Federal Government Benefits

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Employee Benefit Reviews

Most Talked About Benefits

  • Health Insurance

    “I've never had to use my health insurance outside of normal checkups. But from what I hear, it has always been very adequate.” (30 comments)

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

    “Accrue a great deal of Annual Leave (vacation) and Sick Leave. Actually getting your office to approve your leave plans is a different story.” (12 comments)

  • Retirement Plan

    “Pension is based on a percentage of your high three salaries. Plus the Thrift Savings plan, and you keep your insurance and pay the same rates as the...” (10 comments)


  • Aug 25, 2015
    Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    The federal government is famous for the benefits. Job security is a huge benefit. No one can just get fired in the government. Offers an extremely wide variety of health plans. Overwhelming when trying to decide what to pick.

  • Aug 17, 2015
    Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    the TSP is excellent and health care benefits are great.

  • Aug 17, 2015
    Former Employee in Alexandria, Virginia

    Health benefits are very good. 401K matching is very good, more matching than most commercial companies. Pension and retirement benefits are good. Time off (holidays, vacation, sick) are generous. Life insurance is more expensive than comparable market policies.

Benefits Summary

This list of benefits is based on reports from current and former employees. This list may not be comprehensive. Some employers verify reported benefits.

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