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UC Davis Benefits

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  • Health Insurance  (34 comments)

    “Their benefits packages with Western Health Advantage are by far the best. VSP is the vision insurance provider and Optum is the mental health...”

  • Job Training  (18 comments)

    “Helpful coworkers always willing to teach and answer questions for example teaching how to use Excel or specific functions”

  • Sick Days  (15 comments)

    “You only get two days off.”

  • Dec 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Davis, California

    It's affordable even when adding dependents.

  • Nov 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Davis, California

    cool retirement plan if you're there for more than five years - otherwise it's kind of a waste of time & money

  • Nov 21, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current SRA in Davis, California

    Great benefits, medical, dental and vision

  • Nov 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Davis, California

    Great benefits options and training programs. Upon on-boarding you are automatically signed up for a benefits training.

  • Oct 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Student in Davis, California

    Best thing is probably the great flexibility in schedule, but I think this is more applicable to those who work at the library compared to the bookstore

  • Sep 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Davis, California

    No waiting period to begin contributions to the retirement account, and they contribute a substantial amount.

  • Oct 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Student Assistant 3 in Davis, California

    Only one star because student employees are part-time and do not receive benefits!

  • Sep 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate student in Davis, California

    Great healthcare, great coworkers. pay is quite low.

  • Sep 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Davis, California

    The best benefits for anyone looking to join a university

  • Sep 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Baker 2 in Davis, California

    The insurance is better than federal government! $5 co pay for Kaiser. I miss that!!!

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • CheckmarkPension Plan (14)
  • 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

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