General Mills Benefits

4.1
338 Ratings

Our Benefits

Benefits

We make food people love. We also provide benefits our employees love. Our Total Rewards program works to enhance your overall well-being—at work and in life.

Highlights:

​​Pay

Earn a competitive salary and annual bonus when you meet our ambitious goals. Salaries are reviewed each year, with increases based on performance and the market value of the position.

Annual cash bonuses are based on performance (yours, the company's and in some cases, your business unit's).

Medical, dental and vision

General Mills offers you and eligible dependents medical, dental and vision plans starting on your first day. Coverage is available to employees in all locations.

Retirement and savings plans

Get help meeting your savings goals—those now and in the future. Access free, confidential education on managing money, college and tax savings and more.

Eligibility for General Mills’ 401(k) Plan starts on your first day.

Options include:

  • Investing 1% to 50% of eligible pay, with General Mills matching a portion. Based on hire date, you may have a pension benefit or an annual 401(k) company contribution.

  • Flexible, comprehensive investment choices with broad and diversified options. Access investment help via free online tools, or professional management for a fee.

  • A pre-retirement loan feature.


Stock options and ownership

Company stock is available in the 401(k) Plan. Our voluntary stock purchase program allows another ownership opportunity.

Annual stock option grants are available to some management-level employees.

Insurance

Life, long-term care, legal, and auto and homeowners insurance is available, plus company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance. Save money and gain tax advantages on qualified transportation and parking expenses through commuter benefits.

Educational assistance

Loans and scholarship opportunities are available for you and family members, plus reimbursement for job-related courses. You may be eligible for an unpaid leave of absence to further your education.

Which benefits does General Mills provide?

Current and former employees report that General Mills provides the following benefits. It may not be complete.

Insurance, Health & WellnessFinancial & RetirementFamily & ParentingVacation & Time OffPerks & DiscountsProfessional Support

Insurance, Health & Wellness

Health Insurance
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3.0
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Disability Insurance
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Mental Health Care
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Occupational Accident Insurance
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Supplemental Life Insurance
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Financial & Retirement

3.9
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2.5
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2.0
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2.0
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Equity Incentive Plan
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Supplemental Workers' Compensation
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Family & Parenting

4.1
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3.0
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3.5
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2.0
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4.0
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4.0
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5.0
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4.0
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Fertility Assistance
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Military Leave
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Vacation & Time Off

4.3
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3.3
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3.0
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4.0
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Sabbatical
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Volunteer Time Off
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Perks & Discounts

3.0
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4.0
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3.0
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5.0
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Commuter Checks & Assistance
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Company Car
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Company Social Events
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Mobile Phone Discount
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Pet Friendly Workplace
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Travel Concierge
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Professional Support

3.0
3 Ratings
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3.0
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3.0
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Apprenticeship Program
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Tuition Assistance
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Employee Benefit Reviews

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Most Commented

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(70 comments)

    Great vacation and paid time off

  • 401K Plan(42 comments)

    Not up to date on current benefit offered

  • Health Insurance(40 comments)

    The best thing is low deductible and worst is range of plans and can get confusing which one to pick

May 24, 2022
5.0
Current Employee

4% 401k full match and then 50% match up to 8%. Great healthcare plan as well. Mental, financial, and physical health resources that are easily accessible.

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May 25, 2022
3.0
Former Employee

I had a really good time

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May 1, 2022
5.0
Current Employee

Great Benefits. Great working culture

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Apr 27, 2022
4.0
Current Employee

401k match, wellness incentives, mental health support (6 free therapy sessions through SpringHealtg).

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Apr 25, 2022
4.0
Former Employee

Decent vacation time, with the option of having 2 unpaid weeks of time off which many folks sign up for.

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Apr 9, 2022
5.0
Former Employee

Strong benefits package and an overall great place to work.

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Apr 5, 2022
5.0
Former Employee

Great benefits package for health and welfare

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Apr 8, 2022
4.0
Former Employee

this is a gravy job

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Mar 21, 2022
5.0
Former Employee

The benefits were top notch for Cedar Rapids!

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Mar 24, 2022
4.0
Current Employee

Comprehensive benefits across health, vision, dental

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