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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 33 Ball Aerospace Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.1
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
4.3
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
3.7
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"Ball Aerospace has great work and home balances with the individual at the front with education opportunities and personal reconciliation. Working with state of the art technology and equipment to move Ball into space and beyond."

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
Ball Aerospace Employee

"Ball aerospace is growing very quickly and has grown from 2500 to 5500 employees in the last 4 years. This presents a massive challenge and only a company with strong management skills could pull this off. The company is so poorly managed that it is in react and fire fighting mode and doesn't make an effort to consider systemic and strategic directional changes to sustain continued growth. The line about having to "wear multiple hats" at a smaller company is true. Expect to wear 5 hats at Ball."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

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Ball Aerospace (42)

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 (20,195)
Ball Aerospace Employee

"Ball is a great place to work with a good company culture. If you are driven there will be many opportunities for you to grow your career. The programs are awesome and allow you the opportunity to learn the technicality and complexity associated with them. Why wouldn't you want to see your cool work go to into space!?"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Ball Aerospace Employee

"Ball Aerospace is a great company to work for overall. I would recommend working for this organization depending on your role. As an intern, I just felt like I was doing busy work for the most part and didn't particularly enjoy working remotely. I wish I had the chance to meet my team better and get to know them better. Overall good experience though!"

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 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Ball Aerospace Employee

"Great Company, Great Benefits."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Ball Aerospace Employee

"It was an awesome experience overall."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Ball Aerospace Employee

"Ball Aerospace is an excellent company that does comprehensive work in the field of aerospace and does an amazing job at it! The community and the people that work there are a combination of extremely talented at what they do, empathetic, and just the right amount of weird!"

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
Ball Aerospace Employee

"I’ve worked for Ball Aerospace for a little less than a year and while the people are fantastic and there are brilliant engineers working there the management leaves a lot to be desired. I was originally hired by the lidar deep learning team to head there Flash Lidar deep learning research but was moved to a different project the day before I started. This was done because management justified it as dollars on the table since any engineer would be billed directly to our customer on this contract. I wasn’t allowed to move or work on what I was hired to for this reason I’m looking for other work. If you get places on a project you want it’s fantastic and you’ll work with brilliant people in a good atmosphere but beware fiefdoms and middle management."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Ball Aerospace Employee

"Ball Aerospace is going through a lot of growing pains."

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

"Just another defense contractor that does some science and other cool things. Aside from the coolness aspect of working on Space (if you're lucky to get one of those projects), there's nothing special anymore."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Senior Manager

"Great place to learn in early career. Very little advancement opportunity at mid-career level. Current sr. management team is a mess."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Ground Systems Engineer

"the work was fantastic"

What do you like about working at Ball Aerospace?

"I was able to flex my time, had the support I needed of upper management on my project and they valued my input"

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

"be yourself. be truthful and explore the possiblities with the interviewer"

What don't you like about working at Ball Aerospace?

"I sometimes found upper management was disconnected with sales and the needs of the employees"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"listen to your employees. encourage everyone to meet each other and have HR not get in the way of moving employees from position to position (eg, they require you to apply onilne before you can know who the hiring manager is and only if you pass their screening."

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

What do you like about working at Ball Aerospace?

"Get to work on some pretty cool space systems from design all the way to launch."

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

"For the most part it isn't a bad place to work but it definitely is behind the times in a lot of aspects."

What don't you like about working at Ball Aerospace?

"The management team is always constantly battling and it trickles down to us workers and becomes our fault for their mess."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would bring the company into the 21st century. We build state-of the art satellite systems but use Windows XP PCs...Come on guys get with the times!"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Technical Specialist

What do you like about working at Ball Aerospace?

"I loved working in the aerospace industry. The people I worked with were fantastic. It was a lot of fun."

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

"This is a great company to work for if you want to work in the aerospace industry."

What don't you like about working at Ball Aerospace?

"Nothing, the job was a joy, the people were fantastic."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't have any suggestions for management, except, well done."

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
Senior Systems Integration Engineer

"I would have stayed longer, if they were able to provide more stable work"

What do you like about working at Ball Aerospace?

"Lots of knowledgeable people, friendly atmosphere, and a great location"

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

"Interview is not too bad if you were recommended for the job from someone within the company."

What don't you like about working at Ball Aerospace?

"Difficult to move within the company. Many PHDs among BS graduates."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Put more emphasis on improving work facilities to assist in tests"

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

Ball Aerospace Reviews FAQs

Is Ball Aerospace a good company to work for?

Ball Aerospace has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 33 Ball Aerospace Review Ratings left anonymously by Ball Aerospace employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 94% of employees would recommend working at Ball Aerospace.

Does Ball Aerospace pay their employees well?

Ball Aerospace employees earn $82,000 annually on average, or $39 per hour, which is 24% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 11 Ball Aerospace employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Ball Aerospace Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Ball Aerospace?

94% of employees would recommend working at Ball Aerospace with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated Ball Aerospace 4.1 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.3 for Rewards You Receive, 3.7 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Ball Aerospace?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Ball Aerospace is a Embedded Software Engineer at $81,431,000 annually. Browse Ball Aerospace Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Ball Aerospace?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Ball Aerospace is a Technical Specialist at $30,000 annually. Browse Ball Aerospace Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Ball Aerospace?

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

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