Wackenhut security has received ratings ranging from good and very good to outstanding from the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration while receiving an overall rating of three out of five stars from employees on GlassDoor.com. Wackenhut is a government security contractor based in Jupiter, Florida.
Wackenhut is graded and paid on a scale from 1 to 100 where the grade reflects the percentage of the initial fee that is ultimately paid. In 2008, working for the NNSA, Wackenhut was paid 96 percent of its initially offered fee which is considered outstanding. In a 2013 contract with the DOE, Wackenhut was paid 88 percent of its initially offered fee which was considered very good. Wackenhut is a subsidiary of G4S Secure Solutions.