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Professional experience

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Which size companies did people at US Navy work at previously?

Educational background

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Where did employees at US Navy study?
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
Naval Postgraduate School
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Employee data

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How does US Navy rank for age diversity?
How does US Navy rank for gender diversity?
Gender diversityRatio
male82.5%
female17.5%

Career advancement

How does US Navy rank for career advancement?
Low
Years in positionPercentage who advanced
<17.5%
120%
223.2%
316.5%
4+32.7%
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Summary

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History

The United States Navy is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. With approximately 450,000 sailors, 300 ships and submarines, and 3,700 airSee more

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Large

Founded

1775

CEO

Ray Mabus

Type

Government

Revenue

$2B to $5B

Industry

National Security

What departments US Navy employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation25.6%
Transportation / Logistics12.2%
Maintenance / Repair9.3%
Healthcare9%
Architecture / Engineering8.7%
Management8.1%
Law Enforcement / Security7.9%
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q:What industry does US Navy belong to?
Sophie Hayes
Government/Civil Service/Military.
q:Where’s US Navy’s HQ located?
Isabella Holmes
San Diego, CA.
q:gender breakdown at US Navy?
Sophie Hayes
gender ratio is 17.5% female, 82.5% male.
q:What year was US Navy founded?
Sophie Hayes
1775.
q:What is the annual revenue of US Navy?
Isabella Holmes
$2b to $5b.
q:Who is the CEO of US Navy?
Liam Brown
Ray Mabus.
q:How long do people usually work for US Navy?
Benjamin Gardner
4-8 year(s).
q:what kind of companies did US Navy employees work for?
Sophie Hayes
Large companies before US Navy.
q:How often do employees get promoted at US Navy ?
Benjamin Gardner
advancement opportunities are low
q:who are employees usually hired by after leaving US Navy?
Sophie Hayes
Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Self Employed, United States Department of Defense, US Army, US Department of Veterans Affairs, US Navy Reserve.
q:Where did employees work before joining US Navy?
Sophie Hayes
Marine Corps Recruiting, Target, United States Air Force, United States Department of Defense, United States Naval Academy, US Army, US Navy Reserve, Walmart.
q:How old are US Navy’s employees in general?
Sophie Hayes
Around 21-30
q:Where did most of US Navy employees go to school?
Sophie Hayes
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott, Naval Postgraduate School, United States Naval Academy, University of Maryland-University College, University of Phoenix-Utah.
q:which days US Navy pays their employees?
q:Do I have to wear a tie in a management position at US Navy?
q:Have you moved forward in your career at US Navy?
q:will I be excluded from the hiring pool if I don’t have a bachelor’s degree?
q:do they hire felons at US Navy?
q:Which companies were you employed by before joining US Navy?
q:How can the background check be sped up at US Navy?
q:do you work shifts at US Navy?
Joseph LandonApril 8, 2021
Yeah, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You even get to work holidays
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Reviews

3.5
505 ratings
4.1
Salary & Benefits
2.6
Professional growth
3.4
Work-Life balance
3.7
Recognition & Support
3.9
Culture & Values
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Supply Supervisor
San Diego, CA - March 24, 2021
Supply all department supply needs and reorder stock items and management of inventories
3.8
Ratings
4
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
As a SK-4 (E-4) I preformed my job roll very well that I received that Navy Award for outstanding job.

Pros and Cons
Team Work and building foundation for growth of staff
not have supplies to keep departments stocked
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Machinist Mate
San Diego, CA - March 25, 2021
Toxic but worth it!
3.4
Ratings
4
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
1
Work-Life balance
3
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I spent nine years in the Navy. The last five were pretty fun on shore duty. But the first 4 were toxic. And pretty brutal. However, I separated with full benefits and have been enjoying life and pay post Navy.

Pros and Cons
Being stationed in San Diego, The pay and benefits while in AND the school and benefits after.
Toxic environment & mental health stigmas
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Clinical supervisor :
Washington, DC - March 26, 2021
productive and enjoyable worksites, for the most part.
4.6
Ratings
4
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I started working for the Navy as a clinician in Naples Italy, then moved into Supervisor position and at one point moved to Washington DC to work at navy headquarters and help set policy for the clinical program. I actually prefer being back in the trenches which is why I would be interested in a time limited. MFLC assignment over seas. thank you

Pros and Cons
because it is DOD so followed government regulations . positive experience
5 year rule for overseas assignments
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Machinist mate (nuclear)
San Diego, CA - March 27, 2021
Great place for growth
3.6
Ratings
4
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
3
Recognition & Support
3
Culture and Values
Served in the US Navy for 6 years and was able to travel around the world as well as meet and establish a plethora of professional connections

Pros and Cons
Great growth potential
Bad traffic in the morning
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Chief Engineman
Kingsland, GA - March 31, 2021
Fun exciting place lots of travel
4.2
Ratings
5
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I spent twenty three years in the Navy got to see the world while getting paid. Had a chance to make a lot of good friends.

