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On average, employees at 3M give their company a 3.9 rating out of 5.0 - which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest 3M employees are Product Development Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.6 and Manufacturing Managers with a rating of 4.5.

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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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"3M is a dedicated, strong employer that is passionate about their customers."
Posted 13 years ago
Inside Sales Representative

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Nationwide contacts (no territory so to speak)."

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

"Business model is still based in the 1950's."

Senior Project Engineer

"Good company to work for."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Good company."

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

"Preferences in promotion."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Objective criteria for promotion."

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)
Contract Auditor

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Outstanding Management. My boss was the best."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Veggy things in the grill."

Senior Materials Engineer

"great!"

What do you like about working at 3M?

"People I worked with were GREAT!"

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

"They sold the division."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"There were disgruntled employees... wish I didn't have to experience that!"

IT Analyst

"Working at 3M as an IT Analyst was amazing, great smart people who are willing to work together."

Market Development Manager

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Hard to tell. I work in a division, not the head quarters."

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

"Too large with lack of focus."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get back to basic product development and sales."

Analytical Chemist

"A great American Company."

Customer Project Manager

"3M is a dedicated, strong employer that is passionate about their customers."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Career opportunities and professional growth. Friendly community and strong workforce."

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

"Currently not employed by 3M. Travel became too heavy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Drive, Deliver and Delight the Customer."

Technical Architect

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Work culture."

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

"Growth opportunities are less."

Senior Software Engineer

"Management lacks good vision."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"The nature of the work."

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

"The amount of time and effort devoted by software engineers to finding a better way to do things, rather than doing their job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Instead of devoting so much time & effort to figuring out a better way, accept reality (quality requires effort), and devote those resources to producing quality product instead."

Quality Engineer

What do you like about working at 3M?

"My boss."

HR Manager

"3M is a great company to work for if you are looking for challenging assignments in Human Resources."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"There is an entrepreneurial spirit."

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

"The Employee Relations department in St. Paul, MN is backwards."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Begin looking at management that has been part of the company and Human Resources for many years because regardless of what they say in front of their superiors, they do not support the overall direction of the Human Resources Organization."

Senior Software Engineer

"3M is good location to work."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Competitive and friendly work environment."

Medical Products Sales Promoter

"I love 3M, its products and policy. I enjoyed working for 3M Health Care in Ukraine for more than 8 years."

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

"I like everything"

Senior Computer Equipment Specialist

"A good place to work."

What do you like about working at 3M?

"Very good personnel in the IT department, some of the best I have worked with."

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

"Almost all of the time I was at Microtouch systems it was not under 3M's management. I had decided to leave just as the transition started."

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

"I was there for four years and had become bored."

3M Reviews FAQs

Is 3M a good company to work for?

3M has an overall rating of 3.9 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 200 3M Review Ratings left anonymously by 3M employees, which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 93% of employees would recommend working at 3M.

Does 3M pay their employees well?

3M employees earn $61,000 annually on average, or $29 per hour, which is 8% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 46 3M employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find 3M Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at 3M?

93% of employees would recommend working at 3M with the overall rating of 3.9 out of 5. Employees also rated 3M 3.8 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.5 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at 3M?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at 3M to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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