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On average, employees at Raytheon give their company a 3.8 rating out of 5.0 - which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Raytheon employees are MTS Programmers submitting an average rating of 4.9 and Contractors with a rating of 4.8.

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3.8
Average Rating
(based on 518 Raytheon Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.6
Growth Opportunities
3.3
People You Work With
4.2
Person You Work For
4.0
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
3.7
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"I have worked for Raytheon Mission Solutions in Pasadena, CA since 2001 and found it to be innovative and satisfying place to work. The fast paced technical and web development work kept the staff energized and motivated and frequent All-Hands Meetings and Corporate Sponsored Events made the work environment feel comfortable and more intimate than most large scale companies. The JPL customer insured that there were constantly new challenges to tackle and new web media to create. All in all…. a great place to work!"
Posted 2 years ago in Pasadena, CA
Raytheon Employee
in Garland, TX

"Minimal compensation for hard work. Average raise was 2% this year. Over the past 4 years, this was the highest raise that I received, yet all of my reviews were good. Raytheon has chosen to reward new hires in an effort to entice them to stay at the expense of the more experienced engineers. The young ones still leave yet management never learns. Oh, yeah, they took away a small incentive payment that we used to receive, except for upper management, of course, they still get theirs. The work can be interesting yet often mundane. The good projects go to the handpicked "favorites". Future growth is limited for those technically inclined, yet there seems to be an endless road of promotions if you want to go the management route. Naturally, the "brochure" says otherwise."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Raytheon Employee
in Groton, CT

"Extremely dysfunctional work environment."

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

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.8
Raytheon (773)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is Intersil (8)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Katecho (5)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (16,927)
Raytheon Employee
in Sudbury, MA

"I've worked for Raytheon for almost a year, plus being a summer intern before that. While many will likely be able to strive here, it is also very possible to get bogged down in all the paperwork and processes that Raytheon has developed and that must be fitted to any and every application. It is occasionally hard to get real work done because of this, and far too many employees seem content to sit around in meetings all day accomplishing next to nothing."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Raytheon Employee
in Tucson, AZ

"I've been with Raytheon for 9 years and have always enjoyed their work/life balance, 9/80 schedule (every other Friday is off), and breadth of work."

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

Average Raytheon Ratings in the Past 4 Years

Year Salary
2010 $3
2011 $3
2012 $3
2013 $3
Raytheon Employee
in Tewksbury, MA

"Great company to work for if you are interested in Radar."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Raytheon Employee
in Andover, MA

"Great company to work for, but folks belonging in the Union sometimes get in the way of Engineers. There is a fine balance to maintain."

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
Raytheon Employee
in Los Angeles, CA

"It was a good, strong company!"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Raytheon Employee
in Cambridge, MA

"Good work environment and great colleagues."

Person You Work For 4 / 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
Raytheon Employee
in El Segundo, CA

"Great company and very fast paced."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Principal Multidisciplined Engineer
in Tucson, AZ

"I have worked for Raytheon for almost 15 years, but don't have any experience with other companies to compare to. Like any company they have pros and cons."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Raytheon Employee
in Tucson, AZ

"Raytheon is a very good company for a new professional starting out. There are a great deal of resources and a wealth of knowledge there. To set yourself apart as an innovator can be difficult, though. It is a large company with a lot of red tape and bureaucracy. The compensation there is good especially considering the lower cost of living in Tucson."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Raytheon Employee
in Sterling, VA

"Great company and awesome people."

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
Mechanical Engineer
in El Segundo, CA

"Raytheon is a very good company to work for. It strives to be the most admired aerospace company in the world."

Person You Work For 4 / 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 3 / 5
Raytheon Employee
in Tewksbury, MA

"I've been at Raytheon for 18 years. I have found that it's a good place to work generally, but I would characterize the managing style as "Old School". As such, the company seems slow to embrace change. However when they do, they ask for little employee input. One major problem with the company is a very unfair method of promotions that pits completely unrelated people against each other."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electronics Technician
in Schofield Barracks, HI

"I worked for Raytheon IIS for just over a year on Schofield Barracks, HI. Throughout that time the actual interaction directly with anyone from corporate was minimal, and the site management remained professional and on task at all times. In my opinion Raytheon as a whole is a terrific company to work for."

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