Universal Studios Reviews

Updated 15 May 2020

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3.7
74%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
Approve of CEO
Universal Studios Vice Chairman, NBCUniversal Ron Meyer
Ron Meyer
110 Ratings
Pros
  • "The people are great and it's very happy to work in a theme park(in 62 reviews)

  • "Fun environment everyday meeting different people(in 51 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work long hours during festive periods(in 34 reviews)

  • "Entry Level Salary No Hours Short Breaks Low pay raises Seniority(in 28 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Gym"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay It’s rewarding and fun

    Cons

    A lot of physical work

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    Universal Studios2020-02-22
  2. "Alright job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay and moderate opportunity to get more tranint

    Cons

    Horrible hours , they expect you to have no life outside of work and a lot of favoritism

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    Universal Studios2020-05-15
  3. "Review"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time

    Pros

    Co-workers were nice as were management.

    Cons

    Hardest part was interacting with guests who were rude.

    Universal Studios2020-04-17
  4. "My experience at harvin co"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Universal Studios full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great boss and good coworkers

    Cons

    Boss died and company went under

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    Universal Studios2020-04-01
  5. "Hostile Environment"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Stand Attendant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free tickets, free entrance, and discounts.

    Cons

    Hours were horrible. Seniority really matters. There was a lot of favoritism.

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    Universal Studios2020-03-28
  6. "bartender"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bartender in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great environment and fun place to work

    Cons

    no opportunity for growth and work on weekends

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    Universal Studios2020-03-25
  7. "Great Place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Guest Service Associate in Southern Islands, Central

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time

    Pros

    For a part-timer, great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Scheduling issues, occasional lack of manpower

    Universal Studios2020-03-09
  8. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time

    Pros

    The community is great and i always felt cared for

    Cons

    Very hot and occasionally you are overlooked by your TC's

    Universal Studios2020-03-05
  9. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment to work in

    Cons

    Experience was great for me, no negativity.

    Universal Studios2020-03-01
  10. "Regular Retail Job Except You’re At A Team Park"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Universal Studios part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Being able to go to the park for free -Employee perks and activities If you’re someone who likes customer service and retail environments, then this job is for you.

    Cons

    -Because you work at the park, you don’t -There’s (naturally) a push for up-selling and before shifts you’re told which items to promote and how much you should be selling on said shift -Employee discounts are very minimal -Customers are annoying

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    Universal Studios2020-03-12
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