Team ND Benefits


The State of North Dakota is committed to providing Team Members with a strong and competitive benefits package that support you, your health and your family. We encourage you to review your options by clicking through the information below.

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Stay Healthy

Fully Paid Family Health Insurance

  • Family health insurance with no monthly paycheck deductions.

Wellness Program

  • Get reimbursed for going to the gym or earn up to $250 for participating in wellness activities.

Vision & Dental Insurance

  • Voluntary plan options at a reduced rate for you and your family.

Employee Assistance Program

  • Counseling services to assist employees and family members.

Public Employees Retirement System

  • Visit NDPERS to learn more
Time Away From Work

Annual Leave - Years of Service

  • 0-3 years earns 8 hours per month
  • 4 - 7 years earns 10 hours per month
  • 8-12 years earns 12 hours per month
  • 13-18 years earns 14 hours per month
  • Over 18 years earns 16 hours per month

Sick Leave

  • Earn 8 hours per month


  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • Martin Luther King Day (third Monday in January)
  • President’s Day (third Monday in February)
  • Good Friday, (Friday preceding Easter Sunday)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September).
  • Veterans' Day (November 11).
  • Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

Leave Sharing

  • Employees may be eligible to give or receive donations of annual or sick leave for medical conditions.
Financial Planning


  • 15.26% is contributed towards the employee’s retirement plan. The state contributes 12.26%, with the employee contributing an additional 3%.

Deferred Compensation

  • Employees may participate in an additional tax-free retirement plan.

Flex Comp Plan

  • Employees may pay medical expenses, insurance payments and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Life Insurance

  • Employees receive basic life insurance benefit with an option for additional coverage.

Public Employees Retirement System

Additional Benefits

Many agencies offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Telecommuting
  • Training Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Infant at Work Program
  • Recognition Programs
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Statewide Discounts
  • Visit NDPERS to learn more.