Federal Government Benefits

4.5 out of 5 (35 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "The best thing about health insurance is we take it into retirement. The worst think about it is the dental plans are not very good." (10 comments)

  • Pension Plan

    "Excellent pension plans if you invest" (7 comments)

  • Retirement Plan

    "If you max your 401k plan on a yearly basis you can have over 1 million dollars at retirement, the worst think is having the discipline to whether…" (5 comments)

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Mar 17, 2015
    Current Comptroller in Ketchikan, Alaska

    Benefits package is decent overall.

  • Mar 15, 2015
    Current Employee in Honolulu, Hawaii

    13 days sick leave per year but never increases over time. Five weeks vacation time after 15years service. Health and life insurance carry over in retirement.

  • Mar 12, 2015
    Current Employee in Newark, New Jersey

    The benefits are top notch! Getting ready to move to private sector and the benefits at new employer are comparable but lack a pension.

  • Mar 10, 2015
    Current Program Analyst in Detroit, Michigan

    Very flexible work hours with plenty of vacation/sick/holiday hours. Pletny of options for medical insurance. Good matching in the TSP(401K) program.

  • Mar 10, 2015
    Former Security Officer in Washington, District of Columbia

    great benefits, 401K, and insurance

  • Mar 4, 2015
    Current Criminal Investigator in Chicago, Illinois

    The life insurance premiums are too high

  • Mar 4, 2015
    Current Contract Specialist in San Antonio, Texas

    Paid vacation leave, earns 2.5 days a month (30 Days) per year. Free dental and Medical care for military and family members through Tri-care.

  • Jan 19, 2015
    Current Employee in Dover, New Jersey

    Excellent benefits, check opm website for details

  • Jan 16, 2015
    Current Employee in Indianapolis, Indiana

    The benefits of working for the federal government are huge. Health insurance is probably the greatest benefit.

  • Jan 12, 2015
    Current Technician in Austin, Texas

    Good 401k plan with matching contributions

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