Salary Structure

The City of Arlington offers a competitive salary range for all positions, based on the salaries paid among the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex cities. Changes to compensation are determined annually as part of the budget process and generally become effective the first payroll in October, which is the start of our fiscal year.  See current Salary Structure.


Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation. The City of Arlington is pleased to offer a broad range of valuable benefits to protect your health, your family and your way of life. To view a summary of our core benefits, please view our 2024 Benefits Guide. Our core benefits include but are not limited to: 

  • Medical
  • Wellness
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life
  • Death Benefit
  • Voluntary Life with AD&D
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Accident
  • Critical Illness
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Virtual Health
  • Pension (TMRS)
  • 401(k)
  • 457(b)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Longevity Pay

The City also provides 12 paid holidays each year and accrued sick and vacation pay based on years of service.

Transparency in Coverage (TiC) Disclosure:

  1. Price Comparison Tool - An internet-based price comparison tool is available to enrollees on and contains personalized in-network and out-of-pocket cost information for covered healthcare items and services. 
  2. Machine Readable Files - Machine-readable files (MRFs) are available to enrollees at and contain the UHC negotiated rates with in-network providers for covered healthcare items and services as well as allowed amounts paid to out-of-network providers.