Staff Benefits Overview

Medical Benefits

Tufts Health Plan

WIT contributes 62.5% towards the following plans through Tufts Health Plan

Staff cost (pre-tax deduction):

  • HMO
    2017 Bi-weekly rates:
    Individual - $122.04
    Family - $329.14
  • PPO
    2017 Bi-weekly rates:
    Individual - $142.67
    Family - $384.40

Dental Benefits

CIGNA

  • Choice of Dentist
  • $1500 maximum per year per person
  • WIT pays 50% premium

Staff cost (pre-tax deduction):

  • 2017 Bi-weekly rates:
    Individual - $9.79
    Family - $26.71

Pension

TIAA-CREF

  • Waiting period: 1 year 
  • WIT contribution: 10%; 
  • Employee contribution: 0%
  • Supplemental Retirement options available upon hire (pre-tax contribution)

Disability

  • Short-term sponsored by Wentworth
  • Long-term by The Guardian
  • Staff eligible after one year

Long-term Disability

  • 60% of base pay beginning the seventh month of disability
  • Wentworth pays full premium

Life Insurance

  • 2 x base salary

Dependent Care

  • Dependent or Elder care expenses deducted from paycheck before taxes

Tuition Assistance: Full-time employees

  • At Wentworth, tuition waived for up to 8 credits for semester upon hire
  • At other COF colleges, tuition waived for one undergraduate level course per semester upon approval (after 1 year service)
  • Tuition assistance at WIT for dependents (after 1 year service)
  • Tuition reimbursement at other schools (after five years service) for graduate level courses upon approval

MBTA Monthly Pass Program

  • Up to $84.50 subsidized monthly t-pass if there is no parking permit

Parking

2017 rates:

  • Annual pass - $40.00 (bi-weekly)
  • Evening/weekend pass - $70.00  (semester)
  • Daily pass - $10.00

Vacation

  • Non-Exempt: 10 days/year (0-2 years of service); 15 days/year (3-7 years); 20 days/year (8+ years)
  • Exempt: 15 days/year (0-2 years of service);20 days/year (3-7 years)

Sick & Personal Time

  • Employees earn 1day/month; 3 days  may be used as personal

Holidays

Optional Benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Liberty Mutual - car, home, renter’s insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Cancer insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vision Plan
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