Benefits at Des Moines Public Schools

DMPS provides employees with a rich and comprehensive benefits package. The DMPS Benefits Guide outlines the benefits available to employees and is broken into three main categories: your health, your wealth, and your life balance.

Beyond what is listed in this guide, you can take advantage of even more DMPS benefits that enhance your life like paid holidays, family and medical leave, and opportunities for continuing education/professional development.

Below are helpful links for employees as you navigate your benefits at DMPS.

Health Care

Full-time employees and part-time bus drivers are eligible for medical coverage at no cost*.

Employee are covered by the following plans:

*Employees contribute $600.00 per year, except for AFSCME members who contribute $400.00 per year. Employees have the opportunity to earn $0-monthly premiums for medical insurance by participating in the Healthy U Wellness Program.


DMPS employees can save for retirement through:

And More

DMPS employees receive additional benefits, including:


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