Employee Benefits

I visited Colorado Springs and saw the Rocky Mountains for the first time at age 16 and I knew immediately that there was no place else in the world I wanted to live.  There is just something about being at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and having this view to feast our eyes on every day.  When I see them I know I am home. 

~Robin Tueting, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist



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 from (detailed below).

  • 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
  • Staff Development Opportunities
  • Wellness Programs


Comprehensive overview of benefits offered by the State of Colorado

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) information