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Giant Eagle Benefits

Location: US
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Employer Summary

At Giant Eagle, we take pride in our Team Members and work to engage, support and develop their well-being and success. Their achievements help Giant Eagle be the best place to work for nearly 34,000 Team Members in our retail stores, warehouses and corporate offices. Team Members receive exclusive rewards and recognition unique to their banner, along with a competitive starting pay rate.

Our Team Members enjoy safe and friendly workplaces that offer several benefit plans specific to Giant Eagle stores, warehouses and corporate offices. Depending on your role and location(*), you might qualify for all or some of the benefits we offer.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (60 comments)

    “The best thing about being paid on vacation was when I didn't have to worry about not having money coming in by the time I was coming back from...”

  • Health Insurance  (32 comments)

    “The best thing about the health insurance is knowing that it will be taken care of and you won't have to do anything.”

  • Employee Discount  (29 comments)

    “The best thing about the employee discount at Giant Eagle was when you didn't always have to always pay the full price something that...”

  • Oct 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Powell, Ohio

    Life resources would give you access to independent and confidential resources and help support personal, financial, and legal issues.

  • Sep 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Pharmacy Intern in Frederick, Maryland

    Best: 401K, health insurance, paid vacation Worst: Time off

  • Sep 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Grocery Clerk in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

    You have to choose yearly between major medical and vision/dental. They are slow to pay out on both. You earn a pension, but it's very small. If you take maternity or medical leave, expect to be paid after you return to work. CareFund does not go to regular employees just management and corporate.

  • Aug 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Pharmacy Technician in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania

    Health insurance is pretty decent. The other resources that are available are amazing. You can call their 1800 number for employees about basically anything troubling ranging from debt, mental health issues, loss and grief therapy, etc. They make sure all employees have what they need to be the best workers.

  • Aug 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Cashier in Columbus, Ohio

    Was ok for individual not family benefits

  • Aug 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Broadview Heights, Ohio

    Good benefits , ten percent off, dental, 401k but you need to be there at least 5 years to acess it.

  • Aug 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Cashier in Erie, Pennsylvania

    They don't offer any benefits to employees unless you work over 32hoirs and you have to wait for the 2 times a year they have open enrollment

  • Jul 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Team Member in Erie, Pennsylvania

    You earn a good amount of vacation time. It increases the longer you work.

  • Jul 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Produce Clerk in Cleveland, Ohio

    Offers wide array of medical coverages and rates. Fairly limited especially based on the lower pay scale, although if you are relying solely on this wage you may struggle to begin with and insurance is a necessity in the U.S

  • Jul 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    I work part-time and the best benefit is that they're pretty good about giving you time off if you ask for it ahead of time. They've never failed to give me the days off that I asked for. Also even as a part-timer, I was able to build a 401(k) and have the company match as well. Other than that though, the rest of the the usual benefits (PTO, health insurance, vacation, etc.) go to employees who are full-time.

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