University of California Berkeley http://www.berkeley.edu

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Women's Job Satisfaction

(5=very satisfied)
80%say women are treated fairly
and equally to men
40%would recommend
to other women
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    Madam SPG StaffStudent Services

    Negotiate for a bigger salary up front because it's very challenging to get any kind of raise once you're in the job; most people get substantial raises by moving to a higher ranked position within the university. Also, when you start they offer to let you sign up for their supplemental disability insurance without having to apply -- DO IT. I did not and regret it. This is the thing that actually gives you some $$ during maternity leave (because pregnancy is considered a "disability"). The UC doesn't pay anything! All you get is the FMLA 12 weeks of unpaid leave. You have to make up the 12 weeks somehow out of your sick/vacation/disability pay. You have to pay for the disability insurance, but to my mind, it's worth it.

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    Lady anon630

    The environment is pretty friendly and open here, and your work speaks louder than anything else. Your level of happiness is likely to depend more on innate stesses of the job (whether you are tenure-track or not), than on dealing with sexism. Overall, a good environment to foster learning.

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    Lady fairygawde$$ Program AssistantHaas School of Business

    I worked here for a little over a year. Women make up the majority of the non-academic staff and the discrepancy in pay between the two groups is thoroughly demoralizing and increasing every year. There's a gender and class issue that makes this place absolutely depressing.

Crowdsourced Employer Benefits

  • Median / Consensus
  • 3

    PTO / Vacation Allowance (weeks)

  • 3

    Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)

  • 6

    Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)

  • ?

    Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)

Flextime, Healthcare, On-Site Childcare, 401k and more...

How do women feel about working at University of California Berkeley? 80% think they are treated fairly and equally to men. 40% would recommend University of California Berkeley to other women, and women have a job satisfaction rating of 3.2 out of 5. What are the benefits at University of California Berkeley? University of California Berkeley offers 3 weeks of paid maternity leave, 6 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, healthcare, flextime, 401-k matching and on-site childcare. These benefits are based on tips anonymously submitted by University of California Berkeley employees.

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