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Updated Dec 7, 2022

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Found 1,644 of over 2K reviews
3.9
78% Recommend to a Friend
Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jakob Stausholm
83% Approve of CEO

Found 1,538 of over 2K reviews

3.9
78%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
Approve of CEO
Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jakob Stausholm
Jakob Stausholm
191 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Good benefits and looks after employees(in 154 reviews)
  • "Great people and a lot of history which made it fun.(in 104 reviews)
  • "Good pay and friends with colleagues.(in 103 reviews)
  • "Good salaries and conditions lol(in 101 reviews)
  • "Good work life balance and committed to the health and wellness of employees.(in 75 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good work-life balance & stable job

    Nov 29, 2022 - Analyst 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work-life balance & fair salary

    Cons

    Occasional crunch period and delays communicating within department

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Rewarding Work

    Sep 9, 2022 - Engineer in Boron, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The work is challenging and rewarding. My contribution to the team feels valued.

    Cons

    The work/life balance can be strained often where time is missed with family as a result.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Share holders

    Sep 10, 2022 - Controller 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    If you become very terminally sick they will give you time and if you pass away your partner will get a lump some the equivalent of your base pay .You are working for a mining company holidays excetra .

    Cons

    You definitely a number ,they breed dobers ,your personal life is a factor to them if you are loyal or not they are stingy when it comes to other mining companies and they have a bigger profit .They will deliberately give a unpopular person a supervisor role who has no experience it's a joke .

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great place to work

    Oct 9, 2022 - Journeyman Millwright in Boron, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good pay with room for advancement

    Cons

    401k could be slightly better.

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good training

    Nov 3, 2022 - Talent Acquisition Coordinator in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Excellent place to learn Is the best place to advance in your career

    Cons

    A lot of programs to learn and steps. Wasting time !

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Company

    Sep 28, 2022 - Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Its a pretty good job.

    Cons

    Mining company so alot of site are remote.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Operations

    Sep 26, 2022 - Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Safety-focused, moving toward people first

    Cons

    Significant pressure, shareholder-focused. Longer hours.

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Opportunities

    Sep 23, 2022 - Engineer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Global company with plenty of growth potential for a motivated employee.

    Cons

    Sometimes there are long working hours

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Amazing place to work

    Jul 5, 2022 - Rail Coordinator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Safety and the well being of every employee is 1st priority have the network to get things done great work schedules, holiday comp, and other benefits the work and people make it an enjoyable place to be. we are Kennecott proud - we are a family

    Cons

    I HATED the Gate temp. checks for Covid... they were pointless based on the number of people who got through the gate then tested positive (we test every week, on site) - 100% of positive tests had normal temperature readings at the security gates!! - but they are gone now, yay!! thats it, I don't have any other issues with work. I LOVE MY JOB!

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  11. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Good Personal Development Job

    Jun 30, 2022 - Principal Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Great fringe benefits (401k, stock match, paid vacation, etc.); awesome sandbox to play in (lots of big toys, big processes, etc.). Good front-line people.

    Cons

    Foreign-owned strong matrix organization=non-local bureaucracy rules the day. High performers are rewarded with more responsibility for same pay. Common for senior management to be industrial tourist career track (2-3 yrs at a site, then move on to the next site), resulting in a solid divide between internal tourists and long-term site-invested employees.

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Rio Tinto Reviews FAQs

Rio Tinto has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 1,935 reviews left anonymously by employees. 78% of employees would recommend working at Rio Tinto to a friend and 72% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Rio Tinto employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Rio Tinto. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

78% of Rio Tinto employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Rio Tinto 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Rio Tinto to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management.

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