Los Angeles Metro Reviews

Updated Jun 15, 2020

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3.6
69%
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79%
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Los Angeles Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington
Phillip A. Washington
41 Ratings
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  • "Too competitive, even for entry level positions(in 4 reviews)

  • "No one actually cares about the community(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great exposure and opportunity for growth for entry-level staff"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Metro full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, opportunities for growth, culture, and mission

    Cons

    Experience depends on department you are hired into

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great until something happens"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles Metro full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Opportunities for learning and growth.

    Cons

    At one point I was moved under a boss who was targeting me unfairly. Leadership failed to believe me. I was then treated worse. Eventually I left the agency.

  3. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bus Operator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Metro full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay excellent benefits

    Cons

    Long hours away from home

  4. "MTA L.A."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bus Operator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Metro part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I meet great people and get inside scoops on entertainment

    Cons

    The sitting isnt good for your body. You MUST learn to do proper stretching.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Worst job I ever had"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles Metro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -High salary -Good pension if you don’t mind wasting your likfe away

    Cons

    -Only executives have any power or impact -Rampant nepotism and favoritism (literally, someone’s hold was hired over more qualified candidates) -Very little opportunity for promotion - Witnessed a lot of shady corruption -No one actually cares about the community

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  6. "Good if you can wait it out!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager, Contract Administration in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Metro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits, will definitely get promoted if you build the right relationships

    Cons

    Not enough advancement opportunities, You can be the best worker but, who you know matters in promotions.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good company BUT"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bus Operator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Metro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits, overtime, good coworkers, fun job

    Cons

    Bad management feels like they are out to get you.

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "LA Metro"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Metro

    Pros

    Very stable company with excellent working conditions

    Cons

    Merit increases tend not to keep pace with market rate.

  9. "Awesome job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bus Operator 

    I worked at Los Angeles Metro full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Long hours stressful work some days

  10. "Meh"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communications Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles Metro part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Large organization with diverse employment opportunities.

    Cons

    Difficult to secure full-time position.

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