Other Financial Benefits
Working as a DCAA auditor gives you financial benefits beyond a competitive salary and federal health and retirement benefits. See how the financial programs below can positively impact your career, now and in the future.
If you use public transportation to get to and from work, you are eligible to receive partial reimbursement for your commuting expenses. Qualifying transit services include the following, when used on a regular and continuing basis:
- Public buses and commuter buses.
- Registered vanpools.
- Subways and rail services.
Student Loan Forgiveness
The federal government supports a student loan program called Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). To qualify for PSLF, you must:
- Be employed by a U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal government or not-for-profit organization;
- Work full-time for that agency or organization;
- Have Direct Loans (or consolidate other federal student loans into a Direct Loan);
- Repay your loans under an income-driven repayment plan; and
- Make 120 qualifying payments.
After you meet the above requirements, you can apply using the Public Service Loan Forgiveness: Application for Forgiveness.
Financial Programs for Professional Development
DCAA encourages employees to heighten their skills, competencies, and expertise to excel and advance professionally. Beyond the training DCAA provides directly, we may also help partially pay for:
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) review courses, examinations, and license renewal fees.
- Post-secondary degrees in job-related fields of study.
- Certain job-related professional licenses and certifications.
Learn more about these financial programs for education and other career development opportunities here.