Salary and Benefits

The following is a representative listing of the benefits typically provided to regular, full-time, 12 calendar month classified employee. The specific salary and benefit package for a job classification will depend on the salary and benefits negotiated by the collective bargaining representative for that job classification. There may also be differences if the employee is assigned to a management, “senior management”, confidential, or other unrepresented class. Before accepting employment, you should seek specific information from the hiring authority, college personnel office staff, the Personnel Commission Office, or Human Resources Division at the District Office.


  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • New employees receive 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 19 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District. Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.
  • Employee Assistance Program


It is the goal of the District to maintain competitive salaries for its employees.

Salaries published in job bulletins for classified jobs are typically quoted on a monthly basis; please be advised, however, that when hired, you will be paid on a semi-monthly or monthly basis depending on your job classification.

Salaries are typically reviewed and/or adjusted annually to comply with collective bargaining agreements. However, as with all employers, this practice may be suspended depending on the financial circumstances of the District.