DISH Benefits

2.3 out of 5 (88 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • 401K Plan

    "Seems about average as 401k contributions/matches go. The profit sharing (contribution to 401k) vesting schedule seems a bit unnecessary and frugal." (35 comments)

  • Health Insurance

    "The bare minimum they are required by law to provide. Really quite terrible considering the company's size profitability." (31 comments)

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

    "The paid time off and sick time policy at Dish really is quite horrible. My guess is that they take advantage of the fact that turnover is as high as…" (28 comments)

Benefits Summary

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  • Medium % reporting
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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Apr 10, 2015
    Current Employee in Englewood, Colorado

    Profit sharing. Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 401k contributions.

  • Apr 9, 2015
    Current Employee in Englewood, Colorado

    best: company profit share
    worst: high deductible

  • Apr 1, 2015
    Current Cust Service Representative in Phoenix, Arizona

    they have decent medical, vision, and dental benefits, also have 401k. There are a few different options so you can choose which one is best for you. You do start getting paid time off after 60days of employment.

  • Apr 12, 2015
    Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    Not many options for the employees to choose from, for such a large company would think that they would have providers trying to get them to use them.

  • Apr 6, 2015
    Former Manager of Training & Quality in Houston, Texas

    The best part of the Dish benefits is the discounted programing with premium channels. The worst part of the benefits are the high deductibles with limited options.

  • Apr 18, 2015
    Former Cust Service Representative in Christiansbrg, Virginia

    The price was so expensive per month, high deductibles, very few things covered.

  • Apr 13, 2015
    Current Customer Service Representative in Hilliard, Ohio

    Health insurance isn't the greatest and it is super expensive. The deductible is like 5,000 and the Co paid are outrageous.

  • Apr 12, 2015
    Current Employee in Englewood, Colorado

    The benefits package is terrible and does not live up to any corporate standards. With $2500 per person out of pocket deductible (note, this is even higher for a family with children), no mental health, and a horrible vision and dental plan, it is the worst plan I have seen in my corporate career. If your spouse cannot provide a better plan and you have children, you are in a bad place with this plan.

  • Apr 6, 2015
    Former Employee in Flushing, New York State

    worst health insurance that steals money from paycheck and you have to pay the full amount to doctors.

  • Mar 28, 2015
    Former Employee in Temple, Georgia

    The insurance was expensive and not worth the cost. The vacation time might as well been nonexistent because it days were never approved because we were always short staffed.

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