Teach for America Benefits

4 out of 5 (20 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "Generally at par with most organizations; some drawbacks include not very many options; Co-pay is high even for their best plan" (4 comments)

Benefits Summary

  • High % reporting
  • 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

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Apr 16, 2015
    Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    Above average benefits with very low co-pays.

  • Apr 7, 2015
    Current Teacher in Raleigh, North Carolina

    The company provides pretty good pay, benefits, and happiness for all employees. As a corps member, I am provided with free basic life insurance, I am offered 401k package, retirement, vision, eye, essential health benefits which I have all taken of course.

  • Mar 31, 2015
    Current Employee in Nashville, Tennessee

    Great benefits package overall. For just starting, the vacation days are very generous.

  • Mar 30, 2015
    Current Employee in San Francisco, California

    Overall TFA has a very comprehensive and supportive benefits plan. Ten days off, plus the week between Christmas Day and New Years day is PTO and after three years of working on staff, an additional week of PTO is given to staff members. My specific role also allows me to work from home which is great!

  • Mar 23, 2015
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Excellent benefits including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision; generous PTO that increases after three years on staff; all national holidays and a week off for "winter break." And more!

  • Mar 15, 2015
    Current Employee in Los Angeles, California

    Really good benefits. Lots of vacation time.

  • Mar 3, 2015
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    403(b) match , taxable in NJ :-), Employer contributes 70% of health,dental costs. Generous time-off 3 weeks to start with plus a week of winter break and additional 1 week of time-off after 3 years

  • Jan 18, 2015
    Current Employee in Kansas City, Missouri

    The health coverage is excellent, with low premiums if you are getting single coverage. The time off is also great! 3 weeks of PTO, 10 sick days, plus holidays, plus 7-8 days around Christmas/New Years -which means I get to go home and spend a week with my family without taking any vacation days. There is a 403(b) with employer matching and free financial services as well.

  • Jan 14, 2015
    Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Health & Dental covered. Had difficulty putting insurance on my family members due to non-traditional household.

  • Jan 11, 2015
    Current Kindergarten Teacher in Connell, Washington State

    We are connected with the University of Washington (Washington Corps) with some of the best professors in the field. We are also afforded many professional development opportunities through Teach for America to improve our practice.

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