Employment Benefits

St. Louis College of Pharmacy strives to maintain an outstanding, competitive benefits package that assists in recruiting and retaining the best faculty and staff. In 2015, the College was named in the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great College's to Work For" survey for the fourth consecutive year.

Benefits Overview

Full-time staff and faculty are eligible to participate in the College’s Benefits Plan, which includes a rich health and prescription plan, dental plan, vision and college paid life and disability coverage.

Health Plan

The health plan features:

  • No deductible
  • $20 office visit co-pays
  • 90 percent co-insurance with a large national network of providers

Employees pay only 10 percent of the cost to cover themselves and 35 percent of the cost to cover their dependents. The College also offers a dental plan, voluntary vision insurance, medical or dependent care flex account with debit card.

Retirement Benefits

Retirement consists of a 403(b) Retirement Plan with a maximum college match of eight percent with employee contribution.   The plan includes both ROTH and traditional pre-tax deferral options.

Other Benefits

Benefits provided exclusively at the College’s expense include employee life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance equal to the employee's annual salary, travel accident insurance, travel medical insurance, long-term disability, long-term care, and an employee assistance plan.  

Other benefits and perks include:

  • Free use of the athletic facility and library
  • Cafeteria discount
  • Complimentary parking
  • Tax-free payroll deduction for public transportation monthly passes

Tuition reimbursement is available for employee professional development and complimentary St. Louis College of Pharmacy tuition is available for dependents after five years of service.

Employees can bank enough sick time to cover many instances of illness or short-term disability. The College also offers a generous holiday schedule, three floating personal holidays, and vacation time (12 month faculty get 22 days per year, 12 month staff start at 10 days per year).