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US Marine Corps Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Feb 11, 2020

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4.0
76%
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US Marine Corps Commandant Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
2,539 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits to include pride of belonging(in 400 reviews)

  • "The brotherhood is what makes the Marine Corp worth joining(in 345 reviews)

Cons
  • "Extremely long hours in an expeditionary environment(in 928 reviews)

  • "Lengthy times could be spent away from family(in 456 reviews)

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  1. "USMC infantry machine gunner salary"

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    Former Employee - USMC E-4 in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Leadership development, work ethic development, world travel, and the chance to develop multiple skills.

    Cons

    Poor pay, Extremely long hours, extremely physically demanding.

    US Marine Corps2019-07-03
  2. "Ups and downs"

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    Current Employee - Communications Chief in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Travel, great people, fulfilling work, benefits are great

    Cons

    Long hours, travel can be too much

    US Marine Corps2020-02-07
  3. "A fine institution"

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    Current Employee - Officer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Camaraderie, leadership and sense of purpose

    Cons

    Violence, sometimes uncritical look at work experience (unnecessarily long hours, "toughness" and machismo), impersonal at times

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    US Marine Corps2020-01-30
  4. "Job will vary based on your leadership."

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Camp Lejeune, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Involved in the decision making process.

    Cons

    Work long hours in a endless job.

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    US Marine Corps2020-02-11
  5. "A Proud, Eager worker Rahh!!"

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    Current Contractor - Marine E3 LCpl in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at US Marine Corps for less than a year

    Pros

    Disciple, tact, persistence, knowledgeable, strength, and a great sense of self pride

    Cons

    Long hours, high stress, and fast pace

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    US Marine Corps2020-01-23
  6. "A Worthwhile Experience to Explore"

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    Current Employee - Aviation Communications Systems Technician 
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The ability to explore the world and to develop strong leadership skills.

    Cons

    Extremely long hours in an expeditionary environment.

    US Marine Corps2020-01-22
  7. "USMC review"

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    Current Employee - Combat Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, motivated employees. Steady pay and medical, dental benefits and a pention.

    Cons

    Long hours unexpected traveling.

    US Marine Corps2020-01-17
  8. "Challenging but very rewarding."

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    Former Employee - E5/SGT in Virginia Beach, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Stay physically fit. Constantly challenged. Great leadership experience.

    Cons

    Long hours. Deployments. Working with the Navy.

    US Marine Corps2020-01-07
  9. "Realities of the infantry"

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    Former Employee - Platoon Sergeant in Twentynine Palms, CA
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Camaraderie, unique experiences, travel that is only accessible to employees

    Cons

    Long hours, tough on the body, low pay

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    US Marine Corps2019-12-29
  10. "Great experience and team oriented organization."

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    Former Employee - Company Commander in Oceanside, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Gain valuable skills and learn to test your limits.

    Cons

    Long times away from family combined with hard and long hours.

    US Marine Corps2019-12-27

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