Planned Parenthood Employee Reviews about "low pay"

Updated Oct 13, 2020

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Planned Parenthood Acting President and CEO Alexis McGill Johnson
Alexis McGill Johnson
39 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working for an innovative health care provider(in 36 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and flexibility of schedule if in administrative offices(in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay typical of non-profit with shoestring staffing(in 53 reviews)

  • "The environment can be chaotic due to outside political factors and typical challenges of a non-profit like staffing levels and compensation(in 32 reviews)

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  1. "meaningful work but not amazing pay"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Planned Parenthood, Health Center Assistant in Eugene, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    meaningful work to participate in and healthy working atmosphere

    Cons

    low pay and little benefits

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  2. "Great cause, terrible treatment."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Health Educator 
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Independence to work on individual projects; fun community networking and events; liberty to join boards/coalitions; discounted healthcare services.

    Cons

    Low pay scale for education/experience; stressful work environment; lack of professional development opportunities; pay disparities between frontline staff and executives; lack of checks/balances with top authority employees.


  3. "Casual atmosphere, inclusive culture"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Support a mission you are passionate about

    Cons

    Low pay typical of non-profit with shoestring staffing.

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  4. "review"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - R N 

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers, rewarding, accrued PTO, mission

    Cons

    low pay, some safety concerns for workers

  5. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood

    Pros

    Love working for this company

    Cons

    Low pay $1,000 per year stipend

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Toxic environment and low enthusiasm"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Facilities in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Not too many good things to say about this place but I do consider some of my coworkers family

    Cons

    Low pay they say because we are a nonprofit but the executive still seem compensated well. Dr. Wen was a great president for the company but she only lasted about a week because they didn’t agree with the direction she wanted to go.

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  7. "Loved my job there, not the pay. (Nonprofit)"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Community Health Educator in Santa Ana, CA

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fulfilling, kind, equal, ambitious, ethical

    Cons

    Low pay for most employees while top of the company makes a lot of money, especially for a non-profit.

  8. "Great Place"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Health Center Manager in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good support from staff and admin

    Cons

    low pay, not much time off

  9. "would not recommend"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Do Not Wish to Share 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    The mission and health care impact are meaningful and needed. Good amount of time off and benefits.

    Cons

    Extremely toxic work environment, very high staff turn over, low pay, ample labor law violations, and discrimination of protected classes and cover ups. Low work place morale.

  10. "Stamina, patience and thick skin needed"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redding, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing co-workers, touching the lives of patients, being a part of an important cause.

    Cons

    Extremely low pay for the work being done, rare and meager raises, long hours, little appreciation from management and very little consistency in policy enforcement.

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