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

Work wellbeing

Results based on 63 responses to Indeed's work wellbeing survey.
Work wellbeing score is High, 79 out of 100


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How manageable people find their work stress
Below average

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 82 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 125 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.20224.08 out of 5 stars.2023


Officer in Redwood City, CA
on September 12, 2023
The CHP is a fantastic organization. There are many different positions within the department that provide opportunities for change and growth. Promoting is also encouraged. A very positive experience.
Office Services Supervisor in San Luis Obispo, CA
on September 1, 2023
What is the best part of working at the company?I worked there 23 years at at Division Office on the Central Coast. I was the Office Services Supervisor. My office housed Chief, Assistant Chiefs, Captain and Lieutenants. We governed 13 Area Offices and liaison to Sacramento. What is the most stressful part about working at the company?I loved the job. It wasn't that stressful.What is the wor...
Peace Officer in Atwater, CA
on July 14, 2023
What is the best part of working at the company?My coworkers and the supportive environment. The ability to be self driven and help the community. The ability to work throughout the state of California. What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Going from 0-100 in a split second, physically and mentally. You have to be able to make on the fly and in the moment (seconds) de...
CHP Officer - Police Officer in San Martin, CA
on June 27, 2023
What is the best part of working at the company?The CHP offers so much opportunity for different training, a variety of assignments, and advancement. What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Management can be challenging depending on the personality of supervisors and their own ability to work well with others and motivate employees to want to work hard to meet goals of th...
Custodian/Janitor in San Bernardino, CA
on June 18, 2023
What is the best part of working at the company?The lieutenants the captains the Sergeants backgrounds Office Clerks more carriers training and it's and The Beautiful People around was wonderful and real respectableWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?It wasn't stressful because I kept up the job everything they asked me to got along with people get my job 100%What is...

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  • Cadet4.5 out of 5 stars.
  • Patrol Officer4.2 out of 5 stars.
  • Traffic Officer5.0 out of 5 stars.

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