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Working at 3M in Austin, TX: 14 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Austin, TX Area

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On average, employees in Austin, TX at 3M give their company a 3.0 rating out of 5.0 based on 14, whereas overall Average Rating of 3M is 3.9 out of 5.0 based on 291 3M Review Ratings. The happiest 3M employees in Austin, TX are Team Leaders submitting an average rating of 5.0 and Software QA Testers also with a rating of 5.0.

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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 200 3M Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
3.9
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Posted 13 years ago

Working at 3M in Austin, TX: 14 Employee Reviews

IOT Engineer

"Excellent company to work for."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Team Leader
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
3M (291)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Sigma Designs (5)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Polara Engineering (6)
3.9 Average of All Companies in this Industry (20,194)
QA Tester

"I worked here for 1.7 years and found it to be enjoyable. However, it was difficult to get requirements and help to do the job successfully. And it was clear in the beginning that they are slow to hire on contracts. However, the pay was wonderful, and I learned some new skills along the way."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Development Lead

"Very fast paced and aggressive project deadlines. Not a good place if you are looking for a good life work balance."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Software QA Tester

"I really enjoyed working at 3M, good company, good atmosphere."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"they treated the employees very well, good atmosphere to work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know how to black box test and run test cases."

What don't you like about working at 3M?

"they were under budget for several accounts, which resulted in layoffs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Know your budget before hiring several contractors at once."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Machine Designer
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior IT Manager
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3.1 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3.5 / 5 Way You Work 3.5 / 5
Advanced Test Engineer
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Supply Chain Specialist
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Software Developer
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Electronics Engineering Technician

"Great work environment."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"great resources."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be on top of your game."

What don't you like about working at 3M?

"They do not hire anyone that has less than a B.S. Degree."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the 3M spirit alive and make changes in the hiring policy governing degree ceilings."

Advanced Design Engineer

"This position was wonderful. As I was involved in the R&D aspect of product design and development, I had complete autonomy in my designs and direction. I was in more of a service role, so I only needed to report to my internal customers and meet and exceed their expectations. My good work ethic insured my position in the company."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Autonomy and freedom. My actions controlled my fate."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be honest."

What don't you like about working at 3M?

"I was boxed in by the corporate salary structure."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management turn over was crazy. On average, I had a new boss annually. In my opinion, a person has to head a department at least 3 years to have any benefit."

Control Systems Engineer

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Everything."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"None, but good luck."

Web Developer

"I was an intern."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"I enjoyed the culture there and they seemed to be cutting edge at the time."

What don't you like about working at 3M?

"Can't think of anything since I was an intern."

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