Summary of Benefits

City of Bellaire Employee Benefits

  1. 12 paid holidays per year
  2. 12 paid sick leave days per year
  3. 10 days vacation per year, 12 days after 5 years, 15 days after 10 years, and 17 days after 15 years
  4. Retirement - Texas Municipal Retirement System - tax deferred employee contribution - 7% of gross salary (The city's matching ratio is 2 times the employee's contribution, supplemental death benefit under TMRS is equal to employee's annual salary, and $7,500 for retirees)
  5. All full-time regular employees of the City of Bellaire are exempt from Social Security deductions. 1.45% will be deducted for Medicare, the city matches that amount
  6. Optional Benefits - 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Roth IRA, Supplemental Life Insurance, and other ancillary plans are also available
  7. Long Term Disability Insurance - premiums paid by the city
  8. Group Life & AD&D Insurance - premiums paid by the city
  9. Dental Insurance - 2 plan options
  10. Medical Insurance - 2 plan options, both including automatic vision coverage and telehealth access.
  11. Employee Assistance Program - includes 5 free counseling visits per year
  12. Longevity
  13. Sick Leave Buy Back Program
  14. Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options (including Medical and Dependent Care options)
  15. Optional Employee Wellness program offering discounts towards medical costs
  16. No-cost diabetes prevention and care program

Employee Only Portal

For CURRENT full-time employees, please visit in order to enroll in benefits or request a change in coverage due to a Qualifying Life Event.

Transparency in Coverage
This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researches, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.