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American Express Benefits

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585 Ratings

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To attract and retain the highest caliber of employees, American Express provides a work environment that not only builds employee engagement with the Company, but also acknowledges the needs and challenges of our employees - whether in the office or not.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • 401K Plan  (185 comments)

    “6% of total pay including bonus + 0-5% of total pay based on company performance”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (104 comments)

    “I had 29 days PTO flexible to use upon leaders approval which never stopped me from taking any of them. I usually plan them ahead of time and noticed...”

  • Health Insurance  (95 comments)

    “Full package on health, vision, dental, etc. Additional a savings plan account to facilitate payments with co-pay.”

  • Feb 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    401k - 6% match of total pay (including bonus) + additional 0-5% based on company performance also on total pay.

  • Feb 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director in New York, New York State

    Best Profit Sharing 6% 401k Match Flexible working arrangements 6 month maternity and paternity leave

  • Jan 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Business Leader in Miami, Florida

    You have all benefits. 401k and match up to 6%, health, vision, dental, and others. Family and Parents leave benefits after the birth of a child. Vacation Paid. Sick Days. Holidays paid.

  • Jan 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Executive Assistant in New York, New York State

    I am so happy. Giving 4 stars rather than 5 is only because of course there is always room to make benefits better. As a woman and a mother, the maternity and support system is wonderful. The work from home culture helps when a child is home sick and the balance of day to day work life is like nothing I have ever experienced. Things to improve- even more vacation and free food.

  • Jan 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Finance Manager in New York, New York State

    vacation, 401k match after 6 months, medical, dental, vision

  • Jan 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director in Phoenix, Arizona

    costly medical premiums with high deductibles

  • Jan 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    This company offers great benefits.

  • Jan 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Finance Director in New York, New York State

    Good amount of Vacation time, 6% 401K match + profit sharing, and now 5 months for paternity leave. Only drawback is a high deductible health plan.

  • Dec 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Best is work from home policy

  • Dec 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    HSA insurance plans which are a little pricey, great 401k, great PTO, option to purchase an extra week of PTO

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