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Updated May 25, 2022

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  • "There are a lot of people leaving UCSF research due to very low salaries for staff scientists and post docs.(in 124 reviews)
  • "low pay and not easy to get promotion(in 103 reviews)
  • "There's no accountability for poor management and it abounds.(in 43 reviews)
  • "Expensive parking and crowded shuttles(in 36 reviews)
  • "Doctors make poor managers sometimes(in 18 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    This is a good place

    May 25, 2022 - Graduate Student in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The people are great and there are benefits

    Cons

    not a lot of pay

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great place for benefits and work

    May 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Cutting edge medical center with evolving technology and treatments.

    Cons

    The bureaucracy is slow and meaningful change require patience.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Benefits

    May 24, 2022 - Clinical Research Coordinator in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Paid COVID Leaves Vacation Hours Sick Leaves

    Cons

    Hard to further your career

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    whatevs

    May 22, 2022 - Graduate Student in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    cool research and people. I love it

    Cons

    we are too damn good

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Dynamic and collaborative work environment

    May 20, 2022 - PhD Graduate Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Collaborative, cutting-edge technology, good work-life-balance.

    Cons

    Living in San Francisco is expensive.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    MD

    May 19, 2022 - Physician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Incredible place to work- great culture

    Cons

    I wouldnt say that there are many cons

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    RN

    May 17, 2022 - Registered Nurse 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    -smart doctors, nurses, and staff -diverse -good pay

    Cons

    -they hire by seniority internally

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great benefits

    May 17, 2022 - Clinical Research Coordinator in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It offers great benefits, lot to learn

    Cons

    Would hope for more development opportunities

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    NP

    May 15, 2022 - Nurse Practitioner 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits, Salary, Engaged colleagues, Intellectually stimulating, Decent hours

    Cons

    NPs often lack growth opportunities,

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    NA

    May 12, 2022 - Family Medicine Physician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good working environment and work flow.

    Cons

    Stressed, as per all residencies

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UC San Francisco Reviews FAQs

UC San Francisco has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 2,238 reviews left anonymously by employees. 79% of employees would recommend working at UC San Francisco to a friend and 67% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, UC San Francisco employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at UC San Francisco. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

79% of UC San Francisco employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated UC San Francisco 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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

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