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Salaries and Benefits

CDC offers competitive starting salaries with increases, unparalleled benefits, and rewarding assignments that make a difference.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Click on the .PDF file for general information on benefits eligibility. You may also visit for more information on federal benefits.

Type of Position

Current Federal Employee Current Federal Employee

Fellow Fellow

Senior Executive (SES) Senior Executive (SES)

Intermittent Employees Intermittent Employees

Part-Time Employees Part-Time Employees

Temporary Employees Temporary Employees

Incentives and Awards

Vacation, Personal, and Sick Time

More information on the federal government’s liberal leave policies is available at

Flexible Work Schedules

Comprehensive Medical Benefits

More information on federal employee health benefits is available at

Child Care

Employee Assistance and Referral Programs

Employees and their immediate family members have access to confidential, professional counseling and referral services to help them manage life events (e.g., legal matters, finances, education, family matters, etc.)

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

The federal flexible spending account is a pre-tax benefits program that allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars for qualifying medical, child care, or adult care expenses.

More information on federal flexible spending account is available at

Retirement Benefits and Pension Plan

The federal employee retirement system for employees hired after 1983 consists of:

More information on the federal retirement plan is available at

Life Insurance

More information on the federal life insurance program is available at

Long-Term Care Insurance

More information on the long-term care program is available at

Commuter Subsidy Programs


For qualified persons to work from home in certain circumstances

Family Friendly Leave Programs

Leave programs and policies to help balance work and family life.

More information on family friendly work and leave programs is available at:

Continuing Education and Professional Development

Wellness, Fitness & Other Benefits


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Content Source: Atlanta Human Resources Center (AHRC)
Page last modified: 10/30/2006