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General Atomics Benefits

Location: US
205 Ratings

Employer Summary


General Atomics is among the leading technology employers in the San Diego area. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:


  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance


  • Pre-tax premium options
  • Pre-tax spending accounts for health care and dependent care


  • Life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Long term disability insurance


  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Pension plan (defined benefit)


  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Legal services insurance plan
  • Recreation facilities
  • Employee Recreation Association (ERA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

*Eligibility varies with employee status and longevity.

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Apr 28, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Diego, California

    GA has probably the one of the best benefit packages as far as medical, dental, and vision. Plus a great 401k matching and a Pension once you are 3 years vested.

  • Jul 05, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer in San Diego, California

    good benefits and lotts of opportunity to work on many projects

  • Apr 21, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Diego, California

    Pension plan is a great benefit.

  • Apr 13, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Engineer in Las Vegas, Nevada

    Great benefits along with an HR department that is there for you

  • Mar 25, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Aircraft Rescue Firefighter in Palmdale, California

    401k has a 6% match. You can go negative on your leave

  • Mar 23, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Process Improvement Lead in San Diego, California

    Company provides 5% of annual base every year, which goes to your pension

  • Mar 02, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Diego, California

    Generous employee total rewards including health (HMO & PPO options), Dental, Vision, 401(k), Pension, Life/AD&D, Legal Plan, Pet Insurance, Long Term Disability.

  • Jan 29, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Poway, California

    Company has both 401K matching and pension

  • Jan 25, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Compliance Analyst in Poway, California

    The company does not provide any vacation or sick days to a new employee. A employee must work and gradually accrue the time monthly. Employees are not offered company stock but can select the what to invest in.

  • Jan 23, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Diego, California

    Great 401k program and full benefits. Also have a pension plan and yearly performance incentives.

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