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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 67 University of Alabama Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.1
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
3.6
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.2
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"I started at UAB as a temp in 2010 and was offered full time employment in 2011. As a state-run university, the benefits are excellent and the pay is very competitive. My advice to anyone seeking employment at UAB, particularly on the campus side, would be to do some homework regarding the departments (both administrative and academic.) Find out as much as you can about the work environment and the department leaders. As with with any company, some departments are better managed than others."
Posted 9 years ago in Birmingham, AL
Graduate Research Fellow

"I have worked at UAB as a graduate research fellow for the past five years and have enjoyed my experience there."

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
Student Assistant

"I have worked in the Marketing Department within the Division of Strategic Communications for about 18 months now, and I love it. There is strong support from my supervisors and the opportunity to take on more responsibility and be creative with your work."

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 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Help Desk Technician

"I love the staff here and working here in general."

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 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
University of Alabama Employee

"While the company does offer several positive aspects, there are just as many drawbacks."

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

"I have been a certified course instructor with the department of Human Studies since the Fall 2018 semester. I was able to build, implement, and evaluate my course on substance abuse education and prevention."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Manager

"The University of Alabama has been more than a 2 time alma mater to me. It has also served as a safe ground for me to leave the same everlasting impact on students in the same manner it did me. I came into the university as a first generation college student seeking answers. I'm leaving the university with my answers met and seeking a new foundation to began providing solutions. Our Career Center department does just that. We aide in exploring the our student body, developing them from within, and connecting them finally with the necessary network."

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

"I worked for ISM department of UA as teaching and research assistant during my Ph.D. study life for 4 years, and I enjoyed the overall environment, the nice faculties, and active students."

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
University of Alabama Employee

"It was an academic position. As in any academic position, a student, you strongly depend on your advisor. I strongly disagreed with his work methodology because of its lack of planning and scarce resource; also, I felt uncomfortable with the work attribution. I hope mine was just a particular case of having a bad experience with an advisor, and not a general rule in the university. Actually, I need to mention that I met really good professors and great students."

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

"I have worked in UAH for around an year. I was appointed as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and it was one of the most informative experience that you could ever get. This gives a good look into how different people come up with different ideas and puts things into perspective. A GTA in UAH means full ride and stipend, which helped me 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
University of Alabama Employee

"I worked here for 4 years. It is an extremely flexible job for a student going through his/her 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 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Designer

"I worked for UAB Hill student Center since 2017 to 2019 and I learned a lot from this job."

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
University of Alabama Employee

"Excellent research advisor and program leader, but the compensation I received for the work required by the program was not the same as what they said they'd give us in the beginning."

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 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Student Assistant

"The University of Alabama has given me so many tools to run programs and projects effectively. It has allowed me to learn to be adaptable and work in fast-paced environments that require quick dependable responses. It challenged me to be creative with solutions that require new ideas and innovation to spread the promise of our work to others. This helped progress my engineering skills and enhanced my ability to work with others to provide the best engineering products."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Assistant Network Technician

"Great company to work for. Great pay, benefits, people to work with."

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

"I love working here, the people and the work culture make the time at work fly by and the work rewarding. It has added so much to my college experience to work in the student union because I feel like I am truly a part of this campus. I began as a Conference Coordinator here and was promoted to Manager after a year."

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

University of Alabama Reviews FAQs

Is University of Alabama a good company to work for?

University of Alabama has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 67 University of Alabama Review Ratings left anonymously by University of Alabama employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 94% of employees would recommend working at University of Alabama.

Does University of Alabama pay their employees well?

University of Alabama 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. 48 University of Alabama employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find University of Alabama Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at University of Alabama?

94% of employees would recommend working at University of Alabama with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated University of Alabama 4.1 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.6 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.1 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at University of Alabama?

According to our data, the highest paying job at University of Alabama is a Executive Administrator at $151,000 annually. Browse University of Alabama Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at University of Alabama?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at University of Alabama is a Lab Technician at $14,000 annually. Browse University of Alabama Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at University of Alabama?

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

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