American Express Benefits

3.9 out of 5 (34 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • 401K Plan

    "Good - I made a lot of money and they allow two loans out at a time." (8 comments)

  • Health Insurance

    "basically no coverage and you pay almost $500 a month for it and STILL have to pay your doctors cash!" (8 comments)

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave

    "I got six weeks off at full pay for birth of my son and I am the dad!" (7 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

  • High % reporting
  • Medium % reporting
  • Low % / No reports
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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

Employee Comments

  • Sep 26, 2014
    Current Senior Manager in New York, New York State

    Benefits package is good, good vacation days (over 25+ PTO)

    Health insurance has a high deductible.

  • Sep 18, 2014
    Current Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    Health insurance has a high deductible and is fairly expensive but preventive is free. Great company match though for HSA.

  • Sep 16, 2014
    Former Learning Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

    Very progressive benefits package, including adoption assistance, and coverage for same sex partners

  • Sep 28, 2014
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    401 k match , health, dental, paid time off

  • Sep 21, 2014
    Former Employee in New York, New York State

    health insurance is standard plans you also have the option to opt into the 401k plan which the company does match.

  • Sep 7, 2014
    Current Lead Technical Architect in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    Premiums are high but comprehensive benefit plan

  • Sep 6, 2014
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    vacation package is great, and working from home is encouraged throughout the company

  • Sep 6, 2014
    Current Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    Amex has every kind of benefit u can think of

  • Sep 18, 2014
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Great paid time off for a US based company
    Health insurance deductibles are high

  • Sep 3, 2014
    Former Credit Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona

    most benefits begin on day one!

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