Employees of the State Bar of California are eligible for a broad package of benefits.


Medical: There is a choice of health plans including two HMO plans and one Point of Service plan for employees and their dependents. The State Bar pays 80% of the plan premium.

Dental: Two dental plans are offered through Delta Dental for employees and dependents, one prepaid plan and one indemnity plan. The State Bar pays 80% of the plan premium.

Vision: Vision care is offered through Vision Service Plan (VSP) for employees and dependents at a nominal cost.

Life Insurance: All employees receive fully paid life insurance at two times their annual salary.


Employees become members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) under the contributory 2% @ 62 formula.


Employees receive 14 holidays per year.


Vacation leave is initially 10 days per year (accrued at the rate of 5/6 days per month). In the third year it increases to 15 days per year, the 10th year to 20 days per year and in the 15th year to 25 vacation days per year.

Sick Leave

Sick leave is accrued at the rate of 10 days per year (.833 hours per month) to a total of 30 days.

Additional Benefits

  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Contributory Life Insurance
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Child Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Optional Long-Term Disability Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program