American Express

American Express Benefits

4 out of 5 (69 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "its the worst health plan i ever got from any employer." (18 comments)

  • 401K Plan

    "dollar to dollar for the 5% of your salary" (17 comments)

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave

    "Best thing about maternity and paternity: People actually take them! There is no culture of "back to work 72 hours after childbirth."" (16 comments)

To attract and retain the highest caliber of employees, American Express provides a work environment that not only builds employee engagement with the Company, but also acknowledges the needs and challenges of our employees - whether in the office or not.

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Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupation Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

Employee Comments

  • Jan 30, 2015
    Former Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    American Express offer child care benefit up to 3 children.

  • Jan 26, 2015
    Former Employee in New York, New York State

    Everything is good, especially flexible work arrangements

  • Jan 26, 2015
    Current Senior Software Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

    Best ting is definitely the flexible PTA. You can work on public holidays if you want to and then take off whenever you need to.

  • Jan 22, 2015
    Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    Very good benefits all around

  • Jan 21, 2015
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    The environment provides great flexibility for raising a family.

  • Jan 15, 2015
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Great benefits. Good medical plan, great dental and vision. Matching 401k and charitable donations. Generous vacation. Plus lots of innovative benefits like health programs, mental health, backup child care, legal and financial planning assistance.

    No complaints whatsoever about the benefits.

  • Jan 8, 2015
    Former Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    Great company with great benefits

  • Jan 15, 2015
    Current Software Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

    401k is the best and Health Insurance is the worst period.

  • Jan 8, 2015
    Former Employee in New York, New York State

    Best: Very flexible work environment (working from home is not frowned upon); Up to 6% 401(k) match; Employee giving campaigns to favorite charities matched by company

    Worst: Only PPO health plans; No discounts on Amex-owned products (credit cards); Not a lot of employee participation in fun PR events; Bonuses are low for financial services firm

  • Jan 11, 2015
    Current Employee in Plantation, Florida

    401k is matched upto 5 percent.

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