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Employee Benefits

Skagit Valley College (SVC) contributes to each eligible employee’s medical, dental, life, and long-term disability coverage, which are provided by the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB). The detailed information regarding coverage is available at hca.wa.gov/employee-retiree-benefits. Rates and benefits are subject to legislative action. The benefits package for eligible employees includes:

Health Insurance

  • Choice of medical plans, dependent on the county of residence;
  • Managed Care (HMO), Value Managed Care, or Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans are current options;
  • Employee cost varies, depending on plan choice and number of dependents.

Dental Insurance

  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan;
  • Managed Care plans (not available in Skagit County or Island County).

Life Insurance

  • Basic Coverage (employer paid); $25,000 Life and $5,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D);
  • Optional Coverage at employee’s expense includes additional life insurance coverage for employee and spouse or additional AD&D for employee and family.
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
  • Basic Coverage (employer paid);
  • Optional Coverage is available at employee expense.

Retirement Plans

State Board Retirement Plan (SBRP) administered by TIAA-CREF.
Employee contributions are tax-deferred. Employee and employer contributions:

  • Under age 35: 5.0% of gross salary
  • Age 35 to 49: 7.5% of gross salary
  • Age 50 and over: 10.0% of gross salary

Department of Retirement Systems (DRS)
PERS 1: Defined Benefit Plan
PERS 2: Defined Benefit Plan
PERS 3: Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plan.