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SpaceX Reviews

Updated 22 Mar 2020

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SpaceX CEO and CTO Elon Musk
Elon Musk
948 Ratings
Pros
  • "You get to walk around a rocket factory and see rockets being built(in 240 reviews)

  • "Fast paced manufacturing environment(in 139 reviews)

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  1. "AMAZING PLACE TO WORK"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Hawthorne, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Long hours -Great Management -Good place to learn and grow -Possibility to move up the ladder -Froyo

    Cons

    -Having to work long hours

    SpaceX2020-03-17
  2. "Great Mission"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Mission, coworkers, culture, opportunity growth.

    Cons

    work life balance, if that matters to you.

    SpaceX2020-03-23
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Say no to a common life."

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    Current Employee - Operations Engineer in Hawthorne, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time

    Pros

    Co-workers share a common vision.

    Cons

    None. Unless making history isn't your thing.

    SpaceX2020-03-01
  4. Helpful (5)

    "No Work/Life Balance"

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    Former Employee - Electromechanical Technician in Hawthorne, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SpaceX full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Get to work on amazing projects that will pave the way for human spaceflight to the ISS and beyond.

    Cons

    *Long hours, minimum 9 up to 12 daily *Very low pay compared to other Aerospace companies. (which makes working the OT less satisfying) *No Work/Life Balance. *Difficult to move up in the company (Job Title wise along with proper yearly compensation)

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    SpaceX2020-03-07
  5. "Dynamic environment, will do well if you stay ahead of the curve"

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    Current Employee - Space Simulation Test Technician in Hawthorne, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Best idea wins, proactive employees who offer solutions to problems get recognized. Really cool to say "I work at SpaceX".

    Cons

    Really dynamic -- you could be working on one thing then suddenly have to shift gears. No 401k match, which immediately disincentives any long-term career goals at SpaceX.

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    SpaceX2020-03-16
  6. "No work/life balance"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Exciting projects with considerable impact

    Cons

    Company does not value your private life or health

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    SpaceX2020-03-17
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Harness Technician"

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    Current Employee - Avionics Harness Technician in Hawthorne, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fast paced work environment.

    Cons

    The culture is very dog eat dog. No loyalty to veterans

    SpaceX2020-03-04
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Buyer 

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time

    Pros

    really cool projects about space

    Cons

    very competitive and sometime taxing

    SpaceX2020-02-18
  9. Helpful (1)

    "At the forefront of human space exploration!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hawthorne, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Highest concentration of talent and expertise I've ever encountered in one location. Contributing to a mission that will change the course of human history! Participating in complex engineering work that is both challenging and satisfying.

    Cons

    Tight deadlines require commitment and a strong sense of time management; not for the undisciplined.

    SpaceX2020-02-13
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Cool place to work"

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    Former Employee - Propulsion Engineer in Hawthorne, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SpaceX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very interesting place to work.

    Cons

    Low growth potential, not much in the way of a career path.

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    SpaceX2020-02-25
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