Harvard University Employee Benefit: Retirement Plan | Glassdoor

Harvard University Retirement Plan

Updated Jul 21, 2014

215 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Harvard University offers retirement plans.

This information about the Retirement Plan benefit at Harvard University is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Harvard University. The description here may not reflect the current Harvard University Retirement Plan benefit.

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Employee Comments

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  • Apr 09, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Could be better, but it's a decent plan

  • Dec 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    They offer a 403B. Plenty of plans to choose from and company reps visit campus so you can meet with them about your individual plan.

  • Nov 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Harvard university has good Retirement plan for its employees

  • Jul 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    5% salary match for people below the age of 40, and 10% match for people above 40. Also, they bring Vanguard and Fidelity fiduciaries on-site to have discussions over how to better plan for your eventual retirement.

  • May 10, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    They contribute approximately 10% of you salary to your pension plan, which vests in 3 years.

  • Aug 30, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Best plan I have ever had

  • Jul 20, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Postdoctoral Fellow/Researcher in Boston, Massachusetts

    Good plan, but has a 2-year waiting period.

  • Apr 22, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Offers University funded pension plan

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