United States Federal Government Reviews

Updated Mar 7, 2021

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United States Federal Government President of the United States Joseph R. Biden
Joseph R. Biden
34 Ratings
Pros
  • "There is Job security with the government(in 197 reviews)

  • "Good benefits for their employees(in 133 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Pay is much lower than the private sector(in 71 reviews)

  • "Long hours and lower than market rate salaries(in 70 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great

      Mar 5, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits and work life balance

      Cons

      Low pay. A lot of red tape to get things done.

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Federal Government

      Mar 7, 2021 - Treatment Specialist in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits and salary a good place to start your career.

      Cons

      Micromanaging and overbearing management of employees depletes morale.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Tops

      Mar 3, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work forever and ever

      Cons

      None whatsoever for any reason

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great experience

      Feb 28, 2021 - CYBER NETWORK ANALYST in Honolulu, HI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are great, they make you feel secure and safe.

      Cons

      Narrow pathway for career progression. Opportunities are there but be prepared to have some struggles.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good pay

      Feb 27, 2021 - Administrative Specialist in Columbia, SC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay vs public sector

      Cons

      Hard to move up in South

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      nice career

      Feb 28, 2021 - Policy Analyst in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very family friendly place to work

      Cons

      pay is lower than could be made elsewhere

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Review

      Feb 27, 2021 - Medical Logistics Technician in San Antonio, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It's been great working for them.

      Cons

      We move quite often and sometimes it can be stressful.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      Feb 23, 2021 - SNCO Section Chief 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are a real plus

      Cons

      Limited freedom kind of a bummer

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Federal Government

      Feb 24, 2021 - Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) in San Antonio, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stability, growth, teamwork, comrades, travel

      Cons

      Travel, leadership, training, housing, pay

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      USG Careers

      Feb 23, 2021 - Senior Executive Manager in Fairfax, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The mission is undeniably great.

      Cons

      Great stability but not as lucrative as private industry. It's a trade off.

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