Benefits List


The Department of Defense (DoD) is proud to give each of its employees a competitive benefits package, Recruitment and Work/Life Balance Incentives which include the following:

  • Flexible schedules and possible telework
  • Family and medical leave
  • Family-friendly workplace including childcare centers in some locations
  • Up to 26 vacation days each year
  • 13 days sick leave earned annually
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health insurance-numerous plans to choose from
  • Long Term Care insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Additional pay for overtime, and work on holidays or Sundays
  • Life insurance-with available additions for family coverage
  • Transit subsidies
  • Leave-sharing programs


Salary ranges are included with each job opportunity announcement. If you would like to view various salary tables and related information, please visit the Federal Employee Pay Tables page.

Recruitment Incentives

Work/Life balance Incentives

  • Flexible Work Schedule/ Telework
  • Fitness and Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program


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