Benefits & Compensation

Benton PUD's Total Pay Approach provides a comprehensive package that includes compensation, benefits, retirement plans, and employee development.  We have a variety of programs and options to fit your needs, including:

Health and Life Benefits:

  • Medical (PPO or CDHP)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employee Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
Retirement Benefits:
  • Washington Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)
  • 457 and 401(a) Deferred Compensation Plans with Company Contribution
Saving/Spending Accounts:
  • VEBA Health Reimbursement - to reimburse yourself for medical expenses or save for the cost of medical at retirement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Dependent Care Spending Account
Paid Time Off
  • Personal Leave - accruals increase with years of service
  • 11 Paid Holidays
    • New Years Day
    • President's Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Veteran's Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Day After Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Day
    • 2 Floating Holidays
Other benefits include:
  • Safety Incentives
  • Wellness Incentives
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Leadership Training
  • Community Engagement
  • Casual Work Attire

*Some of these benefits may not apply to temporary or on call positions.