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Working At Optum

Zippia Score 4.5

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Optum Overview

Industry

Health Care Providers & Services

Organization Type

Private

Employees

1,000

Headquarters

Eden Prairie, MN

Website

optum.com

Website

optum.com



Founded in

2009

Revenue

$147.1M

Key People

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About Optum

Optum, a part of UnitedHealth Group, is a pharmacy benefit manager and care services group operating across 150 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

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Optum, a part of UnitedHealth Group, is a pharmacy benefit manager and care services group operating across 150 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

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What Is

Optum's Mission Statement

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To help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

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What is it like to work at Optum

What Do You Like About Working There?

The co workers.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Management lost sight of the company’s core values.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

PTO and medical.. Show More

5.0

October 23, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Having Work life balance, open communication, learning opportunities.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Not applicable.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Having the opportunity to work from home when necessary.. Show More

3.0

October 17, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

The work and my co workers.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

not as employee centered as it used to be.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

PTO/benefits.. Show More

3.0

October 10, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Aspiring to transform into a modern tech company.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Management capabilities are miss aligned with aspirations... Show More

1.0

October 10, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Nothing other then working from home.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Everything!! Management could care less about employees with a grade 24 or below. Their core initiatives are Wasting time, Mediocrity, and treating employees who aren’t in management like crap.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Working from home.. Show More

3.0

September 28, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

lots to learn across various parts of the business.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

politics of working for a large company.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

stock purchasing plan, mission to make a difference.. Show More

3.0

September 27, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

My team members are great. We always work together.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Not being appreciated, or being acknowledged for what really matters. We are not treated as humans, but as a number.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Long hours and difficulty to get promoted without changing departments.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Employee stock purchasing program, 401k matching % rate, and $1 for $1 employer matching for employee giving... Show More

1.0

July 20, 2019 on Zippia

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Work from home.. Show More

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Cruel management.. Show More

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Work from home
Work from home
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Work from home.. Show More

What Do You Like About Working There?

I don't anymore. Used to be a cool place to work but last 2 years this place is in a screaming nose dive!.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Agile workspace. No more ability to work from home. Layoffs galore. Expectations of working 50+ hours per week. Outsourcing technical jobs overseas to incompetent technical staff... Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

PTO.. Show More

3.0

March 10, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Large company, a lot of opportunities.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Company is too large; talent mobility is challenging.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Employee Stock Purchase Plan.. Show More

5.0

March 10, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Great opportunity to innovate and learn, great team.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Constant change in leadership and direction.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Equity options.. Show More

1.0

March 4, 2019 on Zippia

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Nothing.. Show More

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Management really sucks in this organization.. Show More

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Nothing to really really like.. Show More

3.0

February 13, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

I really like the people. Very diverse pool of talent... Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

The recent layoffs... Show More

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Working from home.. Show More

5.0

July 30, 2018 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Great culture and mission driven - everyone who works here is friendly and passionate about the work we do... Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Nothing. I truly think it is an incredible company to work for and I wouldn't change a thing... Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Incredible PTO as an entry level employee.. Show More

5.0

July 18, 2018 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

It's good company .it has good working environment... Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Night shifts.one side cab facilities.ratings.while working hard... Show More

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Push / OT.holidays R&R ceremony.. Show More

Optum Employees

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Gender

Female

55.2%

Male

27.0%

Unknown

17.7%
Ethnicity

White

60.8%

Hispanic or Latino

15.9%

Black or African American

11.2%

Asian

8.5%

Unknown

3.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

78.0%

French

3.7%

Portuguese

1.8%

Vietnamese

1.8%

German

1.8%

Japanese

1.8%

Hindi

1.8%

Chinese

1.2%

Mandarin

1.2%

Swahili

0.6%

Dutch

0.6%

Swedish

0.6%

Ukrainian

0.6%

Russian

0.6%

Carrier

0.6%

Gujarati

0.6%

Tagalog

0.6%

Polish

0.6%

Korean

0.6%

Tibetan

0.6%
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Optum Careers

Average Length of Employment
Highmark 4.7 years
Aetna 4.2 years
Anthem 4.1 years
Cigna 3.6 years
McKesson 3.5 years
Apria Healthcare 3.2 years
HEALTHWAYS 2.9 years
Health First 2.8 years
UnitedHealth Group 2.7 years
Cerner 2.6 years
Lincare Holdings 2.5 years
Fidelis Care 2.3 years

