University of British Columbia Employee Reviews about "low salary"

Updated Dec 10, 2020

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University of British Columbia President and Vice-Chancellor Arvind Gupta
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367 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent work environment, beautiful campus(in 124 reviews)

  • "work environment is very friendly(in 121 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "low salary as a part-time worker(in 36 reviews)

  • "Somewhat low pay but as expected of a summer research position(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company

      May 28, 2020 - Server in Vancouver, BC
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      Pros

      very supportive friendly working environment

      Cons

      low salary as a part-time worker

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    2. 4.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      Postdoc review

      Dec 10, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Vancouver, BC
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      Pros

      Great people, amazing place to work

      Cons

      Low salary, doesn’t match up the expensive city

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to work

      Sep 14, 2020 - Graduate Research Assistant 
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, great location, lots of vacation days

      Cons

      Low salary, some facilities need updating

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Recommended

      Aug 21, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      - A lot of opportunity to learn

      Cons

      - Low salary - Long and busy commute

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      UBC

      Jul 17, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Lynnwood, WA
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      Pros

      not many apart from flexible work schedule

      Cons

      a lot of cons such as low salary and short-term contracts

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Research Assistant

      Apr 4, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Beautiful campus and city, Top of the line equipment

      Cons

      Expensive to live, low salary

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Ok

      Apr 1, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Vancouver, BC
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      Pros

      Good place to work but not very collaborative environment

      Cons

      Low salary and postdoc are cheap labour

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Flexible Environment

      Mar 5, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      - I worked in a research lab so had very flexible schedules - generally friendly coworkers - many events for career development or engagement

      Cons

      - low salary - depending on the lab you work for, can be very micromanaging or impossible to get a hold of the supervisor - minimal opportunities for career advancement

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Pretty good university and work environment. Low salary.

      Feb 28, 2020 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Vancouver, BC
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      Pros

      Great place to live and nice work environment.

      Cons

      Low salary considering cost of living.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Work at UBC

      Jan 8, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible time. Good health benefits if you work more than 6 months.

      Cons

      Low salary. Employers are not caring about the waste of money in some meaningless researches!

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