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The Hershey Company Benefits

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Employer Summary

Hershey counts on innovative, creative and hard-working employees to keep us on the leading edge. We reward employees with a highly competitive, market-driven program of compensation and benefits. 


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • 401K Plan  (26 comments)

    “It is not explained well enough, you are simply told it exists and read through your hire forms for more information. They do offer company match, I...”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (23 comments)

    “Sure sounds like a load of bull. 7.1 billion in sales crushes on the backs of others. Typical warm time to yourself and you can't even use...”

  • Health Insurance  (10 comments)

    “Priced well for people, but again if you need to use said benefits (time off) you might not be able to since they have a heavy work load and...”

  • Feb 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Fette Press Operator in Memphis, Tennessee

    401K 6% company match, Health, dental, vision offered

  • Feb 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Financial Analyst in Hershey, Pennsylvania

    401k match program up to 6%, medical, dental, vision, maternity and paternity leave, on site fitness facility Could be improved: Tuition reimbursement capped at $6500/year...not nearly enough

  • Mar 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Ogden, Utah

    The benefits are priced very well overall, but the amount of work is WAY too much for anybody with a family or whomever wants a life outside of work. In some cases you are working 6 days a week, 10 hours a day.

  • Feb 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Hershey, Pennsylvania

    The benefits are ok, but the premiums are very expensive. Hershey is all about giving back to the community, but they are not willing to take care of their employees first. Premiums for health and life insurance can be reduced significantly.

  • Jan 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Retail Sales Representative in Dallas, Texas

    Sales bonuses are based off of total company performance rather than individual performance.

  • Dec 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Hershey, Pennsylvania

    The best thing about the benefit package is the health insurance plan.

  • Dec 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Stuarts Draft, Virginia

    Decent benefit package almost immediatly

  • Jan 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Hershey, Pennsylvania

    Strong options for insurance and 401K plans. Paternity/Maternity leave has been updated to be competitive but still not the best out there. Annual incentive could be better structured and more rewarding for those actually producing results.

  • Nov 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Material Handler in Hazle Township, Pennsylvania

    A great vision and dental plan. Not sure how good the health insurance is. 401k plan is also good.

  • Nov 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current RSR Route Sales Representative in Roswell, New Mexico

    Love my 401K and bonus structure. Pay raises are minimal. The health coverage is average. Vacation time to start is outstanding and additional buy up and holidays can give you over a month to start out.

Benefits Summary


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

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (67)
  • CheckmarkDental Insurance (20)
  • 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

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (60)
  • 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

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