Our employees enjoy competitive salaries and generous benefits. We pride ourselves on a comprehensive benefits program that supports employees' health and financial well-being.
Programs, resources, and benefit eligibility varies based on position, average hours worked, location and length of service. For detailed benefits info, please visit the benefits page.
Compensation and retirement
The City of Minneapolis strives to pay competitive wages. Over 90% of our employees are represented by a collective bargaining unit and receive regular step increases and cost of living adjustments to enhance financial stability.
Paid time off
Our generous leave package includes vacation, holidays and paid sick leave, which gives employees the opportunity to enhance their quality of life outside work. Amounts and accrual rates are based on years of experience and collective bargaining agreements.
City employees earn a pension and may choose to participate in additional retirement savings programs.
- Pension: The City of Minneapolis participates in the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). Employees and the City both contribute a percentage of your pay to fund future benefits.
- Deferred compensation: Employees may choose to participate in pre-tax or after-tax savings plans through the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS).
The City of Minneapolis offers eligible employees one plan design with a choice of five provider networks, allowing you to select the best option for you. Available plans include Medica Choice Passport, Medica Elect, VantagePlus with Medica, Park Nicollet First with Medica, and Ridgeview Community Network powered by Medica.
The City of Minneapolis offers dental insurance through Delta Dental of Minnesota and pays 100% of the monthly premium.
The Metropass program allows eligible employees to enroll in a pass for unlimited bus or light rail rides at a discounted price.
Learning and development
The City of Minneapolis offers classes in leadership, cultural agility, change management and more to engage and develop employees. Additionally, City employees have the opportunity to take advantage of educational discounts at Augsburg University, Hamline and St. Mary's University of Minnesota.
Employees can also take advantage of optional life insurance, flexible spending accounts, the Employee Assistance Program, technology discounts and more.
For detailed benefits info, please visit the benefits page.
We are always looking for talented people to join the City. We invite you to explore our open positions and apply today.
Last updated Feb 9, 2019