Johns Hopkins University Benefits



Employee Benefit Reviews

Most Talked About Benefits

  • Health Insurance

    “Did not use much. Does not cover everything. I expected it to be less because it is hospital however it is more.” (12 comments)

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

    “Vacation and Sick time are comparable to most companies; however they do not offer personal time off. If you need a day off, you have to choose sick…” (9 comments)

  • Sick Days

    “1.00 sick day earned per month. Time must be accrued before it can used. Employees can track their own time using an E210 system.” (5 comments)

  • Apr 6, 2015
    Former SR HR Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland

    Vacation and Sick time are accrued. Years 1-6, an employee will earn .83 days of vacation per month and 1.00 of sick leave per month. Once you reach year 7 of employment, the vacation amount increases to 1.25 per month. Keep in mind that an employee who is high wage earner or senior staff may start day one earning 1.25 days of vacation depending pay grade level of the position. JHU offers 2 floating holidays are provided in lieu of having President's Day off and Hopkins Commencement day on the main JHU campus in Baltimore. 1/2 Shopping Day - to be used beginning December 1 thru December 31. Holidays - Christmas Day, New Years Day, MLK Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving). Hopkins offers benefits for adoption assistance, IVF, discounts on local attractions, Verizon Wireless, and a host of other things. Always carry your JHU ID because you may be able to get some sort of discount.

  • Apr 3, 2015
    Former Employee in Baltimore, Maryland

    they have an excellent benefit package

  • Apr 16, 2015
    Former Employee in Baltimore, Maryland

    401K does not start two years after employment start date

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan (2)
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan (5)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

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