US Secret Service Reviews

Updated Dec 31, 2020

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3 Ratings
Pros
  • "Truly great people in the Field(in 5 reviews)

  • "An honorable career, giving you every opportunity to achieve your law enforcement goals and education(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "First and foremost, work-life balance is completely nonexistent(in 9 reviews)

  • "long hours, often unpaid when unscheduled(in 9 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (24)

    "Career of a Life Time"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Special Agent In Charge in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Unbelievable experience with an ability to truly make a difference in the world.

    Cons

    Career goes by too fast.

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  2. Helpful (4)

    "Uniform division"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Account Executive - Uniform Division in Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Secret Service full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Salary is very highly competitive

    Cons

    Long hours and work schedule varies


  3. "Uniformed officer"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at US Secret Service full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, busy work, stay fit

    Cons

    Away from home, long hours

  4. "No quality of life"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    Former Employee - Uniformed Division in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    As much overtime as you want. You travel foreign and domestic.

    Cons

    You won't have time for family. All of your time will be spent at work. Your off days will be cancelled.

  5. "Secret service"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Agent 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Secret Service full-time

    Pros

    Money, travel, training and everyday is different.

    Cons

    No work life balance. Family takes A back seat.

  6. "All money no life"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Police Officer in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Secret Service full-time

    Pros

    You’ll be compensated well for all the overtime you are forced to do.

    Cons

    You wont have a life and this job owns your soul.

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  7. Helpful (35)

    "Hard working government entity"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good supervisors, interesting work

    Cons

    commute, difficult and long application process

  8. "Could be better"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Investigative Analyst 

    I worked at US Secret Service full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to earn extra pay and travel

    Cons

    Too much work unrelated to actual job. Shifting hours

  9. "Secret Service"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Special Agent in Ellaville, GA

    I have been working at US Secret Service full-time

    Pros

    Well paid, travel, and benefits.

    Cons

    Difficult for family, must move.

  10. COVID-19

    "Great Place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supervisory Criminal Investigator 

    I have been working at US Secret Service full-time

    Pros

    Stable environment and people oriented during pandemic.

    Cons

    Slow adaptors to innovative ideas and processes.

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