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On average, employees at Fannie Mae give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Fannie Mae employees are Contractors submitting an average rating of 3.4 and Senior Project Managers with a rating of 3.3.

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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 60 Fannie Mae Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.1
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Fannie Mae Employee
in Washington, DC

"Fannie Mae is an okay 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 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Fannie Mae Employee
in Washington, DC

"I've worked for Fannie Mae for 16+ years. Throughout my tenure I have been afforded opportunities to change/progress my career and would recommend Fannie Mae to anyone who might be interested. The environment provides a good work-life balance and a diverse culture."

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

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
Fannie Mae (91)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is Home Finance of America (17)
2.7 Lowest Rated in this Industry is OneMain Financial (8)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (11,389)
Senior Project Manager
in Reston, VA

"Confusion on strategic direction is lending to politics and political bosses who believe their staff exists for their next promotion."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Fannie Mae Employee
in Reston, VA

"Excellent place to work with cutting edge technologies to hone your skill set."

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

Average Fannie Mae Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $4
2013 $3
Intern
in Chantilly, VA

"This is my first ever corporate experience in the United States, and this company has provided me a good start and helped me to position myself in the next few years."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Network Engineer
in Reston, VA

"I have been working for Fannie Mae from last 10 years."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Fannie Mae Employee
in Washington, DC

"I have worked for Fannie Mae for several years. The company compensation is great but the culture of cronyism is so widespread that offsets other benefits of the company. Lowest level of management efforts is focused to satisfy their bosses so they could move up and in between they forgot about their employees. Company does not value the experience and seniority of existing employees and HR does not do anything to change the culture."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Software Engineer
in Urbana, MD

"I loved the work and the technology I used in my project. The project and team has given me a very opportunity to grow personally and professionally."

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
Identity Access Management Analyst
in Reston, VA

"High consultant turn around. Don't expect to become a salary employee as they generally replace consultants within 1.5 years. However this is a great company to work for if you need something to do while looking for something else.Don't expect technical fields to be held by technical people. Several non-technical people get hired daily into technical fields here. The department I worked in provided access for the entire company but only 5 out of the 17 employees had technical experience."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Fannie Mae Employee
in Dallas, TX

"A great place to work. Forward thinking and fair."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Fannie Mae Employee
in Philadelphia, PA

"I was employed as a contractor and enjoyed my employment tenure."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Fannie Mae Employee
in Reston, VA

"Yes,This was very good place to work and my Team was excellent.I feel so fortunate to work under my manager with that team."

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
Contractor
in San Antonio, TX

"Fannie Mae leaves a lot to be desired"

What do you like about working at Fannie Mae?

"Paycheck, work experience, learning about the housing industry, work with talented employees"

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

"Work at Fannie Mae only if you absolutely need the money"

What don't you like about working at Fannie Mae?

"Lots of bureaucracy, very hard to get work done, toxic work environment filled with office politics and bickering, managers show condescending attitude toward their employees, too little time to train and learn"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Treat your employees with respect, provide adequate time and training for your employees"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Vendor Management Analyst
in Dallas, TX

What do you like about working at Fannie Mae?

"Stability, scope and importance of work. Good organization, largest mortage platform in the world."

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

"Know someone or you probably wont even get in for an interview."

What don't you like about working at Fannie Mae?

"static, too many old clicks and friends hiring friends and family"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"less bifurcation, everything is generally done and tracked in the most complicated fashion possible."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Foreclosure Specialist
in Dallas, TX

What do you like about working at Fannie Mae?

"I love the culture, the resources and benefits and constant change."

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

"I dont have any tips at this time except try not to be nervous."

What don't you like about working at Fannie Mae?

"Right now I just hate that volumes are lowering and departments are closing and disbursing away."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep enforcing change and fighting to keep a good ora and culture."

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