California Highway Patrol
Work wellbeing score is 79 out of 100
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California Highway Patrol Careers and Employment

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Results based on 61 responses to Indeed's work wellbeing survey.
Work wellbeing score is High, 79 out of 100


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About the company

  • Founded
  • Company size
    5,001 to 10,000
  • Industry
  • Headquarters
    Sacramento, CA
  • Link
    California Highway Patrol website
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Salary estimated from 81 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 119 reviews and is evolving.

4.00 out of 5 stars.20194.27 out of 5 stars.20203.71 out of 5 stars.20214.57 out of 5 stars.20223.57 out of 5 stars.2023


911 Dispatcher in Stockton, CA
on April 19, 2023
Dispatchers work 12 hour shifts, one must have self-command, dispatchers are team players and working with the public is very rewarding, OFFICER SAFETY is the most important
Officer in Hayward, Stockton, Woodland
on March 4, 2023
What is the best part of working at the company?Helping others; medical benefits What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Large offices have a plethora of personalities. Which sometimes collide.What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Refer to the most stressful part….What is a typical day like for you at the company?Half hour briefing followed by ...
Public Safety Dispatcher in Vallejo, CA 94591
on February 17, 2023
What is the best part of working at the company?The people, the opportunities, the feeling of helping others when they most need it, very rewarding.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?The nature of the calls and situations you deal with, loss of life.What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Very structured, family orientated with an emphasis in e...
Motor Carrier Specialist I in Los Angeles, CA
on February 15, 2023
If it weren't for the lack of compensation, I would of remained working for the Department. Motor Carrier Specialists are underpaid compared to Federal Investigators that perform similar tasks.
Office Assistant (Typing) in Los Angeles, CA
on February 6, 2023
My time spent was short due to lack of growth. I personally felt micromanaged as well as picked on for being the most recently hired person at my specific location. Benefits take forever to kick in and you can only choose the cheapest one they force you into. I wouldn't go back to work for them.

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Interview insights

Insights from 43 Indeed users who have interviewed with California Highway Patrol within the last 5 years.

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Process takes more than one month

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Experience with the public...

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California Highway Patrol locations

  • Sacramento, CA4.5 out of 5 stars.
  • Los Angeles, CA3.9 out of 5 stars.
  • Vallejo, CA4.3 out of 5 stars.
  • San Jose, CA4.8 out of 5 stars.
  • Bakersfield, CA3.0 out of 5 stars.
  • Fresno, CA3.7 out of 5 stars.

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