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General Motors Benefits

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Employer Summary

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As you grow in your career, we want you to know that your future is secure from your first day at GM. We offer you and your family comprehensive benefits that will fit your life, including:


  • Comprehensive medical plan
  • Triple tax-advantaged health savings account with GM contribution
  • Dental plan


  • 401(k) with both matching and retirement contributions by GM


  • Vacation time, generally ranging from 3 weeks to up to 6 weeks, based on service
  • Approximately 16 annual paid holidays

Additional benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee and family discounts on GM vehicles

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Health Insurance(92 comments)

    “It's a pretty basic plan, preventive (physicals, dental checkups) covered. $1500 HSA contribution for getting a physical (as of 2017, this...”

  • 401K Plan(79 comments)

    “Great plan if you can make it three years. GM automatically contributes 4% and they will match you up to 4%. So basically you get 12% if you put in...”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(42 comments)

    “Your first year you get something like 15 days on top of the paid holidays and factory shutdown days. Quickly increases from there. Depending on your...”

  • Aug 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Austin, Texas

    Great benefits, paternity/maternity leave, decent medical/ dental insurance.

  • Aug 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Manager in Detroit, Michigan

    Provide generous vacation and holidays

  • Aug 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Ontario, California

    The overall package is great! Very competitive!

  • Aug 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    Best: 4% matching, on top of automatic 4% for 401K (total of 12% if you contribute 4%) GM Holiday from Christmas to New Year's 15 days vacation first two years, 20 after that Worst: 3 years before access to 401K vestment Vision not covered in health care, only towards deductible

  • Jul 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Warren, Michigan

    Good 401k match. Health Care benefits are at par or maybe a bit below industry. Good profit sharing program.

  • Jul 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Warren, Michigan

    Great vacation time, great work-life balance. Escalating health care costs (like everyone else). 401(k) is ok, not a lot of choices.

  • Jul 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Data Analyst in Detroit, Michigan

    Very competitive. One of the best in the United States.

  • Jul 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Milford, Michigan

    Starting 15 days vacation with multiple holidays throughout the year following the UAW holiday schedule. Great work life balance and compensation for work trips.

  • Jul 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Mechanical Engineer in Warren, Michigan

    Benefits are usually spelled out in detail in an annual packet, so you have the ability to review the benefits before any decisions are made.

  • Jul 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Detroit, Michigan

    Very generous benefits, excellent health care options. Vacation allowances are very generous and time off increases within the first two years.

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