IBM Benefits

3.7 out of 5 (104 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • 401K Plan

    "Some of the best benefits in the market" (57 comments)

  • Health Insurance

    "Numerous options for health care, including dental and vision." (39 comments)

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

    "There was paid time off for up to 4 weeks depending on how long you worked with the company plus you got paid time off for company holidays and…" (25 comments)

IBM offers a competitive benefits program, designed to help employees build a solid financial foundation for meeting a diverse array of needs — health care, income protection, retirement security, and personal interests. As of January 1, 2012, newly hired regular employees are eligible for the programs described here.

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Employee Comments

  • Oct 30, 2014
    Former Employee in San Jose, California

    Some of the best benefits available

  • Oct 30, 2014
    Current Employee in Lexington, Kentucky

    Health Care and 401K are good. Company matching is at end of the year.

  • Oct 30, 2014
    Former Technical Project Manager in Durham, North Carolina

    Health benefits are awesome. There is a PPO option where you don't have to pay anything a month. The worst benefit is that the IBM 401K match is only redeemed in November so if you are laid off or leave the company before November, you will not receive the 401K match.

  • Oct 30, 2014
    Current Software Engineer in Burlington, Vermont

    The health, dental, mental health benefits are good for the employee. If you have a family the price per month can be considered high. The 401K matches up to 6%, but they only payout in December. If you leave before December you won't get the matching 6%.

  • Oct 30, 2014
    Former Systems Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

    There Benefits where great at IBM

  • Oct 29, 2014
    Current Sales Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia

    Extensive and comprehensive; options for any age, gender, family status to best fit your needs

  • Oct 28, 2014
    Current manager in Wayne, Pennsylvania

    5% match with 1% percent autoadded to 401k. Free health care and great vacation time

  • Oct 27, 2014
    Current Employee in Yorktown Heights, New York State

    The pension became a 401k, and the 401k match has gone from per-paycheck to once a year, and you recieve nothing if you're not employed at the end of the year.

    Relatively low-end health insurance is $300-$400 per month for a family of three.

  • Oct 27, 2014
    Current Employee in Columbia, Missouri

    Good benefits but now they only match 401k at the end of the year... Hope you make it or you lose out on the match.

  • Oct 26, 2014
    Current Employee in Durham, North Carolina

    Best thing about the benefits package is the 401(k) matching. The worst thing is that the benefits are slowly being chipped away every year.

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