Optum

1.7 years
Top Employers Before Optum
Walmart 17.6%
Convergys 12.0%
McDonald's 5.4%
Target 5.3%
CVS Health 3.9%
AT&T 3.4%
Xerox 3.3%
Sprint 3.1%
Citi 3.0%
Humana 2.6%
Aetna 2.3%
Top Employers After Optum
Walmart 9.5%
Convergys 8.3%
CVS Health 7.1%
Xerox 6.3%
Amazon 5.8%
CVS HLDGS 4.1%
Maximus 4.0%
State Farm 3.6%
Target 3.0%
Allstate 2.9%
Anthem 2.8%
AT&T 2.8%

Optum Employees Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

18.6%

Valencia College

13.2%

Central Piedmont Community College

10.8%

University of Central Florida

5.0%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

4.7%

Strayer University

4.2%

Kaplan University

4.1%

University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)

3.5%

Remington College

3.4%

El Centro College

3.2%

Ashford University

3.2%

Arizona State University

3.2%

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

3.2%

York Technical College

3.1%

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

3.1%

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

2.9%

Seminole State College

2.8%

The Academy

2.6%

University of North Texas

2.6%

Pennsylvania State University

2.5%
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Majors

Business

23.6%

Nursing

12.9%

Health Care Administration

8.5%

Pharmacy

6.5%

Computer Science

6.1%

Medical Assisting Services

6.0%

Psychology

4.5%

Accounting

3.5%

Criminal Justice

3.4%

Management

3.2%

General Studies

3.0%

Communication

2.9%

Computer Information Systems

2.5%

Marketing

2.3%

Information Technology

2.0%

Computer Engineering

1.9%

Engineering

1.9%

Education

1.8%

Cosmetology

1.8%

Finance

1.8%
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Degrees

Bachelors

32.2%

Other

26.3%

Masters

15.8%

Associate

14.2%

Certificate

5.5%

Diploma

3.1%

Doctorate

1.6%

License

1.2%
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Optum Employee Political Affiliation

