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Compensation & Benefits

The Federal Judiciary offers a generous compensation and benefits package to employees.

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Benefits may include the following:

  • Paid Time Off
    • A minimum of 11 paid holidays
    • Annual leave (13 - 26 days per year, depending on length of service)
    • Sick leave (13 days per year)
    • Paid parental leave (12 weeks per year after one year of service)
  • Insurance
    • Choice of Federal Employees Health Benefits plans, including dental and vision insurance
    • Flexible Benefits Program (pre-tax healthcare and dependent care reimbursement accounts)
    • Federal Employees Group Life Insurance
    • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Retirement
    • Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS)
    • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
  • Work/Life Balance
    • Schedule flexibility (telework, alternative work schedules)
    • Employee Assistance Program and other Work/Life resources
    • On-site fitness centers and Health Units (select locations)
    • Professional development opportunities
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), pursuant to the terms of the program
  • Tuition reimbursement (subject to funding availability)
  • Credit for prior federal government service

See our current Employment opportunities here.