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Baltimore City Public School System Benefits

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  • Pension Plan(4 comments)

    “Is part of the State of Maryland Retirement System, vested after 5 years of employment, can draw full benefits after 30 years employment regardless...”

  • Health Insurance(3 comments)

    “It covers a lot of different things. With the plan I chose, I had a very small co-pay, which was a welcomed change from my previous insurance.”

  • Aug 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teacher in Baltimore, Maryland

    Several types of health insurance offered. There is general, vision, and dental. There are also different rates for your 401k. Overall, it was okay as a package, but it wasn't spectacular.

  • Jul 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former IEP Chair in Baltimore, Maryland

    Best thing was health and dental insurance. I chose the BCBS PPO option and it covered everything with a very low deductible and co-pays. Worst part was vision insurance, barely useful for me as I need both contacts and frames plus have low vision and astigmatism in both eyes.

  • Jun 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Baltimore, Maryland

    Health Insurance package is excellent and mostly paid by employer, retirement package is also good (State of Maryland retirement system), have option to participate in 403 B plans in addition to regular retirement package

  • Jun 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Teacher in Baltimore, Maryland

    Great pay growth opportunities. Great health insurance. Great retirement plan options. Set vacation times--keep in mind that teachers get a lot of time off (you can choose 10-month pay or 12-month pay), but the time off teachers receive is actually more like comp time due to the extreme overtime hours.

  • Apr 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Baltimore, Maryland

    Insurance, pension, vacation, EAP, tuition assistance

  • Dec 15, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Baltimore, Maryland

    Excellent choices for healthcare including dental and prescriptions

  • Nov 11, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Teacher in Baltimore, Maryland

    Time off : Holidays, snow, summer

  • Sep 05, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Baltimore, Maryland

    Outstanding health insurance options for full time employees.

  • Apr 21, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teacher in Baltimore, Maryland

    Great optical and dental coverage, and a range of reasonably priced health plans. There are also great retirement packages available, and fairly strong supplementary benefit packages are offered to us by companies independent from the district.

  • Feb 21, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teacher in Baltimore, Maryland

    Health insurance is cheap! You get amazing care, any type of way, at very little cost. I paid a $10 copay for a significant and complicated surgery. Sick leave accrues very fast and you don't lose it. Plus, participation in the "sick bank" helps you use other people's days (donated). 403(b) does not get matching donations.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (28)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • CheckmarkPension Plan (29)
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off
  • Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Sabbatical
  • Bereavement Leave

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

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

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