At USCIS we put our employees first, offering a wide array of benefits and workplace flexibilities to help ensure our employees’ wellbeing.


  • We follow the General Schedule pay scale.
  • For qualifying (hard to fill) positions, we may offer tuition repayment assistance, recruitment, relocation, and retention incentives.

Vacation, Sick Leave and Work Schedules

  • 10 paid holidays each year.
  • Up to 13 days of sick leave annually.
  • Up to 26 days of annual leave.
  • Flexible or compressed work schedules may be available.

Health Benefits

Life Insurance

  • Automatic, low-cost policy.
  • Other options to increase your coverage.

Commuter Benefits

  • Transit subsidy available in some areas to encourage employees to use public transportation.
  • Reduced or no-cost parking available at some USCIS locations.

WorkLife Balance

  • Free, confidential counseling services available 24/7 for you and your family.
  • Free referrals for child care searches, elder care evaluations, financial planning, legal assistance, discounts on goods and services, and more.
  • Backup care when your normal dependent care is unavailable on a day you are supposed to work.
  • Some offices allow employees to telework.



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