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Edelman Benefits

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When you balance your personal and working lives well, you can enjoy better health, productivity, creativity and overall job satisfaction. Here are just a few of the ways we help our employees achieve balance:

Generous Time-off and Flextime

We offer one of the most generous time-off policies in the industry, including a sabbatical program. Nearly 75 percent of Edelman offices offer flexible work schedules and telecommuting is available to U.S.-based full-time or part-time employees. Worldwide, nearly half of our offices offer transportation support or vouchers.

Realize Your Dream

Through Edelman Escape, our U.S. employees can apply for $1,500 and an extra week of vacation to escape from their everyday duties and pursue a dream, goal or experience that will enrich their lives or a worthwhile cause. Past winners have spent time with a brother before he was deployed to Iraq; took a son to Washington, D.C. to learn more about the U.S. Constitution; produced a film script; worked for Habitat for Humanity; donated time and money to endangered species and traveled to China to visit a family birthplace.

Adoption Assistance

We provide support for child adoption, offering monetary assistance to employees. Of course, pets are family too, so our pet adoption assistance program in the U.S. provides up to $100 in financial reimbursement for the adoption of your four-legged friends.

Beyond Benefits

Beyond our regular benefits, which are tailored by location, you’ll find local “extras,” from language training and book clubs to fitness classes, food vouchers and office pantries stocked with healthy foods. Edelman is a tobacco-free workplace that promotes the health and wellbeing of our employees. If you want to move into a healthier weight category or stop smoking, we provide help and financial incentives for those goals, too.

Learn more about benefits at Edelman.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Dec 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Insurance , 401k, holidays etc.

  • Dec 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Intern in San Francisco, California

    didn't need/ use one because I was an intern

  • Oct 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    I would say the best thing about Edelman is the work-life balance and the amazing employees on all levels.

  • Oct 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    Pretty standard with medical/health insurance, decent vacation

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Francisco, California

    They take great care of their employees and their benefits (even for freelancers) demonstrate this.

  • Sep 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Great health insurance, 401k matched, great PTO and sick days

  • Sep 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Edelman offers a competitive benefits package prioritizing tenure. They are generous with sick time, PTO, company holidays. Edelman's 401K match is also of the best I've seen.

  • Sep 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    The best thing about Edelman's benefits package is that its easy to understand and use. Within a month of working there I had my health insurance/dental insurance/vision insurance and could start using it. Friends of mine used the other benefits (including pet insurance) and didn't have complaints. I would say it's middle of the road in terms of benefits (compared to younger firms/startups) but it's very comprehensive regardless.

  • Sep 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Edelman's benefits package is great. I just wish the medical health insurance wasn't so expensive.

  • Aug 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Los Angeles, California

    Best thing is the top notch health insurance and support that comes along with it. The mat leave benefits are pretty outstanding, too.

Benefits Summary


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  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

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Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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