Democratic Party

74.6%

Republican Party

23.3%

Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

0.5%

Independent

0.5%

Employee Political Donations

Name Job Title Party Donation
A BreitensteinExecutive $20,000Democratic Party
Steven LarsenExecutive $19,750Democratic Party
Andrew SlavittExecutive Vice President $6,000Democratic Party
James MittelbergerPhysician $5,650Democratic Party
John PrinceExecutive Vice President $5,000Republican Party
John LarsenExecutive $5,000Republican Party
Brian WengerLegal Compliance Officer $5,000Republican Party
Larry RenfroChief Executive Officer $5,000Democratic Party
Garell JordanExecutive Director $3,950Democratic Party
Lee ValentaExecutive $3,585Republican Party
Stephen WoodExecutive $3,162Democratic Party
Sarah IselinPresident $3,000Democratic Party
Frederick PrescottConsultant $2,784Democratic Party
Dave GoetzClient Management $2,700Democratic Party
Mark CaryActuary $2,700Republican Party
Amir RubinExecutive $2,700Democratic Party
Merritt Goetz JrVice President $2,700Democratic Party
Michael MichauxExecutive $2,500Republican Party
David CookClient Manager $2,500Democratic Party
Todd CozzensManager $2,500Republican Party
William MillerChief Executive Officer $2,500Republican Party
Mittelberger JamesPhysician $2,375Democratic Party
Marlene StevensBusiness Analyst $2,151Democratic Party
Bruce GrantComputer Programmer $2,150Democratic Party
Gretchen PetersVice President $2,000Democratic Party
Michael McGinnityHealthcare Management $2,000Republican Party
John LloydPhysician $2,000Republican Party
Steven McGlocklinPhysician $1,716Democratic Party
Wendy CarmaEpidemiologist $1,666Democratic Party
Amelia DullInformation Technology Manager $1,607Democratic Party
Rosemary ChackoPhysician $1,600Republican Party
Michael ArulfoOwner/Project Manager $1,537Democratic Party
Mittelberger MittelbergerPhysician $1,500Democratic Party
James RojeskiConsultant $1,500Democratic Party
Julie LarsonBusiness Analyst-Consultant $1,261Democratic Party
Jeffrey GoldbergBusiness Developer $1,200Democratic Party
Bob BraddickBusiness Advisor $1,100Democratic Party
David FoxSoftware Engineer $1,071Democratic Party
Michael HorowitzPhysician $1,000Democratic Party
Michael CunninghamSenior Vice President $1,000Republican Party
Earl HoffmanConsultant/Marketing Director $1,000Democratic Party
Paul EversonAccountant $1,000Democratic Party
Stacey MelnickNurse Practitioner $1,000Green Party
DAN EgelandCorporate Development Director $1,000Republican Party
Robert McBeathPhysician $1,000Republican Party
Jesse PetsonSenior Director $1,000Republican Party
Paul NielsenVice President, Technology $950Democratic Party
Mark WaldSoftware $855Democratic Party
Rebecca StobConsultant $800Democratic Party
Christopher RockettComputer Programmer $790Republican Party
Rebecca KaneMarketing $774Democratic Party
Robert TrompProject Manager $762Democratic Party
Barbara AmonsonAnalyst $750Democratic Party
Wendy CarmanEpidemiologist $702Democratic Party
Anna HarmatyInformation Technology Director $662Democratic Party
John PorterSystems Analyst $650Democratic Party
Nilabh SanatActuary $625Democratic Party
Deborah AdlerVice President $604Democratic Party
Kathleen KnowlanSystems Analyst $600Democratic Party
Samuel VannormanVice President $600Democratic Party
Terri HomanRegistered Nurse $594Democratic Party
Lloyd BrodskySolutions Architect $590Democratic Party
Bruce CoatsNurse $515Democratic Party
Karen WeidnerProduct Manager $500Democratic Party
Joanne PennSoftware Engineeer $500Democratic Party
Robert HughesManaging Director $500Republican Party
Donald TomaselloPhysician $500Republican Party
Ernest ValenteVice President $500Democratic Party
Ernest BarelaOperations Vice President $500Democratic Party
Brian PaulusConsultant-Application Development $500Democratic Party
Karen Neece PiacentiniSenior Vice President $500Democratic Party
Donald Gleason JrManaging Director $500Democratic Party
June BrophyInformation Technology Analyst $475Democratic Party
