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State of Utah Reviews

Updated January 23, 2015
Updated January 23, 2015
72 Reviews
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Pros
  • Progressive technology, great team of people to work with, good benefits (in 9 reviews)

  • Great Benefits with opportunities to anvance and diversify (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Pay is low, not a lot of growth opportunities (in 7 reviews)

  • The salary as a state employee is far below what would be expected in the private sector (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good Place, not great money

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Utah

    Pros

    Good benefits, good work environment.

    Cons

    Utah tends to pay the bottom of the pay window.

  2.  

    Very good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Utah

    Pros

    Benefits, plenty of time off, good health benefits

    Cons

    no bonuses, no company paid holidays

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think management is really good at identifying and promoting talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Director

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Utah

    Pros

    Nice place to work for now

    Cons

    Good be better if try more

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  5.  

    Great team of people to work with.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at State of Utah full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Progressive technology, great team of people to work with, good benefits.

    Cons

    Salaries lower than private sector.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    General Services Tech

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Services Technician in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - General Services Technician in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at State of Utah full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    There are good benefits once you get them

    Cons

    No growth, supervisors are not very intelligent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn what a manager is supposed to do.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Extremely stable, little opportunity.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Office Technician in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Office Technician in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at State of Utah full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employees of the State of Utah receive great health benefits and a 401k with great matching offerings. The locations of the offices in Salt Lake are great and provide parking in the downtown area that are available after hours.

    Cons

    Terrible pay, extremely slow and few advancement opportunities. Much like advancement, it takes forever for people that deserve to be fired to be let go.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get out from under the shell and make the necessary waves to motivate and reward your workforce.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Good but not great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Wildland Firefighter in Draper, UT
    Current Employee - Wildland Firefighter in Draper, UT

    I have been working at State of Utah part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience on fire. Good people in high places. The two guys that run the place are good people and great to work with when you get the chance.

    Cons

    lower management no good. This is hard to get by because you spend months together out on fires. I did two seasons with 3 different crew bosses. Did not have one crew boss who was good to work for. We had lots of experience on different fires but it was hard with difficult crew bosses.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    change lower management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Business Analyst

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at State of Utah full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Long-term stability; insurance benefits are good

    Cons

    salary isn't as good as it should be

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Red Tape

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State of Utah full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You knew who the "good people" were... those with souls.

    Cons

    Abandon all hope yee who enter here. ....

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seriously.... ?

    Doesn't Recommend
  11.  

    Government

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Analyst II in South Salt Lake, UT
    Current Employee - IT Analyst II in South Salt Lake, UT

    I have been working at State of Utah full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Job Security is very good

    Cons

    Best employees do not always advance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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