Starbucks Benefits

4.3 out of 5 (261 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • 401K Plan

    "- Fidelity is a fantastic bank to invest with and if you do a little homework you can invest in some exciting markets.
    - The employer match was…
    " (78 comments)

  • Employee Discount

    "- Pound of coffee each week was great, if I didn't want it I could just give them away to friends, which they loved.
    - The discount on items is…
    " (60 comments)

  • Health Insurance

    "- The premium payment was rather high per paycheck and not adjusted to income level.
    - Blue Cross is accepted widely making it easy to find the…
    " (59 comments)

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupation Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Mar 30, 2015
    Current Employee in Westminster, California

    Stocks, Health Insurance, Work life balance is all amazing

  • Mar 30, 2015
    Former Barista in Seattle, Washington State

    The Best thing is that benefits are offered to both you and a domestic partner. The medical benefits are fantastic, reasonable copays and since it's Blue Shield you're accepted anywhere.

  • Mar 29, 2015
    Former Barista in Bastrop, Texas

    Starbucks is one of the leading companies for benefits/packages. The best one is the health insurance and almost every person I worked with was working there just because of the insurance that they offered. VERY cheap per check and you were getting a lot out of it! They recognize that it's NOT easy work and they grant you great benefits/compensations. Most places you have to work 35 hours to get health insurance but here you only have to work 20 hours.

  • Mar 27, 2015
    Current Employee in Chesapeake, Virginia

    *Free pound of coffee or box of K-cups or can of tea leaves or pack of Via every week
    *New, higher, Employee matching for 401k
    *Free food item markout every shift
    *Tips (vary based on location and total store hours worked)
    *Accumulate vacation hours (after a certain amount of continuous employment)
    *Limited tuition assistance program
    *Health care also available for part-time partners
    *Discounted company stock options

  • Mar 26, 2015
    Current Employee in Tinley Park, Illinois

    Great benefits like free pound of coffee a week

  • Mar 26, 2015
    Current Barista in New Port Richey, Florida

    One of the only companies that offer full-time benefits for hourly employees that maintain an average of 20+ hours a week. Perfect if you're a parent or student that needs insurance. Company stock program is an added bonus. Company "gifts" a number of stocks to you every year, and are available for withdrawal or continuous growth.

  • Mar 25, 2015
    Current Shift Supervisor in Washington, District of Columbia

    Great benefits, weekly markout, weekly tips, 401k, education discounts/free classes with either Strayer University, Phoenix University. Paid vacation and paid Sick pay.

  • Mar 25, 2015
    Former Shift Supervisor in Newtown, Connecticut

    The fact that you can have free drinks while you're working is awesome, and so is the free coffee product (K-cups, 1 lb beans, via instant coffee, etc.) every week, however, I think Starbucks could suck it up and offer a better discount than 30% to employees. Though they offer health, vision, and dental insurance to both full and part-time employees, it isn't the best insurance out there. The copay's are still pretty steep. The greatest thing, I think, they have going for them currently is the partnership with ASU and the tuition assistance for their online courses. It's above and beyond what I've seen other companies do to help their employees achieve degrees.

  • Mar 24, 2015
    Former Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Great health and dental. Vision care is through VSP and is very basic.

  • Mar 25, 2015
    Current Employee in Los Altos, California

    The benefits package seem good as described. I am not eligible yet, so cannot comment more fully.

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