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Updated May 1, 2021

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3.9
68%
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State of Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert
Gary R. Herbert
48 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and great benefits(in 42 reviews)

  • "Good benefits great employees great work environment(in 34 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay, and no room for negotiations(in 26 reviews)

  • "Relatively low pay compared to private sector(in 13 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Positive workplace

      May 1, 2021 - Executive Secretary in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great boss and amazing staff I work with

      Cons

      Pay is quite low for the role

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Okay, not great.

      Apr 27, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      benefits and telework are okay

      Cons

      salary is way below market value

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Legal

      Apr 20, 2021 - Legal Assistant in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Predictable schedule great benefits team work

      Cons

      Sometimes stressful and communication was lost

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      Apr 20, 2021 - Program Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      supportive, flexible, busy, long, pressure

      Cons

      demanding, good, busy, long, pressure

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good work/life balance and job security - poor pay

      Mar 27, 2021 - Technical Support Specialist III in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Put in your 40 hours for the week and don't have to worry about work while away. - Benefits and Insurance are ok. - Tuition Reimbursment

      Cons

      - Pay can range anywhere from 10-30% below the private sector. - Getting raises are like pulling teeth. - Seniority Rules. - Employees with 10-20 years with the State are there for the ride and don't really care to change, improve, or grow themselves. or the team/department. - Lots of red tape and politics (Its government duh!)

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Intelligent Employees, Healthy Work Environment, Large Bureaucracy

      Mar 22, 2021 - Financial Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Frequently work with intelligent individuals who are motivated and driven to benefit the state. Work hard during the Legislative Session and build up leave for the off season.

      Cons

      Hard to make improvements due to bureaucratic barriers.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Not such a great place but ok

      Apr 18, 2021 - EHS Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Insurance benefits and interesting work

      Cons

      It's government. The people running the show don't care about the little guy. HR is a joke.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Job, great place to work

      Mar 31, 2021 - Eligibility Specialist II in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits, particularly the medical benefits, are fantastic.

      Cons

      Medical benefits don't pay the bills.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      OK place to work

      Feb 27, 2021 - IT Analyst II in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great coworkers - 100% remote work (with the possibility of keeping it post-pandemic) - Sense of job security

      Cons

      - A lot of leadership has been working there for too long (old management practices, entitlement, etc.) - Understaffed - Bureaucracy - Lack of opportunities to grow (people get a position and stay there for years, if not for the rest of their lives) - Salary below private sector - Technology somewhat behind the private sector

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Best to work

      Mar 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You can shine at this place with your skills. Work Life Balance

      Cons

      Pay Rate is Less compared to market

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