Los Angeles County offers one of the strongest public-sector benefits packages in the nation.
Flexible Benefit Plans
The County provides each employee with a monthly "benefit allowance" they can use to pay for benefits, allowing employees to choose among a variety of pre-tax and after-tax benefits that include:
- Medical coverage
- Dental coverage
- Group life insurance
- AD&D insurance
- Health care spending accounts
- Long-term disability health insurance
- Subsidized Dependant Care Spending Accounts
Robust Retirement Packages
The County offers a number of deferred compensation plans for full-, part-time and seasonal employees. The plans provide a great way to save for retirement and supplement the defined benefit pension available to full-time employees. These plans help our employees build a plan for their future and contribute to their families long-term financial well being.
Generous Maternity & Family Leave Benefits
In striving to be an employer of choice, Los Angeles County leads the way in supporting our employees and their families through generous family leave benefits as well as paid vacation and sick time days. We also offer flexible work schedules, lactation support and Americans with Disabilities Act accommodation to ensure that every employee knows their value, reaches their potential and maintains a healthy work-life balance.
Countywide Fitness Challenge
Race Around the World
Interagency Greatest Loser
Flu Vaccination Clinics
Wellness That Works
As the largest County in the nation and a leader in public-sector employment, we emphasis both physical and mental well-being as key traits of effective and balanced employees. In addition to the many wellness initiatives offered by our health care plan partners, the County offers activities and information to help our employees to be healthier and more productive.
Employee Benefits By the Numbers
*Approximately 80% of employees participate in each of the deferred compensation plans offered.
Commuter Benefits Program
The Commuter Benefit Plan lets County employees who take public transportation to and from work save money by paying for commuting expenses with pre-tax payroll deductions that let you pay for your commute tax-free, letting you save up to $500 per year! The program also makes easy to travel by letting commuters set up automatic payment for transit vouchers, Metrolink passes and Transit Access pass cards.