The State of West Virginia offers employees a wide variety of competitive financial and personal benefits. Our benefits package includes all financial rewards that are generally not paid directly to the employee. These benefits are a significant part of employee “total compensation.” Below is a brief summary of benefits available. Those listed apply to most permanent, full-time employees appointed to merit system classified jobs. If you receive an employment offer, you should request specific benefits information from the hiring agency. Click on each link to learn more.