Work at DHS: Employee Benefits

When you work with us, you work for the State of Wisconsin. State workers have many great benefits, on top of their wages.

Benefits we offer

Some of our benefits include:

  • Health, dental, and eye insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off for vacation and nine holidays
  • Paid time off for when you're sick
  • Paid training
  • Remote work options (for some jobs) 
  • Retirement pension plan

Take a look at our Department of Health Services Employee Benefit Summary, P-02873 (PDF) for more details.

Some benefits differ for full-time and part-time workers. They also differ for salaried and hourly workers. In the benefit summary linked above (P-02873), you may see salaried jobs listed as “exempt” or “unclassified.” Hourly jobs may be listed as “non-exempt” or “classified.”

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Last Revised: March 15, 2022