Compare California Highway Patrol vs Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department BETA

See how working at California Highway Patrol vs. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at California Highway Patrol vs. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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California Highway Patrol

Employee Ratings

  • California Highway Patrol scored higher in 3 areas: Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 71 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 72 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.0
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than California Highway Patrol employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than California Highway Patrol employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
3.1
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than California Highway Patrol employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.5
Senior Management
2.8
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than California Highway Patrol employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
California Highway Patrol Ceo Joe Farrow
75%
75%Joe Farrow
California Highway Patrol employees rated their CEO Approval 29% higher than Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Ceo Jim McDonnell
46%
46%Jim McDonnell
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
49%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than California Highway Patrol employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
California Highway Patrol employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has 4 more total submitted salaries than California Highway Patrol.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Police Officer9 Salaries
$108,663/yr
Officer12 Salaries
$105,672/yr
Office Technician3 Salaries
$3,264/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Deputy Sheriff39 Salaries
$86,510/yr
Custody Assistant5 Salaries
$62,075/yr
Administrative Assistant1 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great pay" was the most mentioned Pro at California Highway Patrol.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at California Highway Patrol.
  • "Law enforcement" was the most mentioned Con at Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Pros
Pros
"Great pay"(in 8 reviews)
"Pay and benefits"(in 7 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 13 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 4 reviews)
"Great people"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
"Law enforcement"(in 3 reviews)
"Civilian"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review
"Jcareer review"Feb 10, 2021

Current Employee - Officer

I have been working at California Highway Patrol full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Job security, retirement, salary, changes daily

Cons

Shift work which takes it toll on your life and family.

Former Employee - Deputy Sheriff

I worked at Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department full-time

Pros

Amazing! Great benefits but the schedule is tough

Cons

Scheduling is tough and expectations are very high

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