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UW Credit Union is committed to the complete well-being of our employees. We provide comprehensive benefits and perks that go beyond basics to help you to live your best life—at work, at home, in the community and beyond.

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Competitive Wages

  • Our Foundation Wage ensures all employees earn at least $17 per hour
  • We conduct regular benchmark studies to keep wages competitive

Generous Paid Time Off

The average full-time employee can expect:

  • 172 hours of paid time off per year for full time employees, which increases with your years of employment*
  • 9 paid holidays (including your birthday!)
  • 16 hours of paid volunteer time

*Part-time employees accrue paid time off based on the scheduled hours worked per pay period.

Paid Parental & Caregiver Leave

  • 80 hours of paid time off for a birth, adoption or foster care placement in your family
  • 80 hours of paid time off to care for an ill family member or a newborn, newly adopted child or newly placed foster child
  • Short-term disability may also offer paid time off

Robust 401(k) Program

  • We match 100% of the first 4% you contribute plus 50% of the next 2% you contribute
  • We may also contribute an annual profit-sharing amount of up to 4% of your annual base salary
  • All employees ages 18+ who have been employed for at least 1 month can participate in our 401(k) program
  • Participants are fully vested after 2 years

Affordable & Comprehensive Insurance

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits are available to employees who work 30+ hours per week and their eligible dependents, including spouses, children and domestic partners
  • Additional coverage options include AD&D, critical illness insurance, life insurance, and short- and long-term disability

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Members of the UWCU Green Team doing highway clean up in the Milwaukee area.

Members of the UWCU Green Team doing highway clean up in the Milwaukee area.


Enjoy Extra Employee Perks

In addition to the essentials, we provide a range of complementary resources and opportunities. From supporting your continuing education to offering flexible working hours, we’re here for you.

  • On-site biometric screenings
  • Life and crisis counseling
  • CPR training
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Employee development courses
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Computer purchase program and discounts
  • Financial assistance for education
  • Employee referral program
  • Discounted BCycle and Bublr bike sharing memberships
  • Free bus pass
  • Cell phone provider discounts


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Learn more about our mission to support your total well-being with robust benefits and a positive work culture.

Healthy Living

Health benefits to support body and mind
In addition to medical, dental and vision insurance, we offer the essential elements of well-being, allowing employees to proactively thrive in their personal and professional lives.

Financial Wellness

Competitive pay and retirement packages
We foster financial health through strong compensation, a matching 401(k) program, and optional insurance plans for life, disability and more.

Work Environment

Inclusive culture and work-life balance
We embrace a diverse, inclusive and flexible working environment with ample paid time off, so you are energized and able to do your best work.

Personal Development

Empowerment to help build your future
Voted a top workplace in Madison and Milwaukee, we recognize success and provide opportunities for continuous learning and individual development to achieve your goals.

Community Engagement

Opportunities to give back to others
We are champions in the community, from implementing environmental initiatives to holding blood drives to providing paid volunteer hours.


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