IBM Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

IBM 401K Plan

Updated Jul 20, 2014

1482 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

IBM offers a 401(k) Plus Plan.

This information about the 401K Plan benefit at IBM is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of IBM. The description here may not reflect the current IBM 401K Plan benefit.


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Employee Comments

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  • Sep 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Developer in Rochester, Minnesota

    401k plan matching is above the industry standard. IBM also offers free consultation for investing the 401k plan with a personalized financial adviser.

  • Sep 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sr. Managing Consultant in Costa Mesa, California

    401k match is offered with your enrollment

  • Sep 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Success Manager in Lincoln, Nebraska

    They matched up a percentage.

  • Sep 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Marketing Manager in San Francisco, California

    IBM's match is pathetic at best

  • Aug 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former UX Designer in New York, New York State

    They matched a decent amount, but it was given at the end of the year so if you were getting fired they would do it before the money was put in your account.

  • Aug 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Managing Consultant in Dublin, Ohio

    Same as any other company

  • Aug 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStarEmployee

    Matches contributions up to a percentage.

  • Aug 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

    They used to match more, but reduced the %. If you are laid off during the year, they will not match your 401k for that year. That stinks!

  • Aug 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStarEmployee

    Match is very good (5%), fund choices are VERY good (Fidelity; lots of choices with low ERs, for example Total Stock Market ER is 0.03%). But the match is at the end of the year.

  • Aug 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia

    IBM matches up to 5 or 6 percent


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