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IBM Benefits

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Employer Summary

IBM offers a competitive benefits program, designed to support employees and their families across all dimensions of health: physical, mental, social, financial, and purpose.

Key features:

  • Health Benefits Portfolio that provides strong support for employee well-being (Health Incentive Program) and preventive care, comprehensive coverage to meet a range of medical situations, and solid protection against the cost of serious illness or injury
  • Watson™ artificial intelligence software available for US employees to help identify appropriate cancer treatments and options for clinical trials
  • Retirement Program that helps build future financial security through the 401(k) Plus Plan and other capital accumulation programs
  • Income Protection in case of serious illness, injury or death, including life insurance and disability benefits
  • Opportunity to follow leisure pursuits through vacation and holiday programs


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Dec 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Scrum Master in Atlanta, Georgia

    Id dinbt find any worst thing that can be described in the benefits packaghe while I worked at IBM. I was pretty happy with my benefits package

  • Dec 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    Vacation is great but not enough time to use it all

  • Dec 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current VP in New York, New York State

    Still very good benefits, but that have declined over the years. Many of the same program, but the scope of what is provided has gone done. The real change has been on the packages being offered when RA's happen, which are now capped regardless of number of years of service.

  • Dec 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    It's a company with a deep commitment to diversity, civility, and ethics. It's been around and reinventing itself for more than 100 years so it's here to stay.

  • Dec 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    IBM provided comprehensive and generous benefits that even took into account the regional insurance market. They also provided excellent time-off benefits to new parents.

  • Nov 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Human Resources in Southfield, Michigan

    Good Health Care, match gifting contributions, vacation and sick time are all a plus

  • Nov 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Managing Consultant in Austin, Texas

    The discounts are pretty good. The 401k is one of the best, % match, although you just get it if you work the entire year and don't leave the company prior 12/31

  • Nov 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    Best benefit is 12 weeks of paternity leave.

  • Dec 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Des Moines, Iowa

    Best: If you put in 5% they'll put in 6% Worst: They wait till the end of the year to give their match. So, if you put in $ for 11 months and then leave the company in early December you won't get their match.

  • Dec 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Glen Allen, Virginia

    The flexibility on working from home was an added advantage. Being as a contractor, the standard benefits does n't apply.

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