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Updated May 25, 2022

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Benefits are great and so is TRS(in 289 reviews)
  • "Great people and great at giving raises(in 222 reviews)
  • "There were flexible hours that allowed me to keep up with school and have a part(in 141 reviews)
  • "my particular office provided a great work environment and helped me build skills for administrative assistant jobs in the real world(in 75 reviews)
  • "great staff to provide support(in 62 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Gra

    May 25, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits and education for pay

    Cons

    Low salary and poor support

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent Experience

    May 24, 2022 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work/school balance, excellent professor relationship

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for pay increases for student employees

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Grad student pay = no debt for MFA

    May 22, 2022 - Freelance Theatre Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Experience teaching undergrads while gaining an MFA in theatre.

    Cons

    Big, logistical organization with lots of hoops to jump through at times.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great environment for curious, self-starters

    May 21, 2022 - Marketing Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Exciting environment, great mission, inspiring research, fair pay, good labor policies, very stable.

    Cons

    Occasionally stodgy, cannot compete with industry salaries.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Advanced Academic Assistant

    May 20, 2022 - Advanced Academic Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great place for students to learn how to mentor students and teach. I enjoyed getting to mentor students as well as learn the behind the scenes of what goes into lesson planning and grading.

    Cons

    I wouldn't really say there were many cons although that can vary by professor.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Part Time Experience

    May 18, 2022 - Writing Consultant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule for students Great work environment

    Cons

    sometimes hard to connect with other employees

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Excellent Funding

    May 18, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility in work schedule. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Unstable income. Lack of guaranteed summer employment.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    good

    May 18, 2022 - PhD Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good i like it so much

    Cons

    nothing bad i like it

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Petroleum and Geosystem Engineering

    May 17, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Research Degree Austin Skills Career

    Cons

    Research Time Expensive living Students Occasional TA

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Job for Students

    May 17, 2022 - Student Technical Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    This was my college job- it was super flexible and I loved it.

    Cons

    No cons come to mind

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University of Texas at Austin Reviews FAQs

University of Texas at Austin has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 4,083 reviews left anonymously by employees. 82% of employees would recommend working at University of Texas at Austin to a friend and 65% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Texas at Austin employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Texas at Austin. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

82% of University of Texas at Austin employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Texas at Austin 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at University of Texas at Austin to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, management, compensation.

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