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Human Resources

Summary of Benefits (FY2020) 

Health Insurance 

Prince William County offers four medical plans with corresponding pharmacy and vision coverage.  Two dental plans are offered as well as a supplemental vision plan. 

 Note:  Full-time, and Part-time employees are eligible to participate in our plans; however, the level of benefits depends on the classification of the position, and number of hours worked.


Prince William County participates in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).  Enrollment is mandatory for all full-time employees.  Depending on an employee's date of hire and previous VRS service, they are enrolled in one of three plans, Plan 1, Plan 2 or the Hybrid Plan.  All employees contribute 5% of salary to the Plan.  

Hazardous duty employees (Police, Fire and Rescue, Sheriff, and Jail Officers) are also eligible for additional enhanced benefits under the VRS.  Police and Fire employees have an additional Supplemental Retirement Plan.

The County also offers 401a and 457 defined contribution plans.  These voluntary programs offer pre-tax contributions and a wide array of investment options.  There is a County match on employee 401a contributions (set by the Board of County Supervisors each fiscal year).

Eligible employees may also receive a health insurance credit at the time of retirement.  This additional money is a monthly lifetime benefit that reimburses retirees for health insurance premiums. 

Life Insurance

Prince William County provides free basic life insurance that equals an employee's salary rounded to the nearest thousand, then doubled.  Employees may purchase additional life insurance for themselves, spouse and/or children.


Full-time employees accrues the following:

  • Annual leave* – accrue 4 hours each pay period.  Accrual increases every 3 years up to a maximum of 8 hours per pay period.
  • Sick leave* – accrue 4 hours each pay period.
  • Paid Holidays- receive up to 12 holidays per year.

*Leave accruals adjust based on schedule

Additional Benefits

In addition to the benefits listed above, the County offers the following programs:

  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Direct Deposit
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Advisory Committee
  • Other Leave Programs


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