State of South Carolina Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2020

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State of South Carolina Governor  Henry McMaster
Henry McMaster
13 Ratings
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  1. "Great Experience!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Page in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of South Carolina part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great way to make connections, learn about state government procedures, and work in an exciting and important field.

    Cons

    Tasks are generally menial and possible working hours each week are low.

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    State of South Carolina2020-04-14
  2. "STATE EMPLOYEE"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leave, work / life balance, aws/flex hours, commute

    Cons

    salary is low in comparison to similar jobs in the state; great performance does not always guarantee a raise, funding is always an issue with most programs

    State of South Carolina2019-11-22
  3. "Administrative Coordinator"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of Responsibilities, variety of duties, and worked with large diverse groups of people. And great holidays and time off.

    Cons

    Difficult to get raises commiserate with the many duties.

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    State of South Carolina2019-11-19
  4. Helpful (1)

    "South Carolina House of Representatives Page"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State of South Carolina part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Can do school work on non session days

    Cons

    Limited to 15 hours per week

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    State of South Carolina2019-08-14
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Trooper"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - State Trooper in Greenville, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Take home cars and the state paid for the maintenance of them. You can get your certification for free and transfer to an actual good agency!

    Cons

    Pretty much everything is terrible. They treat you very poorly little room for advancement. Low salary. They will work you to death and deny your transfers and other requests do to the lack of manpower. The lack of manpower is do to there poor decisions and inability to retain employees.

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    State of South Carolina2019-09-15
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Depends on the Department."

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Wraparound Facilitator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent retirement, health benefits, chance for inter agency placing and keeping position for relocation.

    Cons

    Lack of administrative support under certain departments, and pay should be much better than it is.

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    State of South Carolina2019-08-08
  7. "Great Benefits"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Legal Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of South Carolina full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Benefits, relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Poor pay, no real incentives for employees

    State of South Carolina2019-08-05
  8. "Tough Job, Intrinsic Rewards"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Services Specialist 

    I worked at State of South Carolina full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good benefits, making a difference in the community

    Cons

    stressful, overworked, underpaid, and underappreciated

    State of South Carolina2019-06-10
  9. "dont do it"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Case Worker in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    off on the weekends perod

    Cons

    you never get a raise period

    State of South Carolina2019-06-07
  10. "Great workplace, no opportunity to move up"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - LAN Manager in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Laid back, exciting work with all the travel / varied issues, little management.

    Cons

    No opportunity for furthering your career.

    State of South Carolina2019-03-25
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