Compare Illinois State vs State of Illinois BETA

See how State of Illinois vs. Illinois State compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 275 reviews)
3.4
(based on 254 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.9
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
3.9
Work-life balance
4.3
3.7
Senior Management
3.9
2.8
Culture & Values
4.4
2.9
CEO Approval
Illinois State Ceo Larry Dietz
100%Larry Dietz
State of Illinois Ceo Bruce Rauner
28%Bruce Rauner
% Recommend to a friend
96%
67%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
56%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
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$71,051/yr
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$9/hr
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$8/hr
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$32,325/yr
HR Representative6 Salaries
$62,437/yr
Office Assistant12 Salaries
$32,824/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Work environment"(in 22 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 16 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 17 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 14 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 16 reviews)
"No cons"(in 10 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 10 reviews)
"Governor"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Biologist

I worked at Illinois State full-time for less than a year

Pros

University staff are helpful and the opportunities for work are exciting

Cons

As with many state universities, there is a lot of bureacracy to work through.

Former Contractor - Staff Attorney

I worked at State of Illinois for more than a year

Pros

Lots of good benefits (if you are salaried), low-stress work environment

Cons

Lower pay than in private practice, high turnover due to political changes/control

Job Postings