "Great people and crew to work with(in 4 reviews)
  • "The people were good, benefits were competitive and pay was OK(in 3 reviews)
  • "Working 28 straight days and having matching time off.(in 2 reviews)
Cons
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great company bad time

    Jun 9, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great management, good work life balance

    Cons

    Industry went through downturn and restructuring

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    ok

    Jul 4, 2022 - Crane Operator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    nothing they was bought out

    Cons

    upper management office didn't care about employees

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Tender Analysis and Resposne

    May 19, 2022 - Sales and Marketing Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great mgmt team and small company feel.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for growth and development.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Company

    May 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great Company that treated their employees like family.

    Cons

    Unfortunately had to sell off.

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    I miss Pacific Drilling.

    Apr 29, 2022 - Chief ET 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great small company and everyone knows each other.

    Cons

    Got bought out by Noble.

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great Company

    Feb 17, 2022 - Training Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Cared about people and lead with heart

    Cons

    Executives in the weeds to much and should trust more.

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good systems in place

    Jan 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Company had a good system and integration through a single ERP

    Cons

    Targeting an expensive and niche market

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good company to work for

    Dec 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good overall company to work for

    Cons

    Pay is descent but not highest in the industry

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good

    Oct 25, 2021 - Floorhand/Roughneck 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Was a great place to work

    Cons

    Noble drilling bought it out

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  11. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Excellent company

    Oct 25, 2021 - Accountant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company and people with friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Small company with limited opportunities for advancement

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Pacific Drilling has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 87 reviews left anonymously by employees. 48% of employees would recommend working at Pacific Drilling to a friend and 5% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Pacific Drilling employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Pacific Drilling. This rating has improved by 8% over the last 12 months.

48% of Pacific Drilling employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Pacific Drilling 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.5 for culture and values and 2.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Pacific Drilling to be coworkers, compensation, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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