Job Seekers

We're glad you are seeking employment with the State of Arizona!

This is a quick overview of our wide range of benefit programs for you and your family. Please follow the links for more detailed information on each benefit, including rates.

  • We offer medical, dental, vision, and flexible spending plans.
  • For coverage and rates, please see the "Active Guides" section of this page.

Health Impact Program (HIP)

  • Earn up to $200 annually by participating in our award-winning program of free preventative health screenings (mini-health, mammography, prostate), immunizations, lifestyle/mindfulness classes and physical activities.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Counseling sessions - 12 free per year per issue for each employee and each covered dependent. Available 24/7 for support, resources and information on work/life solutions, dependent/elder care, college planning, wills, legal guidance, financial resources, funeral planning and more. 

 Annual Leave

Years of Service Days Per Year
Fewer than 3 years 13 days
3 - 8 years 18 days
9 or more years 21 days

  • Holidays - 10 paid per year.
  • Sick Leave - 12 days per year. No accrual or carryover limits.
  • Family Sick Leave - Up to 480 hours per calendar year of an employee’s previously earned sick leave may be used to care for an ill family member.
  • Parental Leave - Up to 12 weeks per year paid leave for newborn or newly-placed foster/adopted child. This is a pilot program, learn more at
  • Other Leaves - Bereavement, civic duty, and military.
  • Remote Options - Available for some positions, varies by state agency. 

Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)

  • Employee contribution rate - 12.14%
  • State contribution rate - 12.14%
  • Mandatory participation. The deduction begins 27 weeks after the hire date for new ASRS members. The rate usually increases annually.

Correctional Officer Retirement Plan (CORP)

  • For certain full-time corrections officers, probation officers, and dispatchers.
  • Mandatory participation: Rate varies by agency
  • The deduction begins on the hire date

Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS)

  • For certain full-time firefighters and peace officers
  • Mandatory participation: Rate varies by agency
  • The deduction begins on the hire date

Deferred Compensation Plan - AZ Smart Save

  • Optional program - save more for retirement through 401(a) and 457(b) plans, similar to a 401(k) in the private sector.


  • LinkedIn Learning - Business, design & tech courses vary by agency.
  • Tuition Discounts - - for online and classroom degree programs at state and national institutions.
  • Tuition Reimbursement - may be available, varies by agency. 
  • Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) -
  • AZ529 Plan - - Pre-tax savings for college, vocational and workforce training, and private K-12, via direct deposit. 


  • Capitol Rideshare - - Get perks for using alternate transportation, discounted transit passes, vanpools, and free parking at state facilities where you work. 


  • OneAZ Credit Union -
  • AZ ABLE - - saving accounts for AZ residents with disabilities.

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