Salary is just one component of a broader compensation philosophy at UW Health. We call it “Total Rewards” because it showcases the many ways employees benefit — both personally and professionally — from joining the UW Health team.
Pay and benefits
We offer competitive, market-based pay across the board, based on the employee’s experience and education.
Health and dental Insurance
Comprehensive health insurance is offered to all employees.
Dental insurance, at no extra charge, covers preventive and basic restorative services.
Included with health insurance, these plans significantly reduce employee out-of-pocket prescription costs.
Optional vision plans are available to help defray the cost of eye exams, eyeglasses and contact lenses.
Disability and life insurance
Optional plans are available to financially protect employees and their families when catastrophic events occur.
Paid time off
We offer paid time off for vacation, holidays and two-week paid parental leave.
Our new adoption assistance benefit reimburses employees for qualified expenses directly related to the adoption of a child.
Robust employer-sponsored, tax-advantaged retirement savings plans are available to all employees.
Employee Assistance Program
Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) vendor, SupportLinc, offers emotional wellbeing and work-life harmony resources for employees.
We offer our employees a discount on pet insurance plans, this includes: accidents, illnesses, behavioral conditions and more.
Employees receive a variety of discounts to local restaurants, fitness clubs and other businesses.
Employees who park on or near the University Hospital campus in Madison, WI with an hourly wage of $30 or less are eligible for reduced-cost parking permits.
Employee Referral Bonus Program
We offer a bonus to employees who refer friends, former colleagues or others to apply for open, posted positions. The applicant must be hired for the bonus to be earned.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
We can help when personal stressors become overwhelming. EAP offers 24/7 confidential support when employees have legal, financial, child care or other concerns.
Remote/flexible Work Options
Non-clinical positions traditionally performed in an office setting may have options for remote or hybrid working arrangements, depending on the job and location.
We support healthy lifestyles for its employees through programs to help manage stress, eliminate tobacco use and increase physical activity.
Many areas regularly recognize high-achieving employees through a variety of award programs.
Advancing your career
We support professional growth through various programs designed to help qualify employees for positions with greater responsibility.
We help pay for employee coursework relating to career development.