What We Offer

Benefits of State Employment

Working for the state is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your salary. See our full benefits details.

Health/Dental/Life Insurance
Several health plans are available to meet the specific needs of you and your family. The State covers 80% of the premium costs. Learn about Health and Dental. Learn more about Health and Dental Insurance. Learn about Life Insurance.

Vacation and Leave
State employees receive 11 paid holidays each year. Full-time employees receive between 12 and 24 vacation days per year, depending on length of service. Learn More about Vacation and Leave Plans.

Tuition Reimbursement
For employees pursuing further post-secondary or graduate level education, the State of Vermont offers a Tuition Reimbursement Program. Learn More about Tuition Reimbursement.

Flexible Spending Account
The State’s Flexible Spending Account Plan allows you to deposit money on a pretax basis to into an account that you can then use for reimbursement of out-of pocket medical/dental expenses. Learn more about Flexible Spending Accounts.

Employee Assistance Program
This program provides free, confidential counseling for work, personal or family problems. Learn More about the Employee Assistance Program.

Child Care
Employees have access to a free service for information and referrals to childcare providers. Learn more about Child Care.

Deferred Compensation (457 Plan)
Through the convenience of payroll deduction, you may invest part of your income in a tax-deferred, self-directed investment program. Learn More about Deferred Compensation Plans.

The Vermont State Employee Retirement System is a pension plan. Under this defined benefit plan, employees and the State make contributions to the trust fund. Learn More about Retirement System.

Wellness Program
The program supports the State of Vermont employees with health and wellness resources that include wellness screenings, wellness coaching, wellness challenges, flu vaccination clinics, and health & wellness workshops and classes. Learn More about the Wellness Program.