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The state of South Carolina offers its employees generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus, work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to employees of some state agencies.

Work Life Balance 15 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, paid parental leave, military leave, 13 paid holidays

Take care of you and your family    

  • Health coverage, which includes prescription coverage and wellness benefits
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Term life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses
  • Adoption assistance
  • Paid parental leave

Learn more about the leave and other benefits state employees receive.  

Save for your future 

  • Retirement plan options – defined benefit and defined contribution
  • Voluntary, supplemental retirement savings plan – 401(k) and 457 plans

The South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA) administers insurance and retirement benefits for state employees. Learn more about benefit options.

The language used in this document does not create an employment contract between the employee and the agency. This document does not create any contractual rights or entitlements. The agency reserves the right to revise the content of this document, in whole or in part. No promises or assurances, whether written or oral, which are contrary to or inconsistent with the terms of this paragraph create any contract of employment.