King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Employee Reviews about "good salary"

Updated 5 May 2020

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  1. "visiting student"

    5.0
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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommends

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

    Pros

    - good salary, technology, environment

    Cons

    too much bureaucracy for the admission

  2. "Good in general"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Jeddah
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary, good family life, and also generous for spouse can work as PTSA

    Cons

    boring weekend, no too many places to go, especially for single

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  3. "Excellent work-life balance"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Clinical Psychologist in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent work-life balance, high standard and challenging job, good salary

    Cons

    It's location is far from Jeddah

  4. "PhD student at KAUST"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary, great opportunities for research

    Cons

    Difficult life in Saudi Arabia

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    "Senior specialist"

    3.0
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

    Pros

    good salary good sports facility

    Cons

    very staborn structure, not recommeded

  6. "Working at KAUST"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Jeddah

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    excellent facilities Excellent working atmosphere International community Active social life Good salary

    Cons

    Climate delay in procurement and supply of goods

  7. "Great place to do a PhD"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - PhD 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    State of the art equipment Great salary Good facilities

    Cons

    Annoying rules, poor teaching quality in some courses.

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "Promising"

    5.0
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    Research Assistant in Saskatoon, SK
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology for more than a year

    Pros

    High qualified professors/teachers, scientist and lab technicians. Good salary. Free tuition. Free housing. Free health insurance. Free yearly air-ticket to home country.

    Cons

    It is too far from the nearest city Jeddah. It would take 2 hours to go there.

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  9. "good salary and benefits, but shared accommodation if single"

    4.0
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    Former Contractor - POst-doc 

    I worked at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology for less than a year

    Pros

    Good salary Free accommodation Great research facilities

    Cons

    Single postdocs are obliged to share their accommodation with 2 other same-gender people There is a clear lack of competency and maintenance on numerous instruments, which makes high quality work a long battle

  10. "PhD Student"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Excellent funding for research -Good salary, housing and healthcare benefits -International and vibrant community

    Cons

    -Slow and unreliable procurement service -Isolated campus

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