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On average, employees at Iowa State University give their company a 4.4 rating out of 5.0 - which is 12% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Iowa State University employees are Postdoctoral Research Associates submitting an average rating of 5.0 and Research Associates with a rating of 4.9.

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4.4
Average Rating
(based on 88 Iowa State University Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.4
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.7
Person You Work For
4.7
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.4
Way You Work
4.5
Work Setting
4.3
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"The experience gained working at Iowa State, provided me with the networking needed to persue other companies."
Posted 11 years ago in Ames, IA
Graduate Teaching Assistant

"Great workplace, great co-workers and work culture"

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
Iowa State University Employee

"I've found my institution to have good ethical values, and it thrives to provide the best education to all the individuals, in order to prepare an individual for a better world."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Iowa State University Employee

"I worked at ITS as a student tech for a year and a half. Great place to work, no complaints. Probably one of the best student jobs on campus."

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

"I have worked for Iowa State University at the Institute for Transportation in the last 5 years and I learned many new things every day."

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
Iowa State University Employee

"Iowa State's graduate program is an excellent match for candidates regardless of interest. The graduate program within the department of psychology, specifically, gives researchers an excellent balance of autonomy and support when needed. Statistical training through this program is top-tier. Professors are knowledgeable and approachable. Overall, an excellent place to conduct independent research and advance your education!"

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 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Area Mechanic

"Working for Iowa State has been a pleasure. I have been treated with respect since the day I started. My job as an area mechanic has taught me to stay on my toes and adapt to the situation at hand but more importantly, do a good job and be kind to those around you. I hope that someone interested in working at Iowa State will read this and be excited about applying to any roll on campus."

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

"Its a nice place to work. Its a learning experience"

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
Postdoctoral Research Associate

"It is a very nice place to work!"

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
Iowa State University Employee

"Iowa State University promotes collaboration across disciplines and has great facilities for new and seasoned researchers"

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

"Great overall atmosphere, but you'd better like what you're doing when you are hired, because there is little, if any, chance for actual advancement."

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

"This is a great company to work for. A lot of great resources are available for the development of research and people are very knowledgeable. As research scientists, people are exposed to innovative concepts and contribute to science."

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

"Iowa state university is a lovely place for doing research. They have abundant resources for you."

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
Research Assistant

"I have worked at Iowa State University as a robotics graduate research assistant most of the time during my doctorate studies. It is a great school in my research area, but this job is only temporal while completing the doctorate degree."

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

"I've worked at Iowa State University as a Research Assistant since 2014. It's a nice university and I met a lot of awesome professors and students here. My major professor taught me a lot during my graduate years to help me gain the skills of critical thinking, self-motivated learning and balance the life."

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
Iowa State University Employee

"I've worked as research assistants and I learned a lot"

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

Iowa State University Reviews FAQs

Is Iowa State University a good company to work for?

Iowa State University has an overall rating of 4.4 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 88 Iowa State University Review Ratings left anonymously by Iowa State University employees, which is 13% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 100% of employees would recommend working at Iowa State University.

Does Iowa State University pay their employees well?

Iowa State University employees earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 55% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 36 Iowa State University employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Iowa State University Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Iowa State University?

100% of employees would recommend working at Iowa State University with the overall rating of 4.4 out of 5. Employees also rated Iowa State University 4.4 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.0 for Rewards You Receive, 3.8 for Growth Opportunities and 4.4 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Iowa State University?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Iowa State University is a Webmaster at $110,000 annually. Browse Iowa State University Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Iowa State University?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Iowa State University is a Library Aide at $14,000 annually. Browse Iowa State University Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Iowa State University?

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

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