Benefits

It starts with you. Great people. Great place. Unlimited possibilities! Hillsborough County knows its employees are its greatest asset. We strive to attract and retain top talent. We do that by offering a very generous benefits package. Our benefits focus on your physical, financial, and mental health as an employee throughout your career and into retirement. Hillsborough County employees enjoy a career of creating community prosperity – we make sure of that! For a complete list and description of all Hillsborough County Benefits, see the Hillsborough County Benefits Summary Booklet.

Benefits at a glance:

Cafeteria Benefit

Unique to Hillsborough County, employees receive $2,520 annually ($96.92 per pay period) to help pay for benefits. It’s additional income that essentially raises your pay rate by approximately $1.21 per hour!

Health Plans

Whether you’re a planner and saver, or want convenience from your health plan, Hillsborough County’s customized plans — the Modern and the Traditional — meet the needs of you and your family.

Health Savings Account

The Modern plan automatically comes with a Health Savings Account (HSA), which you can use for medical, dental, and vision expenses. Hillsborough County makes a generous contribution into the HSA once per year!

Dental Plans

Choose between two low-cost Dental HMO plans — the Standard DHMO and the Premier DHMO — where you select a dentist before visiting that dentist. A third dental option, the DPPO, allows you to see any dentist you want, any time you want!

Vision Plans

Hillsborough County provides an affordable vision plan where you pay co-pays for office visits and progressive lenses. An allowance of up to $150 is given for lenses, select frames, or contact lenses.

Health Care Flexible Spending Account

You can have the money you need for health care expenses at your fingertips when participating in a Health Care Flexible Spending Account, and its tax free!

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Wouldn’t you like to pay for child care with tax-free money? The Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account gives you the opportunity to set aside up to $5,000 of pre-tax money for child or elder care expenses.

Life Insurance

Hillsborough County provides a $20,000 Basic Life Insurance policy to you with the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.

Short and Long-term Disability Insurance

Being out of work due to illness, injury, or other reasons for an extended amount of time has its challenges. Hillsborough County covers the full cost for exceptional short and long-term disability.

Tuition Reimbursement

Working and going to school is no small feat, so Hillsborough County will support you with tuition reimbursement for job-related coursework. You can be reimbursed up to $2,000 annually.

Paid Time Off

Employees receive a generous offering of:

  • 11 paid holidays
  • 2 floating holidays
  • 10-20 days of vacation time earned annually based on tenure
  • 8 days of sick time earned annually
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 3 days of bereavement leave

Well4Life Program

Hillsborough County believes in the total well-being of its employees. Well4Life, the County’s employee wellness program, will provide support for your physical, emotional, social, and financial health. This voluntary program offers education, coaching, and even real money, up to $850 annually, to those who participate!

Employee Assistance Program

When you just need some extra help in life, the Employee Assistance Program is there for you. It provides you and your family with immediate confidential counseling, legal and financial guidance, and more!

Voluntary Benefits

Choose from a variety of plans to supplement benefits provided by Hillsborough County such as universal life, hospital, critical illness, accident, pet insurance, and many others!

Credit Union Membership

Florida West Coast Credit Union is the exclusive credit union for Hillsborough County employees. Experience outstanding customer service, low interest rate loans, and high savings returns on accounts opened with Florida West Coast Credit Union!

 

Transparency in Coverage Machine Readable Files

This link leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.