Stephen KlugherzInformation Technology Director $466Democratic Party
Sylvia ParkerNurse Practitioner $445Democratic Party
Andrew GreenoSenior Manager Of Business Operations $413Democratic Party
Ellen LidingtonTechnical Writer $400Democratic Party
Alan KendziorSystems Administrator $400Democratic Party
Allison TrippInformation Technology Technician $400Democratic Party
Susan PoulsenProduct Manager $400Republican Party
Jeffrey SmithMarketing $400Democratic Party
Fred BrodskyPhysician $378Democratic Party
Maria PerkinsSales Operations Specialist $375Democratic Party
Kristie PierceBusiness Analyst $369Democratic Party
Danny StollVice President $357Democratic Party
Angela DaileySolutions Marketing Manager $355Republican Party
Guy RamProject Manager $325Republican Party
Doug HauganConsultant $307Republican Party
George TremblayDirector $300Republican Party
Elly NacinovicManager $300Republican Party
Grant TaylorHealthcare Consultant $285Republican Party
JIM HookerBusiness Architect $283Democratic Party
Susan McBrideRegistered Nurse Case Manager $275Democratic Party
Laura BurkeMedical Coder $254Democratic Party
Jennifer WeinerBusiness Developer $250Republican Party
Mollie WarnitskyClient Services Manager $250Democratic Party
Gretchen PeterdVice President $250Democratic Party
Elizabeth LevinAccounts Receivable Supervisor $250Democratic Party
Mary KnaussPhysician $250Republican Party
Michael CartyPhysician $250Democratic Party
Todd PetersonEnterprise Architect $250Republican Party
William BonyunSales $250Republican Party
Eric PetersonAttorney $250Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
JAN EyerSenior Vice President $250Independent
Steven WesslingActuary $250Democratic Party
Mary WalkerSenior Relationship Manager $250Democratic Party
Kevin Van LoonDirector $250Republican Party
Michael BaileyMedical Director $242Democratic Party
James HarmonTrain Operations Manager $240Democratic Party
Katrina VickermanResearch Scientist $230Democratic Party
Cynthia GaudetteSoftware Developer $228Democratic Party
Shannon PetersonSenior Business Analyst $225Democratic Party
Lisa MehsikomerFinance $225Democratic Party
Barbara HoffmanActuary $225Democratic Party
ANN BoynerAdministrator $220Libertarian Party
Ardith FalknerSoftware Engineer $213Democratic Party
Rebecca GarzaSenior Project Manager $210Republican Party
Jay MeyerScientist $201Republican Party
Jamie LecarnerInformation Technology Project Manager $200Republican Party
Vinnie MercerData Analyst $190Democratic Party
Yvette EdmondsMedical Writer $188Democratic Party
Benjamin DurrFamily Nurse Practitioner $184Republican Party
Lisa KlevenRegistered Nurse $180Democratic Party
Sherri WittwerCommunications Project Manager $180Democratic Party
Brian DurbinSenior Systems Architect $175Republican Party
David BennionEngineer $170Republican Party
Gabe ShoreSoftware Product Manager $169Democratic Party
Karen HarteProject Manager $168Democratic Party
David RodriguezNurse Practitioner $160Democratic Party
Daniel TaborInformation Security Analyst $154Democratic Party
Matt DrawzHealth Care Administrator $150Democratic Party
Gregg MastorasVice President $150Democratic Party
Adam NettlesInformation Technology Technician $150Democratic Party
Bichquan NguyenNurse Practitioner $147Democratic Party
Paul ValdezDevelopment Manager $145Republican Party
Jasen SamfordTrainer $144Democratic Party
Lewis HorvitzPhysician $140Republican Party
Margaret RoloSales $130Democratic Party
Salma ChaudhurySystems Analyst $125Democratic Party
Carol OlsonProject Manager $125Democratic Party
Jennifer MilnerInstructional Design Consultant $120Democratic Party
Leann FekjanSenior Director $120Republican Party
Brian DerrSystems Analyst $111Democratic Party
Beth WilsonInformation Technology Technician $100Republican Party
Erik JohnsonDatabase Administrator $100Republican Party
Christopher HahnPharmacist Technician $80Republican Party
Cynthia DowningLegal Nurse Consultant $70Republican Party
Charles WackerSales $50Republican Party
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Optum Salaries

