WaMu Employee Job Reviews in the United States

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4.3
Average Rating
(based on 88 WaMu Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.2
Growth Opportunities
4.1
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.3
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.3
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Business Operations Analyst

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"The manager was open and honest and always extremely helpful."

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

"I don't really have any tips. Use common sense when interviewing."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"The company offered volunteer days where you could work a day or 2 a quarter for a charity and still get paid."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stay open, honest, helpful, and listen to your key workers."

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 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Personal Banker

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"I enjoy analyzing and creating solutions for my branch as well as my clients. The ability to have a positive impact on a customer's financial situation is also very rewarding."

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

"Have a genuine interest in the financial service industry and helping people or you will not enjoy your job."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"The high turnover rate makes it difficult to build a strong experienced team."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide flex days to all employees in order to reduce the possibility of paying overtime."

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 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Consultant

"As a consultant from Caritor Inc, I was well received as part of the team and I had a satisfying experience with this company."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Contract Underwriter
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager
Person You Work For 3.1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.9 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Statistician
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 3.8 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2.1 / 5
Lead Technical Architect

"WAMU experience was very short term and was a client of Accenture."

Person You Work For 3.5 / 5 People You Work With 3.8 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3.3 / 5
Loan Officer
Person You Work For 4.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.4 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Personal Financial Representative
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Assistant Financial Center Manager
Person You Work For 3.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.6 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Senior Loan Coordinator
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lending Manager

"Fun and enjoyable. New challenges all the time."

Person You Work For 3.1 / 5 People You Work With 3.2 / 5 Work Setting 3.1 / 5
Support You Get 3.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.1 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 3.2 / 5
Senior Retail Loan Officer

"Great job until they were being bought out, management changed and it went down hill."

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"I liked the freedom, the ability to run my own shop within a shop."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"They were bought out by BofA, everything changed."

Regional Recruiter

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"OMG everything!"

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"That they went bankrupt."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't go bankrupt."

Software QA Engineer
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.1 / 5
Support You Get 3.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.9 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3.2 / 5

WaMu Reviews FAQs

Is WaMu a good company to work for?

WaMu has an overall rating of 4.3 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 88 WaMu Review Ratings left anonymously by WaMu employees, which is 10% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at WaMu.

Does WaMu pay their employees well?

WaMu employees earn $50,000 annually on average, or $24 per hour, which is 24% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 4 WaMu employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find WaMu Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a WaMu?

98% of employees would recommend working at WaMu with the overall rating of 4.3 out of 5. Employees also rated WaMu 4.2 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.3 for Rewards You Receive, 4.1 for Growth Opportunities and 4.2 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at WaMu?

According to our data, the highest paying job at WaMu is a VP of Commercial Lending at $251,000 annually. Browse WaMu Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at WaMu?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at WaMu is a High School Intern at $16,000 annually. Browse WaMu Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at WaMu?

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

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