Pros and Cons
Good experience, travel, get to meet lots of good people
Time away from family
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Data Systems Technician
Alameda, CA - April 8, 2021
Seeing the World
4
Ratings
4
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
3
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
You name it and I’ve been there. Every day was a challenge that you really looked forward too (or I do now). From teaching computer systems at Mare Island, Ca to being on the helicopter flight crew at McMurdo Station Antarctica. Would I do another 20+ years ... HELL YES

Pros and Cons
see the world, people have your back, benefits can’t be beat
pay not that great
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April 14, 2021
great as a starter job
3
Ratings
3
Professional growth
3
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
3
Recognition & Support
3
Culture and Values
Nothing more than I enjoyed going out to sea. And traveling to interesting new places. Learning the ins and outs of the submarine service.

Pros and Cons
as long as you discharge honorably
taking orders
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Builder
Port Hueneme, CA - April 16, 2021
Carpenter was fun and taught me tht cad was my career choice
3.8
Ratings
4
Professional growth
3
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
I spent five years doing the navy best time of my life. Traveling and home port was the best Do it folks is worth it

Pros and Cons
Making friends forever
Ending my enlightenment
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Builder
Port Hueneme, CA - April 29, 2021
Life in the navy
3.2
Ratings
4
Professional growth
3
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
3
Recognition & Support
3
Culture and Values
It was great once it all started and would do it again. It goes by super fast by the you realize it’s it’s done.

Pros and Cons
Work was easy and time off
Working 7 days a week of work
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Technical Writer
May 24, 2021
Good Career
4.8
Ratings
5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I worked as a Technical Writer with the U. S. Navy. I held a Secret Clearance. I edited reports generated by our scientists, proofreading for spelling and grammar errors and keeping in mind security regulations. I also authored my own report about our base to give to new hires.

Pros and Cons
Excellent pay, vacation and sick pay, and chances for advancement.
There were no cons that I noticed.
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Builder
Port Hueneme, CA - June 16, 2021
Good place to work
4
Ratings
4
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
I was a builder in the navy and gained so much that I had to take it out and show my knowledge of working in the industry. So please take a real look into it first of all

Pros and Cons
Learned at lot from the navy
No cons of the navy
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CONSTRUCTION ELECTRICIAN
Port Hueneme Naval CBC, CA - June 16, 2021
Navy Experience
5
Ratings
5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
Installed electrical in new construction and remodels on base. Started off as e-3, ended up e-5 after 5 years of service. Honorably discharged in Feb./ 1985

Pros and Cons
Lots of continued education and steady work.
There were no "cons"........it was an excellent experience. It was an honor to serve.
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Abe3
Norfolk, VA - July 10, 2021
Attention to detail no room for errors
4.4
Ratings
5
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
Joined out of highschool didn't know what expect but took it head on and learned my craft and met awesome ppl and seen new countries

Pros and Cons
Travel the world for free
Away from family alot
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PR
Lemoore, CA - July 17, 2021
No room for advancement
1.4
Ratings
1
Professional growth
3
Salary & Benefits
1
Work-Life balance
1
Recognition & Support
1
Culture and Values
The reality of this job was more fighting with arrogant brats all day. No one cares for the junior sailors just what they can get from you. F-18 is miserable.

Pros and Cons
Travel benefits………,,,,
Work all the time no weekends off
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MMAC
Norfolk, VA - August 4, 2021
Great place to work
4
Ratings
4
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
Great carrer for those who wanr to travel and experience life at its fullest. Enjoying traveling .

Pros and Cons
Monthly pay and benefits
Family time
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Lieutenant
New Orleans, LA - August 11, 2021
Exciting career
5
Ratings
5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I enjoyed my 31 year Naval service. I had the opportunity to travel to the Far East and to Europe. I was asking stationed from Maine to New Orleans.

Pros and Cons
Great Opportunities
Nothing at all
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Aviation Storekeeper 2nd Class
Jacksonville, FL - August 25, 2021
Navy Career
4.6
Ratings
5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
This was a great opportunity to see the world and mature into a solid man. I had several jobs while in the Navy. From a laborer to a mess crank. Supervisor of Flight Clothing to a Supervisor (CLAMP) closed loop aeronautical management program.

Pros and Cons
Got to see many parts of the world.
Away from family too much.
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Aviation Technician
San Diego, CA - September 5, 2021
Life changing experience
4.6
Ratings
5
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I miss the traveling and adventure working on a aircraft carrier. Going over the Ecuador going towards Australia. 40 foot swells.

Pros and Cons
Food, uniform and free travel
You go when your told no exceptions, leave family behind
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September 7, 2021
Absolutely Awesome
5
Ratings
5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
Best move of my life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pros and Cons
Great team work
No negative thoughts