State of Texas Reviews

Updated Jan 25, 2021

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State of Texas Governor Rick Perry
Rick Perry
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  • "Low pay rate compared to other States(in 16 reviews)

  • "State Government is not like the private sector, so may take some adjustments(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great Benefits"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Attorney in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, mission, being part of unified team

    Cons

    Pay structure and ever increasing work load

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  2. "Hhsc"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I love being able to assist the clients of the agency

    Cons

    The pay is not what I would expect for the work


  3. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good support and training is provided

    Cons

    Rapid changes are the norm. Very difficult to turn a whole facility to new directions so quickly. Challenging - can be fun!

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  4. "Good Place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inspector in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Time off is generous - all state holidays

    Cons

    Low Pay which isn't consistent across state agencies

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  5. "It can be a good place"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Working for the state give me peace of mind that my job will be stable.

    Cons

    This is a political environment.

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  6. "Elected Official"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Judge in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Getting to dispense justice everyday

    Cons

    No cons. I wanted a career change

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  7. "interesting work in Texas"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Attorney in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The legal issues are diverse

    Cons

    the pay scale is low.

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Austin, TX

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are great and advancement

    Cons

    There aren't any cons all pros

  9. "Ok job"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time

    Pros

    Holidays off and flexibility to use time off.

    Cons

    Slow. Still uses fax for most business practices

  10. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Austin, TX

    I have been working at State of Texas full-time

    Pros

    Support the mission and enjoy the clientele. Management is very supportive.

    Cons

    Work/life balance can be difficult

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