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Benefits Overview

Life outside of work

Vacation LeaveUp to 90 hours earned per year. Bonus vacation leave after 5, 10 and 20 years of service.
Sick LeaveUp to 67.5 hours earned per year.
Personal LeaveUp to 22.5 hours earned per year.
Holidays12 or 14 holidays per year. 
New Parent LeaveUp to 150 hours of paid leave.
Other Paid LeaveFuneral Leave, Jury Duty Leave and Military Leave.
Family Medical LeaveUp to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year for family care, adoption or childbirth.
Community Service LeavePromotes the direct involvement of State employees in public services in their communities through volunteer efforts.

Insurance for you and your family

Health InsuranceVisit 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.
DentalThe state contributes to the premium, enabling all employees to participate in this plan.
VisionThe state contributes to the premium, enabling all employees to participate in this plan.
Life InsuranceGroup term insurance is available up to 150% of salary. Supplemental plans are available as well as dependent life coverage.
Short / Long Term Disability BenefitsThe 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 CompensationThe 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 DepositDirect deposit of payroll checks and state deposits to one’s eligible Health Savings Account (HSA).
Employee Assistance ServicesProvides 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.
ParkingFree parking is available at most state facilities.