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FirstEnergy Benefits

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  • 401K Plan  (11 comments)

    “Easy and relaxed not stressful at all . They ask regular introduction questions. Then what qualities and assets you would bring to the company and...”

  • Health Insurance  (8 comments)

    “Several options including free high-deductible plan.”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (5 comments)

    “All absence time is now PTO. Need to set aside days for being sick if that is an issue. Each occurance tends to be counted separately and can...”

  • Feb 09, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Akron, Ohio

    Good benefit. One of the few companies that still offer pension.

  • Feb 07, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Akron, Ohio

    Very nice Pension Plan and Health care plan is very affordable

  • Nov 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director in Akron, Ohio

    Inadequate PTO otherwise generous and typical for a utility

  • Jun 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Akron, Ohio

    Solid, typical Fortune 500-type benefit package. New employees have a cash-balance pension (company contributions only) plus a standard matched 401(k) with some excellent low-cost funds plus an optional self-directed brokerage window. Annual bonus/incentive pay program with payouts based on company/department performance. Decent Health benefits at reasonable cost. Fairly generous time off benefits - new employees start with 8 paid holidays plus 19 PTO days per year.

  • Jun 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Akron, Ohio

    Many benefits are advantageous for newer employees, but not so much for longtime employees. 401(k) is matched up to 6% of salary, which seems fairly standard. Pension was stopped for newer employees. Vacation and sick leave rolled into a bundle of PTO days. Need to burn 5 days in a row when sick before you can access short-term disability unless hospitalized overnight. Big change for many with chronic illnesses.

  • Apr 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer V in Akron, Ohio

    Generous vacation time, great 401K options, competent coworkers with a great focus on safety.

  • Sep 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Oak Harbor, Ohio

    The best thing about the benefits package is FirstEnergy is 1 of very few companies left that offer a pension.

  • Sep 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Nuclear Engineer in Shippingport, Pennsylvania

    Multiple Offerings and Savings accounts.

  • Aug 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Akron, Ohio

    The best thing about benefits - FirstEnergy provides a comprehensive total rewards package. Competitive salary, annual bonus potential, medical/dental/vision plans.

  • May 31, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service Representative in Fairmont, West Virginia

    I think you should be allowed to update your PTO for the week that you pay for just like all PTO instead of having to go through open enrollment

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