US Department of the Interior
Happiness rating is 76 out of 100
4.1 out of 5 stars.
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US Department of the Interior Careers and Employment

Work happiness
Scores based on about 158 responses to Indeed's survey on work happiness
76
Work Happiness Score
Above average
Do people feel happy at work most of the time?
79
Purpose
Above average
Do people feel their work has a clear sense of purpose?
79
Learning
Above average
Do people feel they often learn something at work?

About the company

  • CEO
    David Bernhardt
  • Founded
    1849
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Industry
    Government & Public Administration
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Salaries

Salary estimated from 23K employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Popular Roles

Technician
$46,727 per year
Human Resources Specialist
$87,018 per year
Park Ranger
$55,884 per year
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Benefits

Employees at US Department of the Interior have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.

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Health insurance
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Paid time off
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Vision insurance
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Flexible spending account
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Life insurance
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Paid housing
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 1K reviews and is evolving.

4.3020174.1120184.0420193.8020203.602021

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Work & Life Balance

Reviews

Systems Administrator in Herndon, VA
on July 21, 2018
Productive
Working Department of Interior afford me the opportunity to learn new technology. Work with very energetic staff and compelled me to push more. Pleasant work place
Self Determination Specialist / BIA in Carson City, NV
on May 17, 2021
Trained supervisors, job training are non-existent. Management team are lifers who dislike new people coming in. Will make your work environment hostile.
Park Ranger in Yellowstone National Park, WY
on April 16, 2021
Good work, difficult to get your foot in the door. Once you have a seasonal position, can move around to different parks if you are interested in that. Moving to full time, permanent is very difficult and can be tough since most positions already have a candidate in mind before the posting.
GIS Analyst in Lakewood, CO
on March 15, 2021
It was a good job. Work life Balance was great. Job was in Denver so it was little tricky to say the pay was good due to cost of living going up rampant in Denver Metro.
Field Supervisor for 2020 US Census in Oldtown, ID
on March 5, 2021
independent work schedule. Paid overtime if needed without questions. Trusted employees to do jobs with minimal supervision but always there to help.
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Questions and answers

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Interview insights

Insights from 154 Indeed users who have interviewed with US Department of the Interior within the last 5 years.

Favorable experience
Interview is average
Process takes more than one month

Interview Questions

Not many - they rely on an extremely detailed and long resume and questionnaire submitted on USAjobs.gov

Shared on December 29, 2018

No interview.

Shared on June 23, 2018

I believe the objective was to determine how deferential I would be to the Regional Solicitor.

Shared on November 21, 2017
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