Pay and Benefits

Total Rewards

Benefit-eligible UMKC employees are covered by the University of Missouri System's Total Rewards benefits program. With a focus on creating a work-life balance for all employees, the Total Rewards Program supports the best in you.


Comprehensive health plans, tuition discounts and other benefits let you choose the plans that are right for you and your family.


Policies, programs and practices promote fair, equitable and competitive compensation.

Paid time off

PTO is one of the most important ways we help employees maintain a healthy balance between work and life.


A core plan with an 8% employer match and voluntary supplemental retirement plans make it easier to reach your lifelong dreams.

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Let us help you get the most out of your benefits

The UMKC benefits team administers the university benefit programs for eligible employees on all UMKC campuses.

We can meet with you to help you better understand your benefits, as well as complete and update all of your benefit enrollment forms, including tuition reduction waivers.

Schedule an appointment