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Updated February 23, 2017
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  • Family benefits with medical and dental are good (in 348 reviews)

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

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  1. "Intelligence Specialist"

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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 (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ability to travel the world

    Cons

    Everyone is paid the same in the same rank despite the level/quality of work that is done


  2. "Maintenance Manager/Quality Assurance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Excellent growth potential and excellent retirement

    Cons

    Deployed many months of the year

    Advice to Management

    I have recently retired from active duty


  3. "Love what you do"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Job Security. Benefits. Retirement, Pride. Accomplishment and doing good.

    Cons

    Long hours. Chain of Command may not be consistent when you move from command to command.


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  5. "Petty officer 2nd class"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CTN2
    Current Employee - CTN2
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The benefits including health care and education are worth it

    Cons

    Not being close to friends and family can be difficult


  6. "Beyond rewarding and challenging"

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    Current Employee - Commanding Officer in Kings Bay, GA
    Current Employee - Commanding Officer in Kings Bay, GA

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

    Pros

    Outstanding stability, benefits, and reward of service.

    Cons

    Lots of travel and time away from family.


  7. "Naval Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits that pay does not take in to account

    Cons

    Long hours and deployments can be stressful


  8. "Assistant Officer in Charge San Clemente Island"

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

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Very interesting place to work

    Cons

    It's a tough place to raise a family


  9. "United States Navy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    An organization where you can proudly serve your country, educational benefits, and the opportunity to travel the world.

    Cons

    Being underway or deployed for 9 months and leaving loved ones behind.


  10. "navy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    learned a lot from the time I spent in

    Cons

    The military is more than a full-time job


  11. "Life Accelerated"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Invaluable experience and training opportunities that can lead to a long career.

    Cons

    Extensive commitment of time and work to include lengthy deployments overseas.



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