US Navy Reviews

Updated Jun 3, 2020

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3.9
76%
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75%
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US Navy Acting Secretary Sean Stackley
Sean Stackley
1,033 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits good leave policy(in 1021 reviews)

  • "Benefits can't get any better and the job security is top notch(in 824 reviews)

Cons
  • "Sometimes there are long hours but it is expected(in 1904 reviews)

  • "Being away from family can be stressful(in 1623 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (4)

    "Amazing organization be involved with."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter 

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

    Pros

    Culture, camaraderie, pay and benefits. Travel is a bonus!

    Cons

    I do not have anything negative to say.

    US Navy2019-12-06
  2. "A small, influential company with an incredibly healthy workplace culture."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    While keeping the priority on the company's health and mission, care for the employees is not lost on management. A good balance is maintained.

    Cons

    The size of the firm, as it relates to growth and diversification, is its biggest challenge.

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    US Navy2020-04-08
  3. "Great Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - O3 - Navy - Lieutenant in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    You will have the opportunity to serve your country and gain great work experience. Additionally, future employers will value this work experience, and it will identify you as a dependable worker.

    Cons

    You will spend a lot of time away from family and will be asked at times to put in much longer hours than a typical employer.

    US Navy2020-06-03
  4. "Great opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - O4 - Navy - Lieutenant Commander in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for education and diverse jobs.

    Cons

    Be prepared to move every few years and to not always get the position you would like.

    US Navy2020-06-03
  5. "Family Physician with extensive leadership and administrative experience"

    4.0
     

    I have been working at US Navy

    Pros

    Stability. Malpractice covered. Travel. Sense of duty/service.

    Cons

    You may be asked to move where you don’t choose for a position you wouldn’t care for.

    US Navy2020-06-03
  6. "It was great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hospital Corpsman 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    College See the world Meet new people

    Cons

    Possible crappy leadership Away from family

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    US Navy2020-06-01
  7. "Cool Job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hospital Corpsman in Pensacola, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People are the best thing about the Navy you meet people you will be friends with for life here.

    Cons

    Being a Corpsman means you are going to be in a rate that has a VERY LOW QUOTA for advancement.

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    US Navy2020-06-02
  8. "Veteran"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - O6 - Navy - Captain in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team work, Professionalism, Opportunity, Leadership Development

    Cons

    Family separation, typical government bureaucracy,

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    US Navy2020-06-02
  9. "Worth and worthwhile job with great experienced potential"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - E6 - Navy - Petty Officer, First Class in San Diego, CA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits, growth opportunity, job security

    Cons

    no choices, constant change, less pay

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    US Navy2020-05-30
  10. "Endless appointment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hospital Corpsman 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Travel every 3 years, once in a lifetime experiences, being pushed to your unknown boundaries

    Cons

    A lot of politics, hours can be less than exceptional

    US Navy2020-05-30
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