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Amazing benefits

Financial security, work life balance, generous paid time off, and personal development

Total rewards of state employment

Here at the State of Wisconsin, we offer generous benefits to our employees. Our "Total Rewards" package is exceptional, focusing on our employees health, financial security, work-life balance with generous time off and personal development. By providing an incredible benefits package, we continue to attract some amazing talent that assists in our mission to provide leadership in development and continued operations of a safe and efficient transportation system.

Protecting your health

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Wellness incentive
  • Medical and dependent flexible spending accounts

Financial security

  • State of Wisconsin Retirement System
  • Deferred compensation
  • Life insurance plans
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance (AD&D)
  • Income continuation insurance
  • Supplemental insurance hospitalization and outpatient surgeries, AD&D, dental and vision discounts
  • Group accident insurance through AFLAC
  • Long term care insurance
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free financial planning 

Paid time off

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Vacation hours - minimum of 13 vacation days per year, plus more earned with additional years of state service
  • Personal days - 4.5 days per year
  • Legal holidays 9 days per year
  • Sick leave earn 1.35 days every month
  • Ability to convert vacation leave to sabbatical leave
  • Ability to convert sick leave at retirement to assist with payment of health insurance premiums

Personal development

  • Challenging work assignments
  • Casual supportive work environment
  • Ability to transfer jobs without losing benefits
  • Latest computer technology
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Promote health, safety and wellness with Brown Bag Seminars
  • Learning management system to enhance skills and education


Benefits listed here are for permanent employees and may require waiting periods and/or participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. Prorated benefits are available for permanent part-time employees.

Additional benefit information is available from DOT Payroll and Benefits Section (dotpayroll@dot.wi.gov) and the Department of Employee Trust Funds.

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Last modified: July 24, 2014

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