Air Force Reserve Reviews

Updated 27 Jul 2020

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44 Ratings
  1. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Officer 

    I worked at Air Force Reserve part-time

    Pros

    Good job, great place to be.

    Cons

    No cons for the air force.

  2. "It was good experience."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bioenvironmental Engineering Technician 

    I worked at Air Force Reserve part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It’s part time pay. Great medical benefits at a fraction of civilian cost. GI Bill for active duty time. Military experience.

    Cons

    Not much to do as a BIO reservist. Never deployed or had special duties. Go active if you want the real deal.


  3. "Military/Civilian Life Balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Command Post Controller in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends

    I have been working at Air Force Reserve part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Military Experience and Training Pay Opportunities to travel and Deploy without full-time commitment.

    Cons

    Expected to be trained and certified like full-time active duty counterparts, but in less than half the time to accomplish everything.

  4. "Excellent place for growth"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pilot 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air Force Reserve full-time

    Pros

    work-life balance, career progression, compensation

    Cons

    oftentimes working at all hours of the day

  5. "Not the best"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Cyber Warfare Operator in Zionsville, IN

    I have been working at Air Force Reserve part-time

    Pros

    Good training, good certifications, good health care.

    Cons

    Terrible politics, slow budget, slow response.

  6. "Extra Money"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - First Sergeant in Burlington, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Air Force Reserve full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Free educational benefits, extra income, opportunity to do full time work, promotion

    Cons

    Possible deployments and separation from loved ones

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  7. "EOD"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Explosive Ordnance Disposal 

    I have been working at Air Force Reserve part-time

    Pros

    A job like no other that has 0 cons.

    Cons

    there is nothing bad about the job

  8. "Part of a family"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - KC-10 Instructor Pilot 

    I have been working at Air Force Reserve part-time

    Pros

    Every time I show up to work I feel like I’m going to work with close friends and family.

    Cons

    There are limited full-time positions, however I didn’t join this unit to find a full-time position.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "It's a great field to be in and transfer well in the civilian world."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - EMT in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air Force Reserve part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefit (e.g Health care, service to the nation)

    Cons

    The pay for some career field is a bit low compare to that in the civilian.

  10. "Excellent career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - E7 - Air Force - Master Sergeant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Air Force Reserve full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job safety, team atmosphere, great benefits

    Cons

    No freedom of choice When deciding when/where to move

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