Employee Benefits


The State of Colorado and CSDB demonstrate their commitment to their employees with a competitive and solid compensation/benefits package. Although individual benefits will vary, in general, for every $100 that employees earn, the state contributes approximately $25 in additional compensation. For example, the state contributes to employee health/dental care coverage, life insurance coverage, short-term disability insurance coverage, retirement, and leave. The State of Colorado offers a variety of optional benefits for employees to choose.

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Pre-Tax Benefits

  • Life Insurance (including AD&D)

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent Care)

  • Retirement Benefits through the Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) of Colorado 

  • Tax-Deferred Savings/Deferred Compensation Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Direct Paycheck Deposit

  • Credit Union of Colorado Membership

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Wellness Programs

State of Colorado Benefits Video

Comprehensive overview of benefits offered by the State of Colorado

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) information