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Gilead Sciences Benefits

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Employer Summary

Working at Gilead is not just a job; it’s a shared passion for addressing unmet medical needs for patients facing life-threatening diseases around the world. At Gilead, being here matters and we are committed to providing employees with a competitive Total Rewards package to support you in managing your overall health and financial well-being.


Our Total Rewards program includes competitive base salary and incentive compensation, stock awards, an employee stock purchase plan, health and welfare benefits, a 401(k) savings plan with a company match that vests immediately, and other valuable benefits, such as paid time off and wellness programs.

Linking pay to company and individual performance is central to Gilead's continued success. Our Total Rewards program allows you to see your compensation increase when you and the company perform well.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Dec 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Dev Ops in Foster City, California

    10k matching 401k is great. Minimal WFH options.

  • Dec 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current QA Associate in Foster City, California

    Great and affordable health insurance packages

  • Nov 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Quality Assurance Specialist in Los Angeles, California

    Great 401K package. The medical and dental package are about the same compare to previous company. The re-location package that I received was very generous.

  • Nov 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Francisco, California

    401k match; wfh is not flexible; RSU is not very generous

  • Oct 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Associate Scientist in Foster City, California

    Best: Up to 10K match for 401K, on-site gym, commuter bus, subsidized cafeteria Worst: Stock options (RSUs) vest every quarter, not every month; additional vacation accrual after every 5 years, starts at 3 weeks and maxes at 5 weeks per year

  • Oct 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Foster City, California

    Excellent overall benefits package. Health insurance options were better and less "out-of-pocket" costly than at other companies where I have worked.

  • Oct 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Foster City, California

    Very good benefits all around.

  • Oct 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Director in Foster City, California

    Incentive compensation, stock awards, an employee stock purchase plan, health and welfare benefits, a 401(k) savings plan with a company match that vests immediately.

  • Oct 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Foster City, California

    12k match to 401k, great health insurance

  • Sep 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Foster City, California

    Very good 401k match, sick leave, ptos are generous. I like the shut down periods too.

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