SendGrid Employee Benefits and Perks | Glassdoor

SendGrid Benefits

Location: US
31 Ratings

Employer Summary

We Cultivate Happy Humans

We offer a leading built-to-scale total rewards package that includes benefits, perks, and work-life integration.


Work-Life Integration

Flexible schedules, 3 weeks of vacation, unlimited sick time, most major holidays plus 1 floating holiday, personal days, parental leave, and 1 volunteer day. Life is more than work.


Competitive salaries, excellent health benefits, generous allowances (cell, wellness, commuting), meaningful stock options, and a pay-for-performance philosophy.

Love Where You Work

State of the art offices, free lunch everyday from a variety of restaurants, a fully stocked kitchen, and a bunch of fun activities like book clubs and team sports, our office culture aims to keep our team happy and...never hungry!


Once a year, we fly all of our team members to a beautiful destination resort for our annual kick off meeting (KAKO)! The mission is to celebrate the previous year’s success, align on the year ahead, and build connective tissue. We come together again in Denver at mid-year for KASA where we align on the 2nd half of the year and celebrate 1st half successes. Can’t wait to share with you what KAKO and KASA stand for!

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Jul 02, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior DevOps Engineer in Irvine, California

    free lunch, work from home, flexible time off

  • Nov 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redwood City, California

    401K program is excellent - 4% match!

  • Aug 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer(Internship) in Irvine, California

    Best: food, unlimited PTO, work-life balance Worst: overall pay

  • Feb 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    Very generous benefits package. Lunch allowance good for multiple places with delivery. In 2018, implemented "personalized holidays". I am not a fan of "personalized time off" or "unlimited" vacation as I think it results in people who should and need to take time off do not. I view it a benefit to the company since they pay out less in vacation and do not have the payout liability.

  • Feb 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Irvine, California

    401k matching, Unlimited Time Off, Pay towards your wellness, commute and phone plan

  • Dec 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    The best thing about our benefits plan is the variety offered to employees - great health insurance, 401k, stock plan, free food/snacks, and a commuter allowance!

  • Oct 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    The benefits at SendGrid can't be beat! Unlimited sick days, generous PTO (in addition to holidays), 401k matching, free lunch every day, stocked kitchen, and so much more.

  • Aug 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Orange, California

    Great benefits. I can't complain.

  • Jul 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    The benefits are very competitive and the perks are amazing. The only downside in terms of benefits is that the PTO policy is a bit skimpy, however, they make up for it with unlimited sick (for you or dependent) and flexible work options (work from home).

  • Jul 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    Great overall benefits including: flexible hours, matching 401K plan, commuting, gym/wellness, and phone stipends, free lunches, endless snacks, 3+weeks of vacation (plus more the longer you've been at the company.

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (22)
  • Dental Insurance
  • 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)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • CheckmarkFree Lunch or Snacks (22)
  • 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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