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General Benefits

[Not Offered To Unpaid Interns]
Current plan year Benefits Guide
For additional information, please visit the ERS site

Medical Insurance & Retirement
The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) administers benefits and manages retirement for Texas state agency employees. A mandatory retirement contribution of 9.5% will be deducted from each paycheck.

Medical Benefits
Choice of 5 medical plans that includes Rx coverage, $5,000 Basic Life, and $5,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment

Premiums for Medical coverage

Optional Benefits
Dental | Vision | Supplemental Life | Supplemental Accidental Death & Dismemberment | Dependent Life | Short & Long Term Disability (Income Protection) | Flexible Spending Accounts (3 types) | Commuter Spending Account

Premiums for Optional Benefits
Varies based on desired amount, level of coverage, age, etc.

Discount Purchase Program

401(k) / 457 Retirement Plans
Administered by Texa$aver via Empowerment Retirement Services

Agency-Specific "Perks"