(New employees hired on or after January 1, 2013)
The State of Alabama offers generous benefits to Merit System employees that are equal to about 35% of each employee’s pay. Many of those benefits are listed below. Employees hired on or after January 1, 2013, receive Tier 2 benefits.
Tier 2 Employee Benefits
Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
ADPH pays $930/month ($11,160/year). Employee cost for single coverage is $30 with a Non-tobacco Usage Discount and a Wellness Discount. Family coverage is $440 (with spouse) and $305 (without
Dental and Vision coverage are optional.
ADPH pays 13.25% of
104 hrs/year (13 days/year) - Annual Leave increases after 5 years of service up to 234 hours per year/ 29 days, 2 hours.
Holidays/Personal Leave Day
104 hrs/year (13 days/year)
Flexible starting and ending work hours (if approved)
$600/yr after 5 years of service - The longevity bonus increases by $100 each 5th year up to $1,000 per year.
Blood Donation Leave
2 hours per approved donation
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Provides help for employees and dependents whose work performance or quality of life as a whole is being adversely affected by problems such as home and family issues, substance abuse, mental/emotional problems, or health problems. EAP provides 3 free visits per year for each employee and dependent.
Deferred Compensation Plans
Great West; RSA-1
Page last updated: October 4, 2018