As a Federal employee, you may be able to enroll in health, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and apply for long term care insurance. Learn more: https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/Guide-Me/New-Prospective-Employees/
Eligible employees are also covered under the umbrella of the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). This retirement system is a 3-tiered system that provides benefits from three different sources: a Basic Benefit Plan, Social Security, and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The TSP is a “401(k)” type plan that provides Agency Automatic and Agency Matching contributions.
More about NIH federal benefits: https://hr.nih.gov/benefits
Benefits for postdoctoral trainees and fellows may differ from benefits for federal employees. Learn more: https://faes.org/content/health-insurance-services
Excellent health insurance, internal health screenings
great health insurance, transportation compensation program, no 401k
best benefit is the TSP retirement plan
This is the best institution for taking care of peripheral needs. Great health & dental plan options. OHS. and 401K options. No complaints.
very limited and when you need it, coverage is horrible
best: $250/month subsidized transportation, excellent heath provider choices Worst: salary below industry standards.
Good Health, dental, and vision insurance
Great health insurance, 401k and vacation
The benefits package includes health insurance for the postdocs and the health insurance is great and it covers a lot of things.
Good health insurance, No dental insurance
List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.