Jacobs Benefits

2.8 out of 5 (36 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "Out of pocket extremely high. Co-pays average." (11 comments)

  • 401K Plan

    "Match up to 3% if you contribute 6% nothing on their own without employee contribution ." (9 comments)

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

    "3 weeks PTO upon hire minimum but no sick time. Must use Patao for sick days/doctor appts." (5 comments)

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Mar 10, 2015
    Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    Sometimes seems like they're doing this for the first time.

  • Mar 31, 2015
    Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    work day benefits largely depends on your contract..your customer..your boss, but most benefits are pretty consistent thruout the company.

  • Mar 31, 2015
    Former Employee in Pasadena, California

    Worst thing about their benefits is the coverage you get for the amount you pay. If you or your family have ANY health issues be prepared to pay high premiums or mostly out of pocket.

  • Mar 25, 2015
    Current Employee in Pasadena, California

    Health Benefits are expensive

  • Mar 23, 2015
    Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    Paid time off is commensurate with time-in-service and is pretty competitive. Health insurance leaves a lot to be desired. Salary is good. There is no maternity leave per se, just short-term disability which you can use to supplement your PTO for maternity leave. Partial matching 401K seems to be industry-standard. Flex Spending Account which you can contribute to for childcare expenses up to $5K/yr pre-tax. AFLAC is offered. 3 days bereavement leave for death of immediate family member. Tuition assistance up to $5K/yr. Telecommuting is NOT an option.

  • Mar 20, 2015
    Current Employee in Dallas, Texas

    Their benefits are pretty standard here, nothing extraordinary

  • Mar 19, 2015
    Current Employee in Appleton, Wisconsin

    Vacation, 401(k), and employee stock ownership programs are all good. The medical benefits are quite expensive.

  • Mar 6, 2015
    Former Employee in Pasadena, California

    The benefits package was comprehensive

  • Mar 20, 2015
    Current Employee in Los Angeles, California

    Too expensive. No sick time, PTO only. Only 6 major holidays per year.

  • Mar 5, 2015
    Current Employee in Dallas, Texas

    They have a company match for 401K and a discount on purchasing stock, but it's not much. The insurance is expensive, and they line you up like cattle to be weighed, measured, and finger stuck/blood drawn. The individuals doing the health screenings are not competent as they under record your height, add 10+ pounds to your weight, etc. Then, surprisingly, you don't meet the criteria to save on your insurance costs. There are no bonuses unless you're management. They only give 6 holidays a year, no personal days, and the max vacation you will ever get is 5 weeks and that's when you've been there for 15 years! There is no such thing as work/life balance. You better understand your life is theirs and your personal life is not important. You must remain billable like a lawyer, so there is never a day where you've worked hard and the manager tells you that you can leave early as a reward. You have to work every minute.

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