The City of Farmers Branch is committed to providing a competitive benefits package to complement a strong compensation program. This summary provides an overview of the types of benefits offered to Farmers Branch employees. More details are available from the Human Resources Department upon employment.


Full-time employees are eligible for many benefits on the first day of employment. There is no waiting period for health benefits, holiday pay, deferred compensation, flexible spending accounts or the retirement plan.

Cost to Employee

The City subsidizes a large portion of medical insurance costs and provides basic insurances at no cost to employees such as life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and long-term disability insurance.


The City offers a cafeteria-style benefit program where employees are given pre and post-tax choices of benefit programs that best meet their individual needs such as medical, dental, vision, and supplemental plans. Employees are also offered health and savings plans such as health savings accounts, medical flexible spending accounts, dependent care accounts, and deferred compensation and Roth retirement plans.

Summary of Benefits

United Health Care - Summary of Benefits