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Portland General Electric Benefits

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  • 401K Plan  (8 comments)

    “5% employer contribution + 5% match = 15% of your salary for only contributing 5%. I don't know of any other employer who's that generous”

  • Health Insurance  (6 comments)

    “Good health insurance, currently pays some money to cover deductible. Covers 100% premium of medical & gives extra if you choose kaiser...”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (3 comments)

    “I did not receive Vacation time. Other employees did and they did seem to get a lot of vacation time. The benefits are good.”

  • Jul 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Beaverton, Oregon

    Pretty solid benefits relative to other companies

  • Jun 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Service Representative in Tualatin, Oregon

    Employee stock purchase option, 401k contributions, time off was decent

  • May 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Manager in Portland, Oregon

    company 401k contribution is very generous and the free TriMet pass is great. PTO doesn't match up with other companies in town until you have 10+ years tenure, which doesn't reflect the current job market

  • May 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Portland, Oregon

    I am a contractor so I get none...

  • Mar 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Portland, Oregon

    One of the best benefit package available, that is why people retire from this company. 10% 401k match . 4-5 weeks of PTO which includes holidays. Increases by 1 week every 5 years. Gives trimet passes. Great health insurance. 25% discount on electric bill. Unlimited sick days. Cons : No downtown parking available for free.

  • Jan 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Portland, Oregon

    They give so much I don't know how they can afford to keep us! most generous company i've ever worked for. its good to be a monopoly!

  • Dec 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Portland, Oregon

    Standard 401k match. No longer offer pensions. Two high deductible plans through Kaiser or Providence for non-union employees but the company contributes money towards an HSA which will hopefully be standard going forward. Big focus on safety and overall employee wellness so there is access to EAPs and other wellness programs. Company matches towards charitable donations. Electric bill discount. Some departments offer flex schedules. Biggest downside is PTO. It’s not competitive and the steps in accrual rates are spaced too far apart. It probably was fine when they offered other incredible benefits like pensions to incentivize employees to stay long term but now that those benefits don’t exist, it’s hard to imagine waiting such long periods of time to gain more PTO. It would even help to have the holidays that are recognized covered by floating holiday PTO instead of requiring employees to use their normal PTO.

  • Nov 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Instructional Designer in Tigard, Oregon

    I was a contractor, so I cannot speak to the robust benefits package that most PGE employees apparently received. However, I do know that the contractor benefit package was really marginal.

  • Feb 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service Representative in Tualatin, Oregon

    Holidays off. Regular employees get a good sized donation to their HSA. Contributes up to 5% to 401K, also profit sharing.

  • Feb 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Analyst in Portland, Oregon

    great 401k match, average cruddy health insurance, no company perks, low bonuses, no holiday bonuses, limited budget toward team activity, low-med level of PTO offered, 3 months of paid protected leave under OFLA, 3 months of paid protected leave under FMLA, if you use it all you will be let go, and if you are sick more than 5 times in a rolling 12 month period they reserve the right to fire you.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (21)
  • CheckmarkDental Insurance (11)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (21)
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (18)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (19)
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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