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Benefits at a Glance

Select one of the links below to obtain additional information about the benefits available to TDCJ employees.

Paid Leave


Hazardous Duty Pay

View information about Hazardous Duty Pay.

Longevity Pay

View information about Longevity Pay.

Direct Deposit

Direct deposit of monthly salary warrants is available to an employee's designated financial institution(s).

Benefit Waiting Period


Unpaid Leave

Other Benefits

Payroll Deductions

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on these pages. However, in the event of any discrepancy between this publication and the official documents, contracts, statutes, and administrative rules governing the programs administered by the Employees Retirement System (ERS) of Texas, those documents, contracts, statutes, and administrative rules will prevail.

ERS administers and oversees retirement, insurance, deferred compensation, and flexible benefits programs for the State of Texas. More detailed information regarding benefits is available from the ERS Website. If you have questions or need information, use the Customer Service Direct program on the ERS Website.

Page updated: 03/08/2022