Salary & Employee Benefits

We make it a priority to offer our employees a variety of top-notch benefits and programs. An employee-led health task force reviews and evaluates these plans on a regular basis to ensure our employees receive the absolute best benefits we can offer.


We are committed to paying fair wages based on your job responsibilities and qualifications, without regard to race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin or disability.

Pay Plan

The employee pay plan is part of the City’s compensation program. The City will annually review relevant data in recommending annual adjustments to the pay range structure. Adjustments to the pay range structure will be considered, dependent upon budget availability. Human Resources will recommend pay range structure adjustments to be approved by the City Manager and Governing Body.

2022 Pay Plan

2022 Variable Pay Plan

Benefits and wellness

We are pleased to offer an attractive benefits package designed to protect the well-being and financial health of our employees. Our goal is to support the health and wellness of our employees while offering affordable and comprehensive care.

The 2022 Benefits Summary provides basic information regarding the City's comprehensive benefits.

Some of the benefits offered to eligible employees include:
  • LiveWell: our health and wellness program
    • On-site Health Center

    • Lifestyle coaching and health management resources

  • Comprehensive medical package including Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and Qualified High Deductible (QHDP) medical plans.
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care expenses and health savings account for QHDP participants.

  • Retirement savings options: KPERS/KP&F and 457(b)/401(a)

  • Term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance

  • Voya Compass accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity plans

  • Nationwide pet insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Recreation Center discount

LiveWell: Lenexa’s health and wellness program

In our wellness program, we educate and empower our employees to make healthy lifestyle choices. If you participate in the LiveWell program, you will receive a discounted health insurance premium.

All full-time, part-time, and any covered dependents (age 2 and older) have access to the city’s LiveWell Health Center. We also offer access to free lifestyle coaching and health management resources.

  • LiveWell Health Center services – You and your family can receive physical exams, vaccinations and routine lab work or be seen by our on-site nurse practitioner to be treated for minor injuries, allergies, cold and flu symptoms, sprains and strains, minor cuts, and more.

  • Lifestyle coaching – You will have access to personalized lifestyle coaching sessions from our team that includes a registered dietitian and fitness expert, for various health risk factors, including diabetes, high blood pressure, weight, smoking, and more.

  • Health management – In collaboration with your personal physician, we offer education and support for managing conditions such as asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.