Compare Caltrans vs California Department of Health Services BETA

See how working at Caltrans vs. California Department of Health Services 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 Caltrans vs. California Department of Health Services. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Caltrans

Employee Ratings

  • Caltrans scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 280 reviews)
Caltrans employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than California Department of Health Services employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 66 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Caltrans employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than California Department of Health Services employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Caltrans employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than California Department of Health Services employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Caltrans Ceo 	Malcolm Dougherty
84%
84% Malcolm Dougherty
Caltrans employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than California Department of Health Services employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
California Department of Health Services Ceo Jennifer Kent
81%
81%Jennifer Kent
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Caltrans employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than California Department of Health Services employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Caltrans employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than California Department of Health Services employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Caltrans has 649 more total submitted salaries than California Department of Health Services.
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What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Caltrans.
  • "Great place" was the most mentioned Pro at California Department of Health Services.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Con at Caltrans.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at California Department of Health Services.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 24 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 23 reviews)
Pros
"Great place"(in 5 reviews)
"Job security"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work environment"(in 12 reviews)
"Private sector"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 7 reviews)
"Red tape"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great work"Nov 26, 2020

Current Employee - Senior Biologist

I have been working at Caltrans full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Wonderful place to growth and enhance your career.

Cons

The are equity driven and this promoting useless people sometimes.

Advice to Management

Do not embrace equity.

"Great"Oct 16, 2020

Former Employee - Assistant

I worked at California Department of Health Services part-time

Pros

Great place and friendly staff

Cons

Don’t have any it was great there

Advice to Management

None

Job Postings

Caltrans has 65 more recently posted open jobs than California Department of Health Services.