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  • Health Insurance  (65 comments)

    “The good thing about the health insurance is that it's manage by Collective Health which means when you call to get information about your...”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (34 comments)

    “You start your first year getting three weeks of vacation time and after five years you accumulate Four weeks of vacation you also get three CA sick...”

  • Employee Discount  (28 comments)

    “SpaceX swag shirts cost $22 for the public but employees get them for $7, sweaters cost $40 employees pay $14 tats a 50-60% off sweet”

  • Feb 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer in Hawthorne, California

    Onsite Dental and Medical is great No 401k match is not so great

  • Jan 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Electromechanical Technician in Hawthorne, California

    One Good company perk is that you get SpaceX swag for almost 50% off the regular price and that they have a restaurant inside the main building best food is at the Messeni because at the main level the food is always Salty and it always gives you the Runs

  • Jan 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Quality in McGregor, Texas

    Most would say “I wish SpaceX would match contributions to 401K”... no matching here. The reason behind it is the fact that stock is given instead to enplyees.

  • Jan 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Technical Writer in Hawthorne, California

    Stock awards were great. The low base pay and massive amounts of uncompensated overtime and weekend work was awful. The 401K also has no employer contribution.

  • Jan 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Stage 1 technician in Hawthorne, California

    Good insurance 3 weeks paid vacation is nice but its no scaling for overtime work so people who work 40 hrs a week and people who work 60hrs a week get the same vacation There are Stock options There is no 401k matching

  • Dec 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Engineering Intern in Hawthorne, California

    Awesome benefits at and outside of work

  • Dec 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Propulsion Technician in Hawthorne, California

    Employer covers benefits for employee and partial coverage for employees family. Onsite care facilities for select care services.

  • Nov 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current launch technician in Cape Canaveral, Florida

    no 401k. stocks awarded instead. fully vested after 5 years. you have to pay taxes on the stock

  • Oct 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in McGregor, Texas

    Awesome health insurance and retirement plans

  • Oct 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Launch Engineer in Hawthorne, California

    +Free basic medical, dental, and vision for employees. +Slightly discounted swag and food. +Free caffeinated beverages +/-RSU stocks offered when hired sounds great but really you should divide that offer in half because you will either need to pay nearly 50% tax or they will take out the equivlant value of stock to cover the tax. +generally follows California minimum benefit laws across all states that care less about their works (I'm talking about you Texas) +/-3 weeks vacation for every one (good luck using all at once) -No matching 401k +/- Most of all benefits like additional life insurance, Legal Assistance, etc. are offered but you must pay for them. Some times it a good deal if you know during your going to need something for the following year during your open enrollment (a 3 week period in the fall were you can chose what benefits you want to pay for next year). Sometimes your better off shopping around your self. +/- offers various unpaid leave for medical, death and so on.

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