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Updated Jun 29, 2022

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3.5
65%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
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City of Houston Mayor/Executive Officer Sylvester Turner (no image)
Sylvester Turner
187 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great job

    May 19, 2022 - Operation Technician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, great staff, experience

    Cons

    Low pay but it’s good experience

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Financial Analyst

    Jun 29, 2022 - SAP FICO 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Providing housing to low-income households.

    Cons

    The need to have better pay packages.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Stable

    Jun 28, 2022 - Sr. Graphic Designer in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great benefits and flexible schedualing

    Cons

    little room for development and growth

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Benefits

    Jun 19, 2022 - Administrative Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, amazing people, and I cannot stress the benefits enough...

    Cons

    Monotonous work, no telecommuting option for the moment, horrible communication.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good Job

    Jun 16, 2022 - Lib Service 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Daylight hours,working with the public

    Cons

    Low pay,no benefits for part time.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Let down

    Apr 24, 2022 - Administrative Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Having regular schedule M through F with weekends off. Remote work was perfect. Now commute disruption of work life balance. Some of the benefits for retirement. Health benefits so-so.

    Cons

    Lack of communication. Lack of management leadership. Lack of motivation and morale in employees roles, with exception of wanna be managers whose MO is pretty shallow and power focused. Too political and gossipy. Favoritism dictates future.

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  7. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    GWB employee

    Jun 29, 2022 - Equipment Operator 2 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Uniforms. Plenty of parking. Decent salary.

    Cons

    No overtime. Not so good equipment.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great benefits and work life balance

    Jun 8, 2022 - Business Development Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Strong culture with a dedication to work Life Balance

    Cons

    Large organization so you may get lost

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Goverment entity

    May 13, 2022 - Systems Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, and PTO policy (Many Holidays)

    Cons

    There is not a clear path to continue growing. I considered myself a high performer even in a private setting, but was denied multiple opportunities to advance professionally.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    BENEFITS

    May 31, 2022 - Administrative Supervisor II 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, pension, accumulated time off.

    Cons

    Upward promotional ability is difficult

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City of Houston Reviews FAQs

City of Houston has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 613 reviews left anonymously by employees. 65% of employees would recommend working at City of Houston to a friend and 62% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, City of Houston employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at City of Houston. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

65% of City of Houston employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated City of Houston 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at City of Houston to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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