Equinix Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

Equinix 401K Plan

Updated Aug 22, 2016

53 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

The Equinix 401(k) Plan helps employees build financial security and provides important tax advantages. Employees are automatically enrolled in the plan which is administered by Fidelity. Equinix will match 50 cents on every dollar employees contribute up to 6% of eligible earnings. Contributions to the 401(k) are taken on a pre-tax basis which helps lower your taxable income. The Equinix plan also offers a ROTH feature where employees can contribute post-tax dollars and receive those contributions tax-free upon retirement.

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Employee Comments

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  • Jun 05, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Network Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

    employer matches your some % of your contribution

  • Dec 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former IBX Techinician in Chicago, Illinois

    Good plan, matching contribution, overall it had an increase while I was there.

  • Sep 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior IBX Technician IV in Chicago, Illinois

    They match up to 6 percent

  • Jun 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Program Manager in Redwood City, California

    Competitive package for tech companies

  • May 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Data Analyst in New York, New York State

    Contribution is matched by the company

  • Feb 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redwood City, California

    They match 50 cents for every $1 up to 6%.

  • Dec 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Director in Redwood, Oregon

    They did some matching. Nice

  • Aug 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales in Redwood City, California

    always nice to have a company that matches the 401k

  • Jul 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redwood Shores, California

    3% 401k for interns as well as employees!

  • May 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Francisco, California

    There is a 3% match on a 6% salary contribution. The one part that sucks is you don't get the full match until it vests at the end of the year. This means that if you leave the company, you lose the benefit.

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