Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities Benefits

4.4
27 Ratings

Our Benefits

The Council’s employees are key to our agency’s success. In order to attract and retain high quality employees, the Council provides a highly competitive benefits package. Our robust offerings include:

  • A public pension plan that provides a guaranteed monthly retirement income for life.

  • An opportunity to save additional funds for retirement through the voluntary deferred compensation plan (457 Plan).

  • A choice of two or more medical plans with unique plan design features and employer contribution toward premiums at 80% or more.

  • Dental insurance, life insurance and voluntary vision coverage for yourself and your family members.

  • Most unions have a pre-tax payroll contribution to a Health Care Savings Plan that allows employees to pay for certain unreimbursed health care expenses after leaving Council employment.

  • Free access to professional counselors and a variety of other work/life resources through our Employee Assistance Program.

  • A generous paid leave program for work absences related to illness, injury, or disability and vacation.

  • A bus/rail pass valued at over $1,200 per year (for most employees).

Which benefits does Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities provide?

Current and former employees report that Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities provides the following benefits. It may not be complete.

Insurance, Health & WellnessFinancial & RetirementFamily & ParentingVacation & Time OffPerks & DiscountsProfessional Support

Insurance, Health & Wellness

Health Insurance
4.4
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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Disability Insurance
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Health Care On-Site
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Health Savings Account (HSA)
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Mental Health Care
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Supplemental Life Insurance
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Vision Insurance
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Financial & Retirement

4.4
5 Ratings
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4.0
3 Ratings
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401K Plan
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Charitable Gift Matching
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Supplemental Workers' Compensation
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Family & Parenting

3.7
3 Ratings
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3.0
1 Rating
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3.0
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3.0
1 Rating
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Dependent Care
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Vacation & Time Off

4.3
3 Ratings
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4.0
1 Rating
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3.0
1 Rating
Bereavement Leave
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Perks & Discounts

3.0
1 Rating
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2.0
1 Rating
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Commuter Checks & Assistance
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Company Car
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Gym Membership
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Mobile Phone Discount
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Professional Support

4.0
2 Ratings
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3.0
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4.0
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3.0
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Apprenticeship Program
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Employee Benefit Reviews

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Most Commented

  • Pension Plan(5 comments)

    MSRS pension program requires mandatory contribution by both employee and employer.

  • Health Insurance(5 comments)

    HRA and traditional plans offered. Low employee paid portion compared to other employers.

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave(3 comments)

    6 weeks paid for maternity/paternity leave.

May 30, 2022
5.0
Former Engineering Intern in Saint Paul, MN, Minnesota

Pretty good benefits package overall.

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May 6, 2022
4.0
Current Manager in Saint Paul, MN, Minnesota

Overall very good BUT Health care used to be more heavily subsidized. Rates are now on par with what other employers are offering.

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Apr 24, 2022
5.0
Current Director in Saint Paul, MN, Minnesota

Comprehensive benefit package, including health, life, LTD, and self funded short term disability benefits. Also, includes defined contribution pension plan, and deferred compensation plan through the state of MN.

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Mar 31, 2022
4.0
Current Employee

Excellent Medical, Dental, Pension, and so much more

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Mar 22, 2022
5.0
Former IT Manger in Saint Paul, MN, Minnesota

The benefits package is not bad. The Health Care choices for the area are limited.

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Feb 16, 2022
4.0
Current Employee

Great, affordable health insurance, especially for individuals.

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Dec 2, 2021
3.0
Former Business Analyst in Saint Paul, MN, Minnesota

I think the benefits we okay.

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Feb 27, 2021
4.0
Current Employee

Their entire standard package is great, especially appreciate the large $2750 funded deductible with their family healthcare plan.

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Feb 18, 2021
5.0
Current Employee

Increased time off with number of years of service and good medical/dental plan and pension.

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Feb 12, 2021
5.0
Current Employee

Very comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, short term disability, long term disability, deferred compensation program, and MSRS pension.

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