Panera Bread Benefits

2.9
889 Ratings

Our Benefits

Benefits, Pay & Programs

The health and well-being of our associates is a high priority at Panera Bread. We offer competitive compensation and benefits to both hourly and salaried associates, based on eligibility and availability. We believe these are key components of our associates' Total Rewards and employment experience.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Competitive Pay
  • Incentive Programs
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Program
  • Employee Discount Program

Which benefits does Panera Bread provide?

Current and former employees report that Panera Bread provides the following benefits. It may not be complete.

Insurance, Health & WellnessFinancial & RetirementFamily & ParentingVacation & Time OffPerks & DiscountsProfessional Support

Insurance, Health & Wellness

Health Insurance
2.9
58 Ratings
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2.6
7 Ratings
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2.3
7 Ratings
Employer Verified
4.0
2 Ratings
2.5
2 Ratings
Employer Verified
4.0
2 Ratings

Financial & Retirement

2.4
7 Ratings
Employer Verified
3.0
4 Ratings
Employer Verified
3.7
3 Ratings
1.0
1 Rating
Employer Verified
1.0
1 Rating
1.0
1 Rating

Family & Parenting

3.8
69 Ratings
Employer Verified
2.5
13 Ratings
3.0
2 Ratings
1.0
1 Rating
5.0
1 Rating

Vacation & Time Off

3.3
8 Ratings
Employer Verified
2.5
6 Ratings
Employer Verified
2.2
6 Ratings
Employer Verified
3.4
5 Ratings
4.0
2 Ratings

Perks & Discounts

3.7
395 Ratings
Employer Verified
3.9
7 Ratings
Employer Verified
4.0
3 Ratings
3.3
3 Ratings
Employer Verified
4.0
2 Ratings
1.0
1 Rating

Professional Support

3.2
213 Ratings
Employer Verified
3.0
2 Ratings
Employer Verified
3.0
1 Rating
Diversity Program
Employer Verified

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Employee Discount(421 comments)

    food should be free for employees. bs

  • Job Training(220 comments)

    Training is simple and straightforward. Team members are friendly and makes sure new staff are well informed. Focus a lot on teamwork.

  • Reduced or Flexible Hours(74 comments)

    Schedule is based on your availability. Part time and full time is available with early morning or afternoon shifts

May 27, 2022
4.0
Former Back of the House Team Member in Modesto, CA, California

For a restaurant/bakery, Panera offers a great benefits package that you won't find elsewhere in the industry.

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May 15, 2022
5.0
Former Employee

Best thing was food .

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May 12, 2022
4.0
Former Cashier in Athens, GA, Georgia

75% off of food and free drinks on the days you work.

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May 11, 2022
3.0
Former Employee

Great staff but long hours

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May 7, 2022
2.0
Former Customer Service in Fort Worth, TX, Texas

They really don't have any perks for anyone below assistant manager

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May 23, 2022
1.0
Former Employee

There are no benefit packages.

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May 23, 2022
1.0
Former Shift Supervisor in Columbus, OH, Ohio

no real benefits, health insurance takes 1+ year to kick in high deductible. promotional raises no more thana dollar increment from starting wage of $~10

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May 23, 2022
1.0
Former Employee

Don't work here if you care about your mental health.

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Apr 26, 2022
3.0
Former Associate in Baltimore, MD, Maryland

Free food and drinks were great. Training was helpful.

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May 14, 2022
1.0
Current Associate in Gig Harbor, WA, Washington State

Insurance options are fine but EXPENSIVE.

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