MD Anderson employee benefits

Benefits

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Your Health

MD Anderson provides free health coverage for full-time and part-time employees who work 30 or more hours per week. Our benefits plan is administered through The University of Texas System’s Office of Employee Benefits. Benefits-eligible employees can choose health care coverage from the following programs:

  • Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision
  • Disability
  • Life
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Your Wealth

Your overall compensation package may include a combination of the following:

  • Base pay
  • Performance rewards
  • Differential pay
  • Certification pay
  • State of Texas longevity pay
  • Anderson Awards
  • Merit pay

We also offer a variety of retirement planning options, including the teachers’ retirement system.

Your Time

Our generous leave program includes a combination of the following, depending on employment type:

  • Paid Time Off program that provides approximately three weeks of vacation in the first year and accrual increase after two years
  • Extended Illness Bank to use when you or a family member are ill for more than two days
  • An average of nine paid institutional holidays per year
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Available leave for military service, funeral, jury duty and required education
  • Recognition Leave

Your Life

MD Anderson provides a broad range of programs and services that support the needs of you and your family. These include:

  • Alternative work arrangements
  • Back-up dependent care
  • Financial education and resources
  • Working Mothers’ Rooms
  • Eldercare referral services
  • Employee discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program

Your Wellness

MD Anderson offers multiple programs to support your overall health and wellness goals, including:

  • Online health assessment
  • Free membership to a state-of-the-art fitness centers on campus (for eligible employees)
  • Weight Watchers at Work
  • Online and in-person nutrition courses
  • Physical, financial and emotional education programs
  • Running, walking and cycling clubs
  • Tobacco Cessation Resources

Your Development

The opportunities for our employees to professionally and personally challenge themselves are embedded in everything we do here. Our programs include:

  • My Buddy program to help you adapt to the institution
  • Employee Networks to promote and foster a culturally inclusive and effective work environment
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Online and in-person training and education opportunities with more than 4,000 online courses and 25,000 e-books
  • A robust mentoring program
  • Online career self-management toolkit
  • Learn more about our professional education programs.