Vice PresidentSan Diego, CA $320,000
Vice PresidentEden Prairie, MN $290,000
Senior Director Of EngineeringEden Prairie, MN $195,000
Principle Software EngineerWashington, DC $170,000
Senior Director Of EngineeringWashington, DC $166,000
Chief Operating OfficerEden Prairie, MN $165,006
Senior DirectorEden Prairie, MN $165,006
Principal Software EngineerSchaumburg, IL $165,000
Principal Software EngineerChicago, IL $165,000
Senior Information Technology ManagerColumbia, MD $151,489
Information Technology ArchitectHartford, CT $150,717
Director Of StrategyAurora, CO $150,000
Senior Software Engineer ManagerRichardson, TX $147,500
General DirectorIrvine, CA $146,266
Principal ArchitectMinnetonka, MN $145,000
Principal ArchitectNovi, MI $145,000
Information Technology DirectorNovi, MI $145,000
Information Technology DirectorEden Prairie, MN $145,000
Information Technology DirectorSchaumburg, IL $142,523
Information Technology ArchitectEden Prairie, MN $142,000
Principal ArchitectEden Prairie, MN $142,000
Information Technology DirectorRidgefield, NJ $141,836
Senior Data ScientistBoston, MA $140,730
Sharepoint DeveloperMcLean, VA $140,345
Senior Consultant, Information TechnologyMinnetonka, MN $140,000
Senior Product ManagerWashington, DC $140,000
Information Technology ConsultantSanta Ana, CA $138,965
Information Technology DirectorSanta Ana, CA $138,715
Senior Development ConsultantCypress, CA $138,200
Administrative DirectorWashington, DC $137,000
Senior Development ConsultantBoston, MA $137,000
Software EngineerMcLean, VA $136,785
Director Of Economic DevelopmentSunnyvale, CA $136,781
Data ScientistRidgefield, NJ $136,449
Information Technology ConsultantMinnetonka, MN $135,000
Senior Consultant, Information TechnologyEden Prairie, MN $134,742
Senior Engineering ManagerRidgefield, NJ $134,210
Senior Engineering ManagerRidgefield, NJ $134,210
Senior Development ConsultantRidgefield, NJ $133,000
Devops EngineerBoston, MA $132,808
Oracle Database AdministratorWashington, DC $132,600
Senior ManagerSchaumburg, IL $132,558
Software Engineer LeadSanta Ana, CA $132,392
Senior Software EngineerBoston, MA $131,747
Senior Software EngineerColumbia, MD $131,268
Senior Software EngineerLinthicum, MD $131,268
Senior Software EngineerWashington, DC $130,306
Business Solutions ArchitectEden Prairie, MN $130,000
Information Technology ConsultantRidgefield, NJ $130,000
Information Technology DirectorRocky Hill, CT $130,000
Reliability EngineerAustin, TX $130,000
Data EngineerWashington, DC $130,000
Lead TechnicianGlen Allen, VA $130,000
Senior Manager-SystemsColumbia, MD $129,428
Principal EngineerRidgefield, NJ $129,311
Manager Applications DevelopmentBoston, MA $128,000
Information Technology ConsultantEden Prairie, MN $127,941
Information Technology DirectorIrvine, CA $126,630
Consultant-Application DevelopmentCypress, CA $126,630
Network ArchitectLeander, TX $126,250
Senior Software EngineerRichardson, TX $126,235
Senior Software EngineerAustin, TX $126,000
Integration ArchitectEden Prairie, MN $125,000
ArchitectEden Prairie, MN $125,000
ArchitectEden Prairie, MN $125,000
Senior Software EngineerMinnetonka, MN $125,000
Senior Systems TechnicianEden Prairie, MN $125,000
Client Solution ExecutiveWashington, DC $125,000
Business AnalystColumbia, MD $125,000
Information Technology ManagerRidgefield, NJ $125,000
Security EngineerRidgefield, NJ $124,484
Software Engineer-ConsultantSan Diego, CA $124,155
Software EngineerLinthicum, MD $124,146
Software Engineer LeadSchaumburg, IL $124,037
Data ArchitectNY $124,000
Manager Applications DevelopmentEden Prairie, MN $124,000
Senior Java DeveloperColumbia, MD