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State of Nevada Reviews

Updated May 25, 2022

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3.4
68%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
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State of Nevada Governor  Brian Sandoval
Brian Sandoval
58 Ratings

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Pros
  • "The state offers good benefits.(in 38 reviews)
  • "great people to work with daily(in 15 reviews)
  • "Great Employer, excellent job security(in 14 reviews)
  • "time off guaranteed without issues(in 10 reviews)
  • "good retirement; little supervision; work stays at work.(in 9 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place to work! Co-workers become close family friends!

    Apr 1, 2022 - Supervising Legal Secretary 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great public service resources to the general public! Great leadership!

    Cons

    Not enough public exposure to the services offered by the state. Have not gone paperless yet.

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    A Dependable Job

    May 25, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Reliable pay and holidays off

    Cons

    Having to suffer the abuse of applicants (The public) without support

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Grant Manager

    May 12, 2022 - Grant Manager in Carson City, NV
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Retirement, working for the people of NV.

    Cons

    Sometimes people are promoted that should not be

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Unclassified Employment

    May 12, 2022 - Administrator 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good benefits and retirement future.

    Cons

    Low pay and lower benefits each and every year.

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Teamwork

    May 11, 2022 - Lead IT IV in Carson City, NV
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great retirement, great boss, Flex Time, comp time, PTO and sick pay.

    Cons

    Takes forever to move up, recruiters don’t know the job but follow some type of requirements to even qualify for an interview.

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  6. 1.0
    Current Employee

    Stay away

    May 17, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Holidays off are good, few great people

    Cons

    Everything else. Pay is basically a lie. They don’t even have simple office supplies like a notepad.

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Enjoyed working for them

    Apr 6, 2022 - Developmental Specialist in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
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    Pros

    -Room for advancement -Great Benefits and pretty good pay

    Cons

    -Hierarchy that comes with most government jobs

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  8. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Change is needed

    May 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    - PERS = Public Employee Retirement System

    Cons

    -Horrible Pay. They need to update their compensation schedule to meet average pay across the nation. It is sad that the local health department pays more than the State.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Subar in comparison to other government entities within the state

    Apr 15, 2022 - Caseworker 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great Colleagues, leave accruals are good

    Cons

    Compensación and management good certainly improve

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Stepping Stone

    Apr 12, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
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    Pros

    If you are okay with working at a company that doesn't value previous work experience. It's all in where you have worked previously within the state.

    Cons

    Don't get sick or need a long leave of absence for any reason. Especially if you work for the public safety division. They will immediately look for reasons too let you go even if you have doctors notes.

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State of Nevada Reviews FAQs

State of Nevada has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 302 reviews left anonymously by employees. 68% of employees would recommend working at State of Nevada to a friend and 45% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 11% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, State of Nevada employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at State of Nevada. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

68% of State of Nevada employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated State of Nevada 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.0 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at State of Nevada to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be culture, management, compensation.

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