Working at Tesla: Company Overview and Reviews

2516 reviews
Tesla Ratings
Average rating of 2516 reviews on Indeed
2.9Work-Life Balance
3.7Pay & Benefits
2.9Job Security & Advancement
Palo Alto, CA
$5B to $10B (USD)
Industrial Manufacturing

Popular jobs at Tesla

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Production Associate
52 Salaries reported
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Sales Consultant
6 Salaries reported
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Field Technician
36 Salaries reported
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Product Specialist
6 Salaries reported
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Customer Specialist
6 Salaries reported
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Of the employees are satisfied about their pay
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Overall Reviews at Tesla

Site Superintendent | Fresno, CA | Feb 18, 2020
Great place
Great culture, amazing benefits, great people, safety first, amazing products and people to with and along. I worked there for 8 years and want to go back.
Production Assembler | Energy, IL | Oct 8, 2019
hard labor with difficulties
I discovered that they promote leads and supers based on their ability to spy backstab and brown-nose their way up. I kept moving on the same level because of the changeability of the company and upper-level staff leaving or changing positions. Although the benefits are great the work we do and the stress we go through is very hard on body and mind. They keep pushing people to go beyond the safe work levels and beyond medical restrictions.
Proscoffee tea and cereal free in break room.
Delivery Coordinator | San Diego, CA | Feb 21, 2019
Decent Job
Good learning experience, met a lot of great and passionate people. They tend to dispose of you as soon as they don't need you anymore because they are still a company looking to cut costs at every corner.
Operations Associate | Fremont, CA | Jan 10, 2020
Nice while it lasted
I worked at Dumbarton Circle right before they closed down the campus. Place was nice, loved the cafeteria. Good coffee and loved the fruit infused water. And they had a cafe & breakfast bar.
Sales Advisor | Tampa, FL | Oct 1, 2019
Don't work here
They work you 60+ hours yet never any raises or never moving up. And they under pay like no tomorrow. They move any one up that they feel like is a friend or a teacher's pet.
ProsHealth care
Event Coordinator | Woodland Hills, CA | Sep 4, 2018
Incredibly positive!
The mission is embedded into every coworkers/management team. The company has weekly meetings to create a more proactive team and mindset, everyone is very open to new ideas and the ability to move up is solely on you. Met people who were promoted quickly because of dedication and ideas while others there for just money. Great company, great benefits, great mission.
ProsWonderful work environment, pay, and coworkers. Very positive overall.
ConsYou’ll call find yourself overworking.
Senior Manufacturing Engineer | Fremont, CA | Apr 17, 2018
A challenging place which grows your skill to get things done
Tesla is an OK place to work. Good part is they make each person responsible which grooms one to prove his/her talent and skills. Bad part is there is no work/life balance and management does not have a certain direction, Decisions keep changing from top management on daily basis,
Customer Service Representative | Tampa, FL | Nov 18, 2019
Relaxing atmosphere
Great job. The culture was nice. The managers were young and very involved. Communication was great. The atmosphere was very relaxing and there was no micromanaging.
Senior Engineering Technician | Fremont, CA | Nov 12, 2019
Exciting and Fast-paced!
The culture is exciting, every day everyone is striving for excellence in a competitive marketplace and the enjoyment of reaching our goals as a company and individually is awesome!
Machine Operator | Fremont, CA | Sep 24, 2019
Good place to work and Tesla always focused on safety.
Learned a lot while working at Tesla. Everyone strived for the same goal which made for a good environment to work in. Almost everyday was a new learning experience that kept me on my toes.

Questions And Answers about Tesla

What advice would you give the CEO of Tesla about how to improve it?
Asked Jul 14, 2018
Provide real time on the job training, not just online. Consider apprenticeship or mentor ship for all locations and levels; Make reference materials easy to locate and maintain them in one location, not several. Hold meetings; Talk with your teams more about what is actually happening and why; Give guidance when needed; Communicate clearly with all; Send an email to all at a location when new people start, leave or have a new position; Tell staff when visitors are present and why; allow all interested to attend scheduled meetings to learn more, collaborate, brainstorm and build relationships; Communicate clearly, openly, honestly and all over to ensure employees are aware of current status, expectations, future vision; Celebrate and communicate positive things when they occur; Provide valid feedback; Have peer reviews and reviews from subordinate employees for managerial positions to truly learn which ones are successful and those that are not
Answered Mar 7, 2020
Tesla needs to unionize
Answered Oct 12, 2019
How are the working hours at Tesla?
Asked Jul 14, 2016
FYI, I do not work for Tesla at this time but, if you’re looking to get into the automotive industry you will make a great living. You will work more hours but, for those with a good work ethic in most cases I believe you will get more than you put in.
Answered Jan 24, 2019
I got an email to pick my start date. I choose January 21. Now I got a call stating the company is pushing back our start date and they won’t know when. It frustrates me!
Answered Jan 18, 2019
If you were in charge, what would you do to make Tesla a better place to work?
Asked Nov 14, 2019
Add structure and a solid training platform
Answered Mar 6, 2020
I would create better class room training for all new hires on each department
Answered Mar 4, 2020
Is there staffing agencies where you can apply from and start working at Tesla or does it have to be directly from Tesla?
Asked Jan 27, 2017
Phone number to call tesla
Answered Jan 8, 2019
Most recently both Balance Staffing and Nelson Staffing have been hiring for the Fremont, CA location on Indeed.
Answered Sep 18, 2018
What is the most stressful part about working at Tesla?
Asked Nov 4, 2018
No structure. You make things up as you go.
Answered Mar 6, 2020
Ever changing procedures.
Answered Mar 4, 2020