Jacobs Benefits

3.2 out of 5 (11 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "For a Firm that has 60k plus employees world wide I would think that the health insurance premiums would be lower. Health care is paid 100% by the…" (4 comments)

  • 401K Plan

    "Match tops at 3%, but at least it is with Vanguard and therefore has some standard low cost funds." (3 comments)

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

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

  • Oct 14, 2014
    Current Mechanical Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

    401k is match is 3% and with Vanguard. Health Insurance is alright regarding benefits and monthly costs can be reduced if you are healthy and meet BMI/Cholesterol/BPressure targets, via a wellness credit. For a single healthy male, I pay $70/month.

  • Oct 10, 2014
    Current Employee in New Orleans, Louisiana

    Typically the same types of benefits , but this company has a few new ones for me like gym membership and tuition reimbursement

  • Sep 30, 2014
    Current CADD Designer V in Tampa, Florida

    My main issue with the benefits is the high cost of Health insurance. I would think that a company with more than 60k employees world wide could leverage better insurance rates. My wife and I sought better insurance in the private market and pay less.

  • Sep 19, 2014
    Current Sr. Project Manger in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    The company covers very little if anything. The employees pay high rates for insurnace. The PTO program is very good. The employees get to sell back the PTO once a year. Stock discount of 5% is low. It should be much higher discount.

  • Sep 18, 2014
    Current Project Engineer V in Houston, Texas

    The benefits are not really all that great. They only match 3% and health insurance for a family is going to run you ~$740 a month.

  • Sep 2, 2014
    Current Transportation Planner in Tampa, Florida

    The best part of the Jacobs benefits package is the salary. My experience with them has been that they tend to pay more in salary, but they have less generous health and savings benefits. The 401k isn't bad, but not spectacular. The health insurance seems like disaster relief more than robust preventative care type medicine.

  • Aug 25, 2014
    Former Employee in Orlando, Florida

    The best thing about the benefits is that they're great: vacation, health, vision, dental, 401k, flexible schedule, work remote when necessary.

  • Aug 26, 2014
    Former Employee in Arlington, Virginia

    Health Care was very expensive with few alternatives

  • Aug 11, 2014
    Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    work life balance is highly regarded in the office

  • Aug 11, 2014
    Current Senior Drafting Designer in Houston, Texas

    Very good base salary. No perks. Very poor insurance. 401K match 3%. 6 vacation days. Slightly less than 10 PTO days earned per month. Rigid schedule. No flextime. PTO not available for the first 6 months.

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