Temple University Reviews

Updated May 24, 2022

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Good benefits for most employeed(in 92 reviews)
  • "Atmosphere and the people were great(in 73 reviews)
  • "flexible hours and self satisfying job(in 47 reviews)
  • "great staff to work with(in 33 reviews)
  • "great coworkers in all departments(in 28 reviews)
Cons
  • "pay is low and hours are usually low per week(in 85 reviews)
  • "Low salaries and not competitive(in 45 reviews)
  • "Nobody takes responsibility and is just a terrible culture over all.(in 10 reviews)
  • "Poor leadership, lack of vision or mission, promote the wrong people, these are a few of my criticisms of Temple.(in 9 reviews)
  • "Adjunct professors are underpaid and have no job security.(in 8 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great work environment

    Apr 26, 2022 - Exhibitions Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    work study student low pressure and respectful and kind boss

    Cons

    work study employment ended after graduation

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good entry level position

    May 24, 2022 - Clinical Research Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA
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    Pros

    Great for learning new skills and tailoring experiences for future career goals

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility within the actual university itself unless you go one and seek it out yourself

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Review

    May 21, 2022 - Graduate Student in Philadelphia, PA
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    Pros

    Great professors, fair benefits, great work environment

    Cons

    No real cons to report

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    student caller

    May 20, 2022 - Student Caller 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    work environment is very rich with diversity

    Cons

    i cannot think of any cons, very positive work environment

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Trustees anti-union

    May 19, 2022 - Retired 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Strong union and limited state support

    Cons

    Trustees mostly not dedicated to university

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great employer

    May 18, 2022 - Assistant Director in Philadelphia, PA
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    Pros

    A lot of opportunity to grow your academic and work skillset

    Cons

    No cons at this time

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    May 19, 2022 - Nurse Practitioner 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    It is a supportive environment

    Cons

    I cannot think of any

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Student Worker at Student Center

    May 16, 2022 - Student Worker 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great community Good communication Flexible hours

    Cons

    Pay is relatively low, even for a student worker position

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great campus!

    May 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Very immersive experience working amongst students

    Cons

    The university’s contributing to gentrification

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Teaching assistant

    May 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Inquisitive students, learning opportunities, good benefits

    Cons

    Lot of workload, poor work-life balance

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Temple University Reviews FAQs

Temple University has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,583 reviews left anonymously by employees. 79% of employees would recommend working at Temple University to a friend and 58% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Temple University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Temple University. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

79% of Temple University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Temple University 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

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

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