Compare Peace Corps vs U.S. Department of State BETA

See how U.S. Department of State vs. Peace Corps compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1269 reviews)
3.7
(based on 1012 reviews)
Career Opportunities
4.0
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
3.8
Work-life balance
3.6
3.5
Senior Management
3.3
2.9
Culture & Values
4.3
3.4
CEO Approval
Peace Corps Ceo Carrie Hessler-Radelet
96%Carrie Hessler-Radelet
U.S. Department of State Ceo Mike Pompeo
60%Mike Pompeo
% Recommend to a friend
86%
73%
Positive Business Outlook
53%
40%

Salaries

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$323/mo
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$77,326/yr
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$112,695/yr
FSO18 Salaries
$92,989/yr
Program Analyst24 Salaries
$99,323/yr
Senior Advisor14 Salaries
$151,162/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"New language"(in 87 reviews)
"Learn a new"(in 50 reviews)
"Foreign service"(in 58 reviews)
Cons
"Isolation"(in 64 reviews)
"Living conditions"(in 29 reviews)
"Foreign service"(in 68 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 38 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great mission"Nov 3, 2019

Current Employee - CDO

I have been working at Peace Corps full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

mission driven organization with important goals

Cons

bureaucracy and churn of political appointees who do not have agency experience

"Good Experience"Oct 29, 2019

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at U.S. Department of State

Pros

Get to see how a government agency is run.

Cons

There wasn't much work given. Often not busy enough.

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