On average, employees at WaMu give their company a 4.3 rating out of 5.0 - which is 10% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest WaMu employees are Assistant Managers submitting an average rating of 5.0 and Senior Loan Coordinators with a rating of 4.9.

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4.3
Average Rating
(based on 88 WaMu Review Ratings)
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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Branch Manager

"The truth about WaMu and their unspoken policy of getting rid of African American Men in Management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Promote true diversity and get rid of the glass ceiling for African American Men in Upper Management."

Program Manager
in Seattle, WA

"Stay clear."

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"I enjoyed the professional growth opportunities."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"Once Washington Mutual was bought by Chase, the company was destroyed and all opportunities with it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Most management I knew was laid off."

Personal Financial Representative
in San Diego, CA

"Great place to work."

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"I learned soooo much and there was still tons to learn."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"Everything was great. (merger layoff)"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work."

QA Tester
in Chicago, IL

"Good place to work."

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"Small company."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"No growing opportunities."

Senior Training Delivery Specialist
in Seattle, WA

"Fun!"

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"Quirky, fun, focused, opportunity to grow and learn new skills."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"They were bought by Chase and had to lay off the majority of their employees."

Counselor
in Chatsworth, CA

"Great learning experience!"

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"Different people, challenges."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"Scheduling and stress level."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better hours and hire more employees."

Personal Financial Representative
in West Covina, CA

"Great company."

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"Great opportunities and management."

Due Diligence Analyst
in Orange, CA

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"Flex hours."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"Poor executive decision making."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Drive down authority and decision making."

Risk Analytics Manager
in Seattle, WA

"Good company."

Senior Project Manager
in Irvine, CA

"Is was great until it bellied up."

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"I had a great team dedicated to making positive changes."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"It is no longer a valid place of employment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make wise decisions."

Procurement Specialist

"Contracted employer, after two to three years, contract will be rebid."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"No growth within the company."

Quality Control Underwriter
in Los Angeles, CA

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"Lots of growth and they promoted within the bank."

Compliance Officer
in Seattle, WA

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"It was a wonderful bank in its day - early to late 1990's. Staff friendly, considerate to you and your needs as a person."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"It became all about money to the executives."

Senior Business Analyst
in Irvine, CA

"Great place to work."

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"The friendly environment."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"The layoffs that occurred."

Loan Coordinator
in Alexandria, VA

What do you like about working at WaMu?

"Team work."

What don't you like about working at WaMu?

"They laid all of us off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Nothing, I liked everyone."

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