Texas Department of Insurance Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2020

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Texas Department of Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan
Kent Sullivan
5 Ratings
  1. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Department of Insurance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Salary, telecommuting, benefits, great managers, forward thinkers

    Cons

    None, None, None, None, None

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  2. "Not what it is made out to be"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Examiner in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Texas Department of Insurance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent time off Self managing Opportunity to travel

    Cons

    No training structure Austin management is not in tune with field offices ERS pension plan will tax the hell out of your paycheck


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Insurance Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Texas Department of Insurance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great support and access to supervisor. Acknowledgement when goals were achieved.

    Cons

    Retirees coming back and rehired into same positions, not allowing for new blood with fresh ideas and outlooks.

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  4. "EHHH its the state"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I have been working at Texas Department of Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Pension and retirment plus location in Austin

    Cons

    Gloomy, low pay, work environment, managers

  5. "Texas Department of Insurance Financial Regulation Division"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professional organization with many opportunities for training.

    Cons

    Can be overwhelming at the beginning. Almost learning a new language.

  6. "DWC"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great People! Management is very knowledgable. Positive work enviroment.

    Cons

    Pay could be better. Benefits are great though!

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  7. "Awesome"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Retirement, quality people, location, longevity pay

    Cons

    Paid once a month, no double dipping

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "State"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Texas in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Department of Insurance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Is the state. Benefits are good. Work is stable.

    Cons

    It's the state. People are under educated, under motivated, and your superiors are often under qualified.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Research Specialist"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Department of Insurance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work schedule, telecommuting, exercise leave and staff.

    Cons

    No advancement, have to switch department or position to get a raise.

  10. Helpful (2)

    "Insurance Specialist"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Texas Department of Insurance full-time

    Pros

    State benefits, assisting consumers, state holidays

    Cons

    Salary, little room for growth, need more professional development programs, management often promotes people who are not qualified for their positions often creating a hostile work environment.

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