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Kaiser Permanente Retirement Plan

Updated Aug 13, 2014

618 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Kaiser Permanente offers retirement plans.


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Employee Comments

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  • Jan 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Santa Rosa, California

    The best! 3 tiers of retirement - one you contribute to, one they contribute to regardless of your contribution, and a pension plan. This may be different for different employee groups but I imagine everyone who works full-time at Kaiser is rewarded handsomely.

  • Jan 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Portland, Oregon

    Standard retirement plan, nothing special or especially bad about it.

  • Dec 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Registered Respiratory Therapist in Riverside, California

    pension and 401k. They got rid of the retirement health benefits for individuals and their spouse

  • Dec 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Physician, Hospitalist in Silver Spring, Maryland

    good coverage one can get a lump sum or decide to get monthly pay,the company is non lenient to rehiring retirees as hourlies, the retiree must for go benefit to be able to work as contract

  • Dec 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Oakland, California

    You will get a retirement account when you work for Kaiser.

  • Dec 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Partner in Los Angeles, California

    The retirement plan is unsecured. Additionally, it's not a retirement plan, but a variable annuity, that the company buys from MetLife, which has no death benefit, or cost of living allowance. Lastly, since the company is buying it for you, they get the tax benefit, and you don't. It's the cheapest, bottom of the barrel variable annuity, and you don't get a choice in the matter. You would actually be better off to buy your own annuity, when you first start out, and not count on this one. Not recommended.

  • Dec 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStarEmployee

    Best thing is both pretax and taxable (Roth) options are offered and you can choose your mix percentage. On the downside the plan is managed by Vanguard (very good) but with relatively limited investment options (very common).

  • Oct 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Medical Assistant in Santa Clarita, California

    Very generous plan for workers

  • Aug 21, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current I in Vacaville, California

    401 K and Roth option with company match

  • Jul 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Account Manager in Denver, Colorado

    Great if you can stay the course. Match after 2 years and pension buy in after 5.


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