Compare City of Houston vs Cook County (Illinois) BETA

See how Cook County (Illinois) vs. City of Houston compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 325 reviews)
3.1
(based on 83 reviews)
Career Opportunities
2.6
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
4.1
Work-life balance
3.5
3.8
Senior Management
2.6
2.7
Culture & Values
2.8
2.9
CEO Approval
City of Houston Ceo Sylvester Turner
64%Sylvester Turner
Cook County (Illinois) Ceo Toni Preckwinkle
56%Toni Preckwinkle
% Recommend to a friend
56%
65%
Positive Business Outlook
42%
42%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Director7 Salaries
$138,824/yr
Staff Analyst6 Salaries
$85,988/yr
Financial Analyst III4 Salaries
$59,737/yr
Contract Negotiator3 Salaries
$66,052/yr
Analyst2 Salaries
$74,191/yr
Accounting1 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Good benefits"(in 35 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 27 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 14 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 12 reviews)
"Low morale"(in 7 reviews)
"Hard to move"(in 3 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Compliance Officer

I have been working at City of Houston full-time for more than a year

Pros

Quite responsive to their employees

Cons

Professional growth stifling is a major concern

Former Intern - Student Administrative Aid

I worked at Cook County (Illinois) for less than a year

Pros

The people in my department were motivated and passionate. They were always willing to assist me whenever I asked. They also trusted me with important work.

Cons

Apparently, other departments in Cook County are not as motivated or passionate about the work they do. Other aids are sometimes not trusted with completing important work.

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