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American Express Benefits

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Thriving in work and life

Our employees and their families feel supported at every stage of their lives through a wide range of programs and benefits including:

  • Paid Parental Leave (U.S.)
  • Health (dental and vision) and Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k with match (U.S.)

Serving our communities

At American Express, we believe that serving our communities is critical. We match donations to the nonprofit organizations our employees support, facilitate thousands of diverse volunteer opportunities and engage our people in ongoing environmental sustainability efforts.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Aug 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    Great coverage, and resources providing support and clarity. Plenty of location specific perks and discounts. The company goes to lengths to ensure it employees are informed and have the ability to enroll in a variety of offerings.

  • Aug 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    The benefits are really good along with discounts. there are also wellness program, trainings, focus on working mothers along with woman in technology.

  • Aug 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Excellent health insurance and 40k matching

  • Aug 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    The best benefits are: 6 percent 401K matching, 23 Days PTO starting, guaranteed bonus, employee discounts at popular vendors, bring your own device

  • Jul 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Business Consultant in Atlanta, Georgia

    Great package great job

  • Aug 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Travel Counselor in Phoenix, Arizona

    The best thing is the 401k company match up to 6%

  • Jul 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Depending on which group you join, Work Life balance can be great. Most teams work from Home on Friday’s. We don’t have assigned seating so you are free to work from any desk, office or place your want. You can meet a ton of people this way. The company recently made changes to their maternity and paternity leave policy. All colleagues can take 5 months off to care for a new baby. Benefits are good. Salary is okay. The yearly raises are roughly 3%. People are generally friendly. Networking and building relationship is part of our DNA. We encourage coffee chats with colleagues throughout the company. Lastly you are encourage to switch roles and move around the company every 18 months to 2 years. You will never get bored here!

  • Jul 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer III in Phoenix, Arizona

    Good contributions to savings, match for HSA, and on site nurse.

  • Jul 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Manager in New York, New York State

    Number of benefits but weak, the devil is in the details; insurance is weak spot vs market

  • Jul 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    Onsite care at any American Express site. Medical, vision and 401k are great perks of the job!

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