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Texas Department of Public Safety Benefits

Location: US
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Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Health Insurance  (4 comments)

    “Decent health insurance. Prescription management company is AWFUL and if a necessary medication is expensive, it's probably excluded from...”

  • Pension Plan  (3 comments)

    “The state has a very solid pension plan”

  • 401K Plan  (3 comments)

    “It is what you would expect from the government, I believe they match up to 3% contributions.”

  • Nov 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Austin, Texas

    Retirement is granted to employees after a certain number of years employed.

  • Aug 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Project Manager, Scrum Master in Austin, Texas

    Excellent benefits as this is a state agency.

  • Jul 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Laredo, Texas

    Great retirement and health insurance benefits. Salary isn’t enough for the work demand and compared to federal jobs

  • Nov 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Service Representative in Houston, Texas

    Earn Vacation and Sick time and it can be used starting at 6 months. Health insurance is provided to all full-time employees. Pay is minimal but a pension plan is set up to encourage retirement.

  • Jul 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Austin, Texas

    Employer pays employees health insurance and 50% of dependents or spouse coverage, retirement plan with employer matching 9.5% mandatory monthly contribution, optional 401K, 12 sick days per year, vacation days awarded depend on length of time employed, optional dental & vision coverage, sick leave pool available upon request when needed

  • Jul 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Austin, Texas

    DPS pays the employees health insurance & 50% of your dependent or spouse coverage. Mandatory 9.5% monthly retirement is matched. Optional 401K is not matched. Vision & Dental are optional. The insurance itself is decent.

  • Jun 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service Representative III in Hurst, Texas

    The retirement is mandatory out of your check and you get paid once a month but the benefits are okay.

  • May 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    The providers when it comes to health care and dental care are limited.

  • Mar 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Specialist IV in Austin, Texas

    Pension, numerous state holidays, vacation accrual and longevity pay are great benefits. The trade off is a slightly lower pay scale than the private sector

  • Jan 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Austin, Texas

    It is very generous and very stable. The worst thing is the difficulty of applying for temporary disability income.

Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (18)
  • CheckmarkDental Insurance (9)
  • 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

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

Perks & Discounts

  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (12)
  • 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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