Working for the State of Colorado

When you work with the State of Colorado, you will find meaningful work in public service to Colorado and its citizens. 

State of Colorado offers competitive compensation package that includes:

  • Two PERA retirement plan options plus optional 401k/457 plans.

  • State sponsored medical and dental plans.  Paid basic life insurance and short term disability.

  • State-paid Health Savings Account (HSA) Contributions up to $720 annually.

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs).

  • Optional additional life coverage and long-term disability coverage.

  • 10 paid holidays per year.  Paid vacation and sick leave.

  • Employee wellness programs and incentives.  Employee Assistance Program (C-SEAP)

  • Subsidized RTD FlexPass and free parking at most work locations.

  • Options for continued professional development.  Reduced college tuition (CSU Global, DeVry University, University of the Rockies) and CDPS Tuition Reimbursement Program.


To learn more about what the State of Colorado looks like, read this State Workforce presentation. 

Watch Benefits Overview video for a comprehensive summary of State Benefits package 

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