Vail Resorts Reviews

Updated Jan 14, 2021

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3.4
67%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
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Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz
Rob Katz
649 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, great guests, beautiful mountains(in 63 reviews)

  • "Great people who wanted to gove the customer a super experience(in 60 reviews)

Cons
  • "when Vail acquired our resort the benefits were severely cut(in 48 reviews)

  • "Not a very livable wage for living in a ski town with a high cost of living(in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing Company and Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst 

    I have been working at Vail Resorts full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - People - Culture - Perks - Mission - Technology - Direction - Management

    Cons

    - Have been lucky enough to not find any yet

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  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Assistant Ski Instructor in Afton, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vail Resorts part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great value and benefits for employees and management is extremely caring

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  3. "Vail"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Ski Instructor in Vail, CO

    I worked at Vail Resorts full-time

    Pros

    very fun and exciting work enviroment

    Cons

    had to work on all holidays

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Free Ski Pass"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Audience Management Analyst in Broomfield, CO

    I worked at Vail Resorts full-time

    Pros

    free ski pass every year

    Cons

    can be stressful environment due to stakeholders

  5. "Great company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Broomfield, CO

    I have been working at Vail Resorts full-time

    Pros

    Culture, work life balance, perks

    Cons

    Salary low in certain areas

  6. "Recommend Vail Resorts"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager, Marketing 
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vail Resorts full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Strong Company values and excellent product

    Cons

    Must exhibit a strong drive. Requires hard work.

  7. "Good Company Overall"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Broomfield, CO

    I have been working at Vail Resorts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work Life Balance for lower level employees.

    Cons

    Salary is under what it should be. Very clear on political stance and makes it known

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  8. "ski lift operator"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ski-lift Operator in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vail Resorts full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    excellent scenery, up in the mountains

    Cons

    low paying position but that is expected. also 5am wakeups were a killer

  9. "Security officer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Vail, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vail Resorts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Money. Benifets. People. culture. Food.

    Cons

    Management. Guests. Overtime. Busy. Life/work balance.

  10. "Great Summer Job"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Adventure Ridge Team Member in Vail, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vail Resorts full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun co workers, understanding management, world-class views.

    Cons

    Repetitive work, very little vertical opportunity, guests can be tiring.

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