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Benefits Overview

Life outside of work

Vacation Leave Up to 90 hours earned per year. 7.5 hours accrued per month. Bonus vacation leave after 5 (22.5 hours), 10 (60 hours) and 20 (97.5 hours) years of service.
Sick LeaveUp to 67.5 hours earned per year. 7.5 hours accrued every 2 months with an additional 7.5 hours accrued every 4 months on the personal day accrual pattern.
Personal Leave Up to 22.5 hours earned per year. 7.5 hours accrued every 4 months.
Holidays 12 or 14 holidays per year. 
New Parent Leave Up to 150 hours of paid leave.
Other Paid Leave Funeral Leave, Jury Duty Leave and Military Leave.
Family Medical Leave Up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year for family care, adoption or childbirth.
Community Service Leave Promotes the direct involvement of State employees in public services in their communities through volunteer efforts.

Insurance for you and your family

Health Insurance Visit Employee Benefits Home for information about plans offered. These include two consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs) with an accompanying Health Savings Account (HSA) and one Preferred Provider Organization (Trad PPO) plan.
Dental The state contributes to the premium, enabling all employees to participate in this plan.
Vision The state contributes to the premium, enabling all employees to participate in this plan.
Life Insurance Group term insurance is available up to 150% of salary. Supplemental plans are available as well as dependent life coverage.
Short / Long Term Disability Benefits The state shares the cost for your participation in the disability plan.

Retirement Plans to help you plan for your future

Public Employee’s Retirement Fund (PERF) The state pays 100% of the cost. Individual accounts are maintained for each employee. Investment options are available. Visit INPRS website
Deferred Compensation The Hoosier START 457 and 401(a) plans, like their private sector counterpart, the 401(k) plan, offer public employees an excellent way to save for their retirement through tax deferred contributions to their own individual accounts. Visit Hoosier START website

Additional Benefits

Automatic Deposit Direct deposit of payroll checks and state deposits to one’s eligible Health Savings Account (HSA).
Employee Assistance Services Provides employee and family member support during difficult times either directly by phone or by referral to resources in the community. Learn more about the Employee Assistance Program.
Parking Free parking is available at most state facilities.