County of San Diego Employee Reviews about "pay is low"

Updated May 6, 2021

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75 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits: pension, healthcare, retirement(in 29 reviews)

  • "Good benefits working with the county, and a stable paycheck(in 24 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Bureaucracy and red tape that is found in government can make it difficult to affect change(in 8 reviews)

  • "Too much upper management control(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work and nice location next to the ocean

      May 3, 2021 - Student Worker in San Diego, CA
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      Pros

      The location was downtown and right next to the water and the grounds also included parks.

      Cons

      No cons for this job.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Working for County of San Diego

      May 2, 2021 - Residential Care Worker in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits and salaries. Paid family leave.

      Cons

      I only had good experiences there.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Retirement Organization

      May 6, 2021 - Building Maintenance Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Hours, overtime when you want, pension, and decent benefits cost.

      Cons

      Pay in trades is less then other local government organizations. Everybody seems to be happy with status quo.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Amazing Environment!

      Apr 29, 2021 - Office Assistant in San Diego, CA
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      Pros

      Supportive staff and good supervision!

      Cons

      Interview process could be a little faster and more responsible.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Friendly, approachable, always courteous, professional and Patient

      Apr 24, 2021 - Supervisor in San Diego, CA
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      Pros

      Friendly, approachable, always courteous, professional and Patient

      Cons

      Can be hit hard in a Crisis. Just like any company--public or private.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Best job ever

      Apr 28, 2021 - Auditor in San Diego, CA
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      Pros

      Benefits, work schedule, culture, security, lots of growth opportunities

      Cons

      Slow to adapt to technology

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Ideal Workplace for Anyone Interested in Public Health, Administration, or Public Policy

      Apr 21, 2021 - Undergraduate Intern in San Diego, CA
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      Pros

      Very close-knit environment with many opportunities to learn from management, and also diverse community

      Cons

      Onboarding process for a single job position can last from 3-6 months due to background checks, etc.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Review

      Mar 26, 2021 - Administrative Secretary III in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stability, Great Benefits, Great Relationships, Gain a Variety of Work Experience when working at other parts of the County

      Cons

      Unfair Management in some areas, stressful environment, too much work, workload is not equal, micromanaged in some areas,

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      All good

      Apr 24, 2021 - HHSA in San Diego, CA
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      Pros

      Great company to work for.

      Cons

      No Cons that I know of yet.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not a bad place to start

      May 4, 2021 - Contractor in San Diego, CA
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      Pros

      Benefits are good and the work environment it safe

      Cons

      Not a lot of room to move up

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