Total Compensation


The City of El Dorado offers a variety of employee benefits to regular, full-time employees, which include the following:

  • Medical, dental, and vision (up to 75% paid by city)*
  • KPERS and KP&F Retirement Programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Personal Leave 
  • Sick Leave
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Longevity pay
  • Flexible spending reimbursement accounts with PPO
  • Other optional insurance plans (including short-term disability)
  • Wellness incentive program with monthly discounts for participating
  • Optional group life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • YMCA membership ($15 a month paid by city)
  • City of El Dorado Employee Association
  • 457(b) retirement account
  • Opportunity for merit increase based on annual performance review

The City of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

*Regular, full time employees will be eligible for health insurance benefits on the first day of the month following sixty days of full time employment.  Health insurance benefits include medical, prescription, dental and vision.


Each year, according to state law, the city commission must pass a salary ordinance. The salary ordinance of the City of El Dorado relates to the adoption of the city’s pay plan and retirement benefit packages. The city's salary ordinance lists the positions the city employs and the pay range, including minimum and maximum hourly rates.

2024 City of El Dorado Pay Plan