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  • "Good benefits (although the healthcare premiums are very expensive).(in 146 reviews)
  • "Some of the people you work WITH are great family people who are there just to try to make a living.(in 78 reviews)
  • "Good pay and compensation.(in 74 reviews)
  • "Good work life balance and understanding supervisors(in 36 reviews)
  • "Great work environment for those who have inside connections to their upper level management.(in 31 reviews)
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Updated 29 Sept 2023

    1. 3.0
      8 Jun 2017
      Former Employee, more than 1 year
      Gurgaon, Haryana
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      Business Outlook


      amaming experience!! very good management


      Confused state of work systems

      1. 4.0
        29 Sept 2023
        IT Director
        Former Employee, more than 10 years
        Atlanta, GA
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook


        Opportunities to work in various parts of the company - both in regulated and unregulated divisions. Provides training if you are interested in pursuing a particular skillset.


        OK salary, benefits continue to erode.

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      Southern Company has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 1,022 reviews left anonymously by employees. 84% of employees would recommend working at Southern Company to a friend and 83% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

      According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Southern Company employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Southern Company. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

      84% of Southern Company employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Southern Company 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

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