Mercer Benefits

3.2 out of 5 (19 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "Never had any issue with Mercer's Health Insurance. Was able to find an in-network doctor easily in my area. Also they covered my chiropractor…" (7 comments)

  • 401K Plan

    "Nuetral becuase though Mercer offers to match half of up to 6% of employee contributions, this does not match up with other retirement competitors in…" (7 comments)

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

    "As someone who doesn't tend to use all their vacation, it would be great if I could be comped for unused vacation." (5 comments)

Benefits Summary

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  • Medium % reporting
  • Low % / No reports
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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

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

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

  • 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

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

Employee Comments

  • Mar 31, 2015
    Current Client Services Analyst in Iowa City, Iowa

    The paid time off is great - best benefit here, and the most important to me. I do not need more than medical and dental coverage, and I have a high deductible plan - so, my insurance is very cheap. From what I have heard, higher level plans with family coverage aren't so affordable. I also get a 20% discount on my Verizon services.

  • Apr 19, 2015
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Benefits are overall ok. Company does not contribute toward the medical HSA account.

  • Mar 31, 2015
    Former Actuarial Analyst in Louisville, Kentucky

    The benefits offered at Mercer were exceptional. Multiple health insurances were offered including CDHPs and PPOs along with HAS accounts. Dental, vision, life, disability, etc. were all offered. Mercer offered a pension for vested employees along with a 401(k) that match up to have of 6% of employee contributions.

  • Mar 30, 2015
    Current Senior Associate Consultant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    For the first time since I have been employed at Mercer, we were given no opportunity to select a non-deductible HMO type health plan. We had to open an HSA and start paying into it at the begining of the year. For the first time ever, I canceled an appointment with my doctor because I did not have enough money in the HSA to cover the cost of the visit. Every plan has a deductible that you must pay out of pocket before coverage kicks in. This was an extremely unsettling and unwelcome development for my family. The 401K match is 50% up to 6%, although I heard that that is being changed

  • Mar 14, 2015
    Current Client Services Analyst in Dallas, Texas

    Very affordable benefits. Best prices in the market

  • Mar 1, 2015
    Current Principal in Denver, Colorado

    Solid benefits program with many choices of plans and carriers provided through Mercer's private exchange.

  • Mar 5, 2015
    Current Manager in Norwood, Massachusetts

    The only retirement benefit is a 3% match for 401k. You only get a pension if you work in consulting.

  • Jan 13, 2015
    Former Employee in Portland, Oregon

    Wide variety of insurance options, generous paid time off

  • Jan 13, 2015
    Former Employee in Norwood, Massachusetts

    Good Health Insurance, However be careful. They can and did decide to instruct the insurance company to code something differently for me, so i would get charged more.

  • Dec 19, 2014
    Former Employee in New York, New York State

    I am a retiree with over 30 years of service. I was very disappointed that the Company eliminated the retiree medical program, although they did set up a spending account to partially compensate.

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