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Updated March 1, 2017
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  • Family benefits with medical and dental are good (in 349 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits are outstanding (in 198 reviews)

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  1. "Surface Warfare Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    You get to travel the world and work with amazing people.

    Cons

    Lack of personal life and must deploy for long periods of time.

    Advice to Management

    Value people


  2. "Positives exist!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Specialist
    Current Employee - Logistics Specialist
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tuition assistance, medical benefits, highly competitive retirement, travel opportunities, ability to do something greater.

    Cons

    Long work days, only constant is change, wage can be low depending on geographical location, hard for family life, high stress.

    Advice to Management

    Promotions are based on a test and manipulated evaluations. No determination is made on an individual's ability to lead. Just how they score. Change this.


  3. "Accelerate your life."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good technical knowledge. See the world.

    Cons

    Long deployments can be a strain.


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  5. "Good foundation for anyone's future"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Damage Controlman in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Damage Controlman in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits, secure job, travel, anyone can do it

    Cons

    could possible be away from a family for a very long time and likely to work ridiculously long hours, much more that you would as a civilian, with no overtime. I've had to work for 36 hours straight with no sleep before.


  6. "Navy"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits for employees and family

    Cons

    Wrong people staying in for retirement vice staying in for the people that work for you.


  7. "Military Environment. Good organization with good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Safety Manager in Point Mugu NAWC, CA
    Current Employee - Safety Manager in Point Mugu NAWC, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gain experience in different fields and great benefits

    Cons

    Spending lots of time away from family


  8. "Good job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are very good and competitive

    Cons

    Hours are not the best, deployment sucks


  9. "Haze Grey and Underway"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Deployments, experience, camaraderie, aircraft carriers.

    Cons

    Deployments, watches, duty locations somethimes


  10. "Military Professor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and study

    Cons

    No Cons or issues with job / facilities


  11. "IT"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and world travel.

    Cons

    Need better training opportunities and management courses.

    Advice to Management

    Training and knowing your people is the key to success.



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