University of Cambridge Employee Reviews about "low salary"

Updated Jan 20, 2021

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  • "Very good working environment around(in 52 reviews)

  • "Flexible working hours and lots of opportunities(in 51 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low salary and few development opportunities(in 31 reviews)

  • "Limited career progression advice / guidance(in 29 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Contractor, more than 8 years

      Best colleagues, friendly atmosphere

      Jan 13, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Best colleagues, friendly atmosphere, flexible working

      Cons

      Low salary and few development opportunities

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      A nice career step

      Jan 20, 2021 - Research Software Engineer in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Always a challenging environment when collaborating with experts in their field

      Cons

      Low salary compared to the work hours

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Project coordinator at the University of Cambridge

      Jan 19, 2021 - Project Coordinator in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Great place to work, friendly atmosphere, great pension scheme.

      Cons

      Low salary, most jobs depend on grants - not permanent. Work life balance can be an issue on a daily basis due to constant deliveries.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Low salary

      Jan 4, 2021 - PhD Student in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Good environment, a lot to learn, highly collaborative

      Cons

      No much free time, low salary

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Manager

      Dec 6, 2020 - Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      32 days of holidays, generous sick leave,

      Cons

      moderate to low salary provided

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Supportive place to work

      Nov 29, 2020 - Phd Student Researcher 
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      Pros

      Friendly people, supportive environment, interesting work

      Cons

      Long work hours, imposter syndrome, low salary

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    8. 3.0
      Current Contractor

      postdoc in Cambridge

      Sep 21, 2020 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Good networking environment, top scientists in the field

      Cons

      low salary relative to living expenses

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Mixed

      Sep 20, 2020 - Research Technician 
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      Pros

      Good colleagues Long annual leave Good reputation

      Cons

      Very low salary. This doesn’t help with the high cost of living Very little career progression opportunities

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent company

      Aug 27, 2020 - Senior Commercial Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Great values, friendly people, culture, help in career development and progression

      Cons

      low salary, can be stressful with higher workload

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    11. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      A nice place to work

      Sep 6, 2020 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Smart thoughts can really help shape your future.

      Cons

      Low salary and benefits, high living cost.

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