State of Alabama Reviews

Updated Mar 2, 2021

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State of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (no image)
Robert Bentley
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  • "Low pay, not enough work to keep it interesting every single day(in 8 reviews)

  • "No room for salary negotiation but that is the case for state employment(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great opportunity"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Financial Support Worker in Montgomery, AL
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    -salary was good for entry-level -training was thorough -environment was supportive

    Cons

    There were really no cons.

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  2. "Decent benefits but awful pay"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - ASA I in Montgomery, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Alabama full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Health insurance, holidays, wellness center, PTO accrual

    Cons

    Pay is awful and a lot of nepotism.

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  3. "Good long term job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Auditor in Montgomery, AL

    I have been working at State of Alabama full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are pretty good here.

    Cons

    Slow advancement in job opportunities.

  4. "Great Benefits"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Jackson, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Alabama full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and holidays. Increase in time off after 5 years and also a stipend for longevity after 5 years.

    Cons

    Work sometimes for people who know WAY less than you do and are making 5 times your salary.

  5. "Great benefits"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Auditor in Montgomery, AL

    I worked at State of Alabama full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits like most state agencies

    Cons

    Work life balance is difficult with this company

  6. "It's ok"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Medicaid Eligibility Specialist I in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Alabama full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Desk job, easy, good work life balance

    Cons

    Dealing with crazy people sometimes, not challenging enough

  7. "Facility Closed"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Clinical Psychologists in Eufaula, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of Alabama full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Functioned independently. Making a difference

    Cons

    Little support from the State. Lack of education in front line staff

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  8. "Petty"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Probation Officer in Huntsville, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of Alabama full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits, provide a car and takes care of fuel and maintenance.

    Cons

    Petty and No room for growth.

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  9. "Great"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Financial Support Worker in Birmingham, AL

    I have been working at State of Alabama full-time

    Pros

    Great rewarding job for a great company

    Cons

    Sometimes not enough time in the day

  10. "Yes"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Student in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Alabama full-time

    Pros

    Good stuff enjoy it all

    Cons

    No Bad stuff only good

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