Qualcomm Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

Qualcomm 401K Plan

Updated Aug 11, 2014

598 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary


  • Pretax and post-tax roth savings through payroll deduction
  • Company match of employee contribution: 100% on first $1,500, 50% on the next $1,500, 33% on next $7,500, and 10% thereafter
  • 50% vested after 1 year, 100% after 2 years
  • Loans available
  • Fidelity, Vanguard and other Mutual Funds & Self Directed Brokerage Link
  • Employee may enroll, suspend and make changes to contributions at any time


  • All regular status employees age 18 and older

Eligibility Date

  • Date of hire

Employee Contribution

  • Flat dollar amount or percentage of eligible compensation (minimum 1% of salary)
  • Maximum 100% of salary up to annual IRS deferral limit, and less other elective deferrals and required deductions
  • Make up contributions permitted for employees age 50 and over

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Employee Comments

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  • Dec 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Staff Systems Hardware Engineer in San Jose, California

    good match from company i think upto 18k

  • Nov 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Diego, California

    Company provides match. Good selection of 401k plans.

  • Nov 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current qualcomm in San Diego, California

    max 5000 match for 401k

  • Nov 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in San Diego, California

    $5000 match from Company per year

  • Nov 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Engineer in San Diego, California

    Good. Employer matches the Employee contribution.

  • Sep 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Bridgewater, New Jersey

    Good company matching and investment options via Fidelity

  • Sep 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Sunnyvale, California

    fairly typical match upto 5% of salary

  • Aug 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Staff Software Engineer in Austin, Texas

    Best, immediate vesting after first year. Worst, matching capped at 5K

  • Aug 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Diego, California

    Decent company match for 401k plans

  • Jul 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal Engineering Manager in San Diego, California

    Matching contribution by the employer

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