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Houston, TX 77002
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About CenterPoint Energy

Employees
1,000-9,999
Industry
Energy & Utilities
Public/Private
Public
Year Founded
1882
Non-profit Status
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Pay & Benefits

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Pay
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  • Good
    50%
  • Excellent
    50%
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What's the most unique benefit or perk?
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  • Tuition Assistance Program
    67%
  • Flexible Work Hours
    33%
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67%
of employees say healthcare coverage is good or excellent.6 responses
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100%
of employees say retirement benefits are good or excellent.6 responses
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100%
of employees say the family leave policy is good or excellent.6 responses
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100%
of employees say paid time off/vacation days are good or excellent.6 responses

Growth Opportunities

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How long do employees tend to stay?
Based on 6 responses
  • Five to Ten Years
    17%
  • More than Ten Years
    83%
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100%
of employees don't worry about layoffs.6 responses
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Agree/Disagree: Taking a job here was a good decision.
Based on 6 responses
  • Agree
    33%
  • Strongly Agree
    67%
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83%
of employees say good work leads to promotion.6 responses
100%
of employees believe their work helps make the world a better place.6 responses

Management

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Agree/Disagree: Managers care about employees
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  • Agree
    50%
  • Strongly Agree
    50%
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100%
of employees say the workplace runs efficiently.6 responses
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83%
of employees say management is transparent.6 responses

Work-Life Balance

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83%
of employees say hours are flexible.6 responses
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Agree/Disagree: Hours are long
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  • Strongly Disagree
    17%
  • Disagree
    17%
  • Neutral
    33%
  • Agree
    33%
67%
of employees say it's easy to work remotely.6 responses
100%
of employees say schedules are predictable.6 responses
100%
of employees say taking vacation is encouraged.6 responses
83%
of employees say the workplace is parent friendly.6 responses

Company Culture

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What one word or phrase best describes the culture?
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  • Friendly
    33%
  • Competitive
    17%
  • Work hard, play hard
    17%
  • Always Evolving
    17%
  • Steady
    17%
100%
of employees are happy to work here.6 responses
100%
of employees say coworkers socialize.6 responses
100%
of employees think their coworkers are smart.6 responses
100%
of employees like their coworkers.6 responses

Employees

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Describe the average political opinions in this organization.
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  • Mixed
    100%
50%
of employees say the ratio of men to women is about 50/50.6 responses
67%
of employees say the company is very diverse.6 responses
83%
of employees say the employees are diverse in age.6 responses
About the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Crime & Safety
    C-
  2. Walkability
    A+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A+
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$134,321
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,965
National
$949
Median Home Value
$124,036
National
$184,700
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The salary and benefit package is very good and for those interested in learning new skills and/or advancement, there are many opportunities available. I felt that the expectations of management was fair. If you come to work each day on time and put in a solid days work, you have nothing to worry about!There were times when new processes were introduced that the explanation and/or training was lacking. This creates confusion for the work force and lost productivity. There are some managers, especially those who have been around for a long time, that simply are not open to new ideas. It is almost impossible to get them to even listen to why the existing method is creating a problem or why it is costing the company money. Fortunately, not all managers are that way. If you happen to work for one that is closed minded, it really is discouraging.
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Very supportive of growth and education! Great work environment with opportunities to volunteer. The best in work/life balance and flexibility. No concerns in management support to move forward and use your skills to help promote more growth. Very diverse company that utilizes skills and abilities. Student support staff and wonderful environment for families.
The company is extremely stable. As with any utility company, things can get repetitive. Overall, this is a great company to work for. As a result of the stability it can be difficult to promote. Not because you are unqualified, but when when people get in a position they usually stay. Longevity occurs often. Coming from a technology background the environment was slower, but that was a much needed benefit in my life. It has allowed me to focus more on my family life and that continues to encourage a good work/life balance between work and home.