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Anixter International Benefits

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  • Health Insurance  (9 comments)

    “The health plan changed and now the cost is $450 bi-weekly and you still have a $9000 family deductible... good luck with that.”

  • 401K Plan  (7 comments)

    “Probably the best benefit and it's only average. 50% match for the 5% employee contribution and it takes 2 years to become vested. The pension...”

  • Pension Plan  (4 comments)

    “can you believe they have one?”

  • Feb 05, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Mount Prospect, Illinois

    Limited PTO Healthcare package covered most everything I needed

  • Dec 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Glenview, Illinois

    Benefits were typical of Fortune 500 company. Overall benefits were good from a single, male perspective but not sure how I would feel with a family.

  • Dec 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Glenview, Illinois

    One good thing is that they finally added vision insurance. The worst things about the benefits: Only two health insurance plan options, lowest deductible is $1500. 6 holidays per year. 2 weeks PTO per year. Once you've been employed for 3 years, you get 3 weeks PTO per year. No working remote. No learning path or financial coverage for education pursuit.

  • Oct 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Manager in Los Angeles, California

    Everything is expensive. Health insurance is high deductible and high cost. I don't think the company contributes anything and if they do, we are getting robbed. Life insurance is high, as well. It was cheaper to get it on my own. 401K matching takes time to get vested and the pension no longer exists. The Little Blue Book that Anixter was built on and that the company still claims as the foundation of our business has taken an extreme backseat to the corporate way of life. It's to be expected, so don't expect Anixter to provide anything other than high cost benefits. Be sure to negotiate that into your salary.

  • Sep 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Jacksonville, Florida

    great benefits, with 401K contributions from them made them stand out from the rest . low out of pocket cost benefits

  • Jul 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Glenview, Illinois

    401k - matches 50% up to 5% (2.5% of salary). Health insurance more expensive than average and no vision during my employment there. Time off is very stingy; less than 5 days your first year of employment, then 10 days/year. 3 weeks after 3 years. This can be negotiated during the hiring process, though, but very few know/do this. Very little flex time options, but this may vary by manager. Holidays are very limited (e.g., Christmas Eve and day after Thanksgiving aren't considered holidays). Work from home permitted for bad weather, but not offered on a set schedule. Tuition assistance offered for undergraduate courses but not graduate studies. Jeans only permitted on Fridays.

  • Jul 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Allentown, Pennsylvania

    The more you make the more you pay for benefits.

  • Apr 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales in Chicago, Illinois

    It has pretty much every benefit you could want

  • Mar 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Accountant in Glenview, Illinois

    Expensive health insurance. PTO not great.

  • Feb 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Glenview, Illinois

    Good comprehensive benefits package. Rates are very good because of company negotiated rates and size of the company.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

  • CheckmarkMaternity & Paternity Leave (43)
  • 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

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