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US Marine Corps Reviews

Updated March 27, 2017
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  1. "Best Decision I Have Ever Made"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aurora, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aurora, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Guaranteed paycheck, benefits for my entire family, tuition assistance, college credit from training. 30 days / year paid vacation. Paid time off for being sick or family emergencies.

    Cons

    Hours can be long, depending on your particular job. Time away from loved ones can be tough. Accountability for actions is something that needs some work.

    Advice to Management

    Hold Marines accountable for their actions, both good and bad. Address issues or concerns head on and rectify them as soon as possible.


  2. "Master Sergeant"

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    Former Employee - Master Sergeant in New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Master Sergeant in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Brotherhood, Camaraderie, Honor and The best fighters in the world

    Cons

    There aren't any downsides to the Marine Corps

    Advice to Management

    NONE


  3. "Infantry Assaultman"

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    Former Employee - Infantry Assaultman in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Former Employee - Infantry Assaultman in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Met people I now consider family, did things I never imagined doing so. Got excellent health and school benefits during and after service. Acquired life long traits.

    Cons

    Lot of trainings and missions takes a toll on your body

    Advice to Management

    Let Marines train there subordinates with a firm hand. Don't give into outside sources and critiques on how Marines should be trained and disciplined.


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  5. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Senior Master Sergeant in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Master Sergeant in Newport News, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Put to my boss and been honest

    Cons

    Going over people work make sure they do it right


  6. "Semper Fidelis"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Quantico, VA
    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Quantico, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great personal and professional development
    Great benefits and full medical/dental coverage
    You get a lot of significant experience in a short amount of time

    Cons

    Long hours
    Separation from family
    Potential risk to life and limb


  7. "Career Planner"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and career opportunities. World wide deployable.

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to work long hours.


  8. "Staff Sergeant"

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    Former Employee - E6 - Marines - Staff Sergeant
    Former Employee - E6 - Marines - Staff Sergeant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Awesome place to be at

    Cons

    No cons to being a Staff Sergeant


  9. "Supervisory Electronics Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great values and ethics. Great benefits as well equal out less that average pay.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than average for the civilian sector.


  10. "Great experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Leadership, travel, job skills, brotherhood

    Cons

    Far and in between bad leadership, too invasive

    Advice to Management

    Work with junior Marines more


  11. "Military Police Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Challenging, Environment, Career Progression, Benefits, Pay, Travel

    Cons

    Flexibility, stressful, no wars to fight at the moment

    Advice to Management

    Semper Fi



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