The University of Iowa Benefit Comparison

AD&D :: Dental Insurance :: Dependent Care Spending::Group Life :: Health Care Spending
Health Insurance :: LTD :: Retirement :: Sick Leave :: Spouse/Dependent Life :: Supplemental Life
Supplemental Retirement Plans :: Unemployment :: Vacation :: Workers' Compensation

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Merit/Merit Confidential: 10 options
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt:  10 Options
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific:  10 Options
  • SEIU:  10 Options

Dental Insurance

  • Merit/Merit Confidential:  1 State Plan
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt:  1 University Plan
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: 1 University Plan
  • SEIU: 1 University Plan

Dependent Care Spending Account

  • Merit/Merit Confidential:  Yes
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt:  Yes
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: Yes
  • SEIU: Yes

Group Life Insurance

  • Merit/Merit Confidential: 2 times salary
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: Option of $50,000; 2, 2.5 or 3 times salary
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: Option of $50,000; 2, 2.5 or 3 times salary
  • SEIU: Option of $50,000; 2, 2.5 or 3 times salary

Health Care Spending Account

  • Merit/Merit Confidential:  Yes
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt:  Yes
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: Yes
  • SEIU: Yes

Health Insurance

  • Merit/Merit Confidential:  4 State Plans
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: 1 University Plan
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: 1 University Plan
  • SEIU: 1 University Plan

Long Term Disability

  • Merit/Merit Confidential:  60%
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt:  60%
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: 60%
  • SEIU: 60%

Retirement

  • Merit/Merit Confidential:  TIAA/CREF or IPERS
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: TIAA/CREF or IPERS
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: TIAA/CREF or IPERS
  • SEIU: TIAA/CREF or IPERS

Sick Leave (based on 100% time appointment)

  • Merit/Merit Confidential: 12 hours monthly accrual
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: 12 hours monthly accrual
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: 12 hours monthly accrual (Visiting Faculty Excluded)
  • SEIU: 12 hours monthly accrual

Spouse/Partner & or Dependent Life Insurance

  • Merit/Merit Confidential:  4 Options
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: 4 Options
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: 4 Options
  • SEIU: 4 Options

Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Merit/Merit Confidential: Option of .5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3 or 3.5 times salary
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: Option of .5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3 or 3.5 times salary
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: Option of .5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3 or 3.5 times salary
  • SEIU: Option of .5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3 or 3.5 times salary

Supplemental Retirement Plans

  • Merit/Merit Confidential: Multiple Options
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: Multiple Options
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: Multiple Options
  • SEIU: Multiple Options

Unemployment

  • Merit/Merit Confidential: Participate
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: Participate
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: Participate
  • SEIU: Participate

Vacation (based on 100% time appointment)

  • Merit/Merit Confidential:

Accrual Rate
Years of Service = Hours Per Month
First 4 years = 8.00
5 through 11 = 11.33
12 through 19 = 14.66
20 through 24 = 16.00
25 and Over = 18.00

  • Merit Supervisory Exempt:

Accrual Rate
Years of Service = Hours Per Month
First 4 years = 8.00
5 through 11 = 11.33
12 through 19 = 14.66
20 through 24 = 16.00
25 and Over = 18.00

  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific:

Accrual Rate
16.00 Hours Per Month (Academic Year Faculty Excluded)

  • SEIU:

Accrual Rate
(Hired as of 7/1/99)

Years of Service = Hours Per Month
First 3 years = 10.00
3 through 5 = 13.3
6 and Over = 16.00

Workers' Compensation

  • Merit/Merit Confidential: Participate
  • Merit Supervisory Exempt: Participate
  • Faculty/Professional and Scientific: Participate
  • SEIU: Participate