Washington University in St. Louis Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2020

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Washington University in St. Louis Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
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475 Ratings
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  • "Low pay comparative to industry(in 33 reviews)

  • "Low salary, the only cons for me is the salary(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Good place"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

    I worked at Washington University in St. Louis part-time

    Pros

    A lot of fun people

    Cons

    not enough pay for work

  2. "Totally happy about the university"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Researcher, PhD candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Stipends are good and I also like the environment of the CS department.

    Cons

    The area outside the university is not that safe.


  3. "Great place to learn"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great staff, Great admin, Meaningful work

    Cons

    promotions and upward movement can be slow

  4. "good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time

    Pros

    good for the study of business analytics

    Cons

    lack of opportunities from big companies

  5. "Great Experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 

    I worked at Washington University in St. Louis part-time

    Pros

    Good relationship with students and professors

    Cons

    When you have to prepare for your own exam, you are also busiest at work.

  6. "Good Employer"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Special Projects Assistant in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Location and benefits are great

    Cons

    Furloughed or I wouldn't have cons.

  7. "Good Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Washington University in St. Louis part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You get to connect with faculty more

    Cons

    Not great pay, but that is TA life.

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Lecturer in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Breweries are great in the area

    Cons

    not enough breweries in the area

  9. "I wish they paid more"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Research Assistant in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Keeps you afloat while in grad school Gain research experience especially if you want to go into a PhD program

    Cons

    It does not pay well

  10. "Management is out of touch"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator II in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Washington University in St. Louis full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good teammates. Benefits are great.

    Cons

    Management is out of touch and has no accountability. Unrealistic expectations.

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