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US Department of Defense Benefits

4 out of 5 (24 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Pension Plan

    "Thrift Savings Plan + Defined Benefit Retirement + Social Security" (6 comments)

  • Health Insurance

    "Lots of choices and 67% employer contribution" (6 comments)

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

    "For a senior employee like me, 8 hours leave + 4 hours sick leave per each two week pay period" (5 comments)

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Nov 25, 2014
    Former Principal Director in Washington, District of Columbia

    Thrift Savings Plan - the Government version of a 401K. Matched up to 5% and very low admin fees

  • Nov 10, 2014
    Current Info sec in East Macon, Georgia

    401k and Health benefit plan

  • Nov 7, 2014
    Current Employee in Fort Meade, Maryland

    The vacation days are great.

  • Oct 27, 2014
    Current Maintenance Technician in Fort Knox, Kentucky

    The retirement package is great.

  • Oct 20, 2014
    Current Program Manager in San Diego, California

    Retirement plus 401K, medical insurance. Leave accrual and holidays. Poor dental and eye care.

  • Oct 16, 2014
    Current Senior Test Manager in San Diego, California

    Insurance cost is only approximately 250 for family per year, 40 a month for full coverage with co-pays traditionally ranging from 15-25 $ but with a catastrophic cap per year of 1000.

  • Oct 15, 2014
    Current Employee in Cocoa Beach, Florida

    The best thing is the 30 days of leave time per year.

  • Nov 19, 2014
    Former Employee in Tacoma, Washington State

    Very rich benefit package with ample paid time off.

  • Oct 14, 2014
    Current Electronics Engineer in Warner Robins, Georgia

    I love the benefits that are offered such as 401K, TSP matching/contributions, the health insurance everything. Worst part is some location are not in the very best of cities but then again you don't want to be in the populist areas.

  • Oct 29, 2014
    Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Tremendous vacation policy starting at 2.6 weeks for first year and advancing to 5.2 weeks after 15 years. Retirement package vested after five years in conjunction with 401K.

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