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US Postal Service Benefits

3.2 out of 5 (86 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "The relatively low premiums along with the multitude of options." (25 comments)

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

    "Four hours of sick time earned every pay-period (two weeks), as well as 120 for "annual" hours (vacation and personal time) at the start of each…" (20 comments)

  • Job Training

    "Good training they pay for it" (6 comments)

Benefits Summary

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  • Medium % reporting
  • Low % / No reports
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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

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

Employee Comments

  • Jan 31, 2015
    Former Distribution Clerk in Swedesboro, New Jersey

    The union collectively bargains for an excellent health care package that is rife with options to satisfy whatever your needs would be. The premiums are deducted from your paycheck and are reasonable.

  • Jan 24, 2015
    Current Mail Processing Clerk in Portland, Oregon

    3 weeks of paid vacation for the first 5 yrs
    4 weeks of paid vacation for the 6yrs to 10yrs
    5 weeks of paid vacation for the 11 yes and after

    TSP retirement, health benefits, flexible spending account and more..

  • Jan 14, 2015
    Former Employee in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    Vacations and the health benefits are the best.

  • Jan 11, 2015
    Former Employee in Dallas, Texas

    FEHB health insurance is very good. They give you the option of a high or low cost ppo plan from different providers. The retirement plan is also high quality.

  • Jan 10, 2015
    Former Mail Processing Clerk in Kearny, New Jersey

    The best thing about the benefits is you have many different health benefits to choose from that will fit your needs. You start off with 1 week vacation and it grows up to 5 weeks over time. They have a great thrift savings plan (401k).

  • Jan 3, 2015
    Current Employee in Braselton, Georgia

    Accrued paid leave is the only initial benefit. After first year of employment health benefits become available for a fee, depending on the level of benefits desired.

  • Jan 1, 2015
    Current PSE Custodian in Saint Petersburg, Florida

    The best thing about my non career position is the option to purchase insurance.

  • Jan 6, 2015
    Current City Carrier Assistant in Morton, Illinois

    Accepting any sort of health benefits at the USPS as a CCA is essentially a pay cut. Annual leave is nice if you can get it.

  • Jan 14, 2015
    Current Data Conversion Operator in Salt Lake City, Utah

    No benefits til a year

  • Jan 4, 2015
    Current City Carrier Assistant in College, Alaska

    As a CCA, you have an option to buy into a Healthcare package at a premium price. I chose not to though, so I can't tell you the pros or cons of that.
    For vacation, you earn 4 hours of leave for every pay period. Totalling 12 days paid vacation a year.

    Job training is very minimal...3 days of ojt preceded by 3 days of classroom training\orientation.

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