Benefits, Payroll and Retirement
Find information about your King County employee benefits, payroll, and retirement.
King County provides comprehensive benefits and services to eligible employees, retirees, and their dependents through strategic planning, negotiation, and implementation of benefit programs. Benefits, Payroll and Retirement Operations is here to help you with your medical, vision, and dental plan options; life and disability insurance; medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts; leave programs; payroll; and retirement planning.
Additional health plan choice for 2018
Learn more about KingCare Select, the new medical plan offered to King County employees in 2018.
Domestic partner coverage changing in 2018Effective Jan. 1, 2018, King County will no longer offer employee benefits to unmarried partners and their children unless a state-registered domestic partnership has been established. Married same-sex couples are now eligible for the same benefits and tax advantages as other married couples. Notification letters were mailed to impacted employees earlier this year. More information: