University of Texas at Tyler Benefits

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  • Health Insurance(5 comments)

    Your health insurance as the employee is paid by the school and your co-pays are low.

  • Retirement Plan(3 comments)

    You have several choices here and the reps are decent.

Aug 6, 2019
Former Employee

I used 401k or something similar

Jul 30, 2020
Current Assistant Professor of Psychology in Tyler, Texas

Good health insurance with low deductibles and NO premium for individual coverage; lots of in-network doctors to choose from in the area. Dependent and spouse scholarship is FULL tuition for any immediate family member of an employee! This is rare and awesome. However, a huge strike against them is that there is no paid family leave. Department chairs may or may not let you take the extra time on your tenure clock for childbearing that you're supposed to get (milage varies on this). Benefits packages are generally good overall, including teacher retirement system in Texas (if you want to stay here for life), but HR is a mess and I dock stars due to the fact that they might not be implemented properly due to high turnover and other problems in that department.

Sep 3, 2018
Former Employee

Good health insurance and tuition benefits.

Jun 13, 2018
Current Coordinator in Tyler, Texas

Insurance and time off are amazing and the only reason I stay.

May 8, 2018
Current Employee

Your medical insurance is paid by the employer which is a huge benefit. The dental and vision is not very expensive to add to your plan.

Jan 4, 2018
Current Faculty in Tyler, Texas

Health, life and dental. 401k with good employer contribution.

Sep 14, 2017
Former Employee

This was not a benefited position. I accepted a part time position.

Jul 16, 2017
Former Employee

Paid health insurance premium for staff (just employee, not family), reasonable time off accrual.

Mar 14, 2017
Current Associate Professor in Tyler, Texas

Annual pay raises do not cover increases in cost of benefits every year, so it is possible to make less even after getting a raise. Raises (if they happen) are usually between 0.5 and 2%. You have 3-4 dental insurance options, which is nice, but only one medical choice, which really sucks.

Jan 3, 2017
Current Building Manager in Tyler, Texas

There isn't a lot of benefits. The only benefits that you get are discounts for outdoor adventure trips, and 25 cent raise after every semester.

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Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • 401K Plan (5)
  • Retirement Plan (12)
  • 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

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

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