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Updated Aug 15, 2022

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Found 1,931 of over 2K reviews
4.3
87% Recommend to a Friend
81% Approve of CEO

Found 1,928 of over 2K reviews

4.3
87%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
Approve of CEO
Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands (no image)
Timothy D. Sands
462 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work and live

    Aug 15, 2022 - Research Lab Manager in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great work environment and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Blacksburg could feel expensive, Christainburg is close by and it is more affordable.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Excellent

    Aug 11, 2022 - Instructor in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Full benefits. Low pace working environment. Nice people. Free tuition

    Cons

    None. I honestly can't find anything bad other than the parking is expensive lol

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place to work if you like mountains

    Aug 6, 2022 - Computational Scientist in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great people. Awesome research. Lots of nature and no traffic. Small college town in the mountains

    Cons

    If you hate a small town this is not for you

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    great.

    Aug 3, 2022 - Dining Services in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    kind people. good pay. goodd hours

    Cons

    sometimes difficult to work with schedule

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Very good

    Aug 1, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good university and high quality faculty

    Cons

    Bad city with a very bad climate

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Perfect graduate study!

    Jul 29, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Diversity environment and fellowship make my graduate life better!

    Cons

    Blacksburg is a little bit boring.

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good opportunity

    Jul 29, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Got to conduct research with professors in other areas beyond my major

    Cons

    There were no cons, I was able to work as I could

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great graduate school opportunities

    Aug 10, 2022 - PhD Graduate Student in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great work environment and opportunities in the laboratory

    Cons

    Low salary, expensive fees, and some hiccups as far as tuition and funding if you don't keep track of paystubs

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Nice place to work

    Jul 26, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Blacksburg, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Competitive pay given living expenses

    Cons

    Not enough parking space due to construction

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Fantastic school

    Jul 20, 2022 - Professor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great students, town is great once you have kids

    Cons

    No downside (except few direct flights from Roanoke)

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Virginia Tech has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 2,123 reviews left anonymously by employees. 87% of employees would recommend working at Virginia Tech to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Virginia Tech employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Virginia Tech. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

87% of Virginia Tech employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Virginia Tech 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 4.0 for career opportunities.

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

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