SmartBear Benefits

4.4
27 Ratings

Employer Summary

We’re proud of our benefits, because unlike some companies, they’re actually beneficial.

Medical – Full coverage options, and includes an employer-funded account designed to help you pay for uncovered, out-of-pocket healthcare expenses. Like deductibles. (Yes, really.)

Perks – Competitive salaries, ample vacation, 401(k) match, casual dress code, open office, beans bags, ping pong, full kitchen, and more.

Free food – Options include breakfast, weekly lunches, coffee (regular, espresso, lattes, cold brew), fresh fruit, healthy & sweet packaged snacks, and a constantly stocked fridge.

Location – The northeast corner of Assembly Row, with great water views, restaurants, cafes, bars, shopping, movie complex, bike and running paths, and easy access to mass transportation or parking.

Wellness reimbursement – Local gyms offer us deals periodically, but if you want to stick with your own place, we’ll get you 3 months or 20 classes free. We also offer a $75 reinburment toward any fitness/sports appreal or euqiptment.

Professional development – Development opportunities are available to all employees through our own internal learning portal for software training.

Commuter help – We all need to get here from somewhere. So you can take advantage of our pre-tax commuter benefits program, whether it’s local parking or taking the train.


* Benefits reflect those offered at our Somerville, MA office location

Employee Benefit Reviews

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Most Commented

  • Health Insurance(8 comments)

    BCBS is widely accepted and out of pocket cost are low!

  • 401K Plan(7 comments)

    employee match up to 6%

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(5 comments)

    3 personal days, 1 community service day, bereavement time off, 15 days a year of PTO (40 yrs carry over year to year)

Sep 17, 2020
Current Employee

401k match, competitive coverage, optional insurance add-ons

Apr 21, 2020
Current Employee

Great medical benefits! Flexible spending account for medical expenses and dependent (child care), Dental and vision insurance, addition life insurance plans offered, monthly subsidy towards T and bus passes, fitness reimbursement, 3 personal days, PTO accrued and carried over year to year

Jan 27, 2020
Current Employee

Its better than people realize. Had a sickness in the family and the copays and medication was way lower than Ive had in the past. 401K is there but I dont think many people take advantage of it

Jan 29, 2020
Current Employee

Health insurance is good. There's a great (additional $30) option that lets you go to most gyms. 401(k) matches 50% but only up to 6%, so that could be better. Would be nice to also see tuition reimbursement.

Jan 22, 2020
Former Employee

Best: Snacks, Friday lunch, the PTO hours, athletic reimbursement. Bad: Salary and commission.

Dec 2, 2019
Current Director of SaaS Operations in Coconut Creek, Florida

Standard benefits and perks. Most health plans have a deductible, but what stands out with SmartBear is that they cover that deductible! We also get to buy new sneakers every year which SmartBear covers as well.

Nov 7, 2018
Former Sales in Beverly, Massachusetts

They offered a very competitive benefits package and covered a majority of the healthcare costs.

Aug 22, 2018
Current Employee

Great healthcare coverage and 401k plan.

Jan 29, 2018
Former Employee

No 401k match and health insurance was mediocre.

SmartBear response

Thank you for your review. I’m sorry to hear that our benefits package wasn’t conveyed correctly to you. SmartBear has a 401(k) match of 50% up to 6% of your salary, with no waiting period. As for our health insurance, we try to make our package as comprehensive and competitive as possible, but we are always taking suggestions on how to improve it.

Nov 19, 2017
Current Employee

After 5 years one accrues at the rate of 2.08 PTO days per month.

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Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Health Insurance (21)
  • 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
  • 401K 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
  • Free Lunch or Snacks (21)
  • 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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