The State of Wyoming provides competitive wage and benefit plans to our employees. Below is a summary of our benefit package.  If you should have any questions please contact our office.

  • For information on wages as they relate to a position please click here.
  • As a State of Wyoming employee you will earn annual leave based on the number of months you have been employed by the state:
Number of Months Employed                 Hours Earned Each Month
1 - 48 months                                       8 hrs per mo (12 days per yr)
49 - 108 months                                   10 hrs per mo (15 days per yr) 
109 - 168 months                                 12 hrs per mo (18 days per yr) 
169 - 228 months                                 14 hrs per mo (21 days per yr) 
over 229 months                                  16 hrs per mo (24 days per yr) 

  • Eight hours per month (12 days per year) for 160 hours per month worked with unlimited accumulation.
  • The State employee’s retirement program includes both the benefits of the Wyoming Retirement System and Social Security System. 
  • An employee becomes fully vested upon completion of four years of service.
  • Early withdrawal of retirement funds results in forfeiture of employer matching contributions and interest on employer contributions. 
  • As of the 2012 legislative session a "second tier"  (Tier 2) of benefits for members of the Public Employee Pension was created.  The benefits for both tiers are as follows: 
*Wyoming has the "85 Year Rule" in place for full retirement qualification ‐‐ your age plus your years of service must equal 85 to qualify for full benefits upon early retirement. 
  • For more detailed information on the State retirement benefits please contact Wyoming Retirement System at or Wyoming Retirement System, 6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 500, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 (307) 777-7691.
  • The state provides a voluntary deferred compensation plan.  This plan offers a plan under which employees may defer a portion of their income to provide returns on investment. Withdrawal is triggered by termination of employment or retirement. Contributions may be made on a pre-tax or post-tax basis. 
  • The State contributes an additional $20 per month to employees enrolled in the Deferred Compensation Program.
  • The State pays roughly 85% towards the employees elected health, dental and life insurance monthly.
  • For more details click here.
  • All plans have an initial deductible; the State Health Plan pays in‐network and in‐state providers for covered medical expenses at 80 or 85 percent. This amount may be less, if care is received from an out‐of‐state non‐network provider. 
  • A new employee and their dependents have 31 days from date of eligibility to enroll. 
  • Coverage begins on the first day of the month following employment. 
  • Various deductibles are available.  
  • The State also offers a Health Savings Account (HSA) option. An HSA is like an IRA for medical care and requires a great deal of thought before electing to participate due to the restrictions and limitations. There are, however, some very attractive aspects to this option for certain individuals. If you think you may be interested, please request additional information on this option. 
  • Term Life insurance and AD&D coverage is available. Cost increases with age. 
  • The death benefit is $50,000 through age 59 and declines afterwards. 
  • Term Life coverage is also available for dependents. 
  • Additional life insurance is available through the Wyoming Retirement System. Group term costs $16.00 per month. 
  • State employees may be covered by the Delta Dental Plan.
  • There are two dental plans available. The preventive is required with the health plan. The optional dental plan, which provides coverage for restorations and etc., is voluntary. 
  • Flexible Spending Account allows you to pay for eligible medical insurance premiums on a pre-tax basis, and
  • Medical Reimbursement Accounts: money from earnings can be set aside, on a pre-tax basis, to pay eligible medical expenses.
  • Dependent Day Care Reimbursement Account: money from earnings can be set aside, on a pre-tax basis, to pay for eligible dependent care expenses.
  • Additional $40 earned per month for each five years of unbroken service after completion of the first five years, unlimited accrual.
  • Employees may have flexibility to work on an alternative schedule. For more details click here
Automatic payroll deposit is available.

Several credit union memberships are available to employees. 

Contact Us

A & I Human Resources
Emerson Building
2001 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
Phone: 307 777-6713
FAX: 307 777-6659