University of California Benefits

4.1
68 Ratings

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Health Insurance(28 comments)

    Dental and eye cares are included

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave(8 comments)

    UC opted out of paid family leave and doesn’t provide. Comparable benefit. If it participated it’s be 6 weeks of 55% pay for both parents. Also the disability insurance coverage is less generous than state disability.

  • Pension Plan(7 comments)

    Pension Plan is the pool of funds invested on the employee's behalf so would not be covered for temporary employers

Dec 19, 2019
Current Marketing Manager in Berkeley, California

Mandatory contributions to pension plan, lots of options for healthcare and contribution is based on salary.

Mar 21, 2020
Former Graduate Research Assistant in Davis, California

The insurance has been covered

Jan 9, 2020
Current Employee

You have options between health plans, retirement (403b, pension), 3 weeks vacation, etc. This is relatively standard to other places I have worked. Parental leave is limited to taking short term disability and unpaid leave under FMLA. No tuition help.

Dec 10, 2019
Current Employee

The benefits package is fantastic. it's better for employees who've been around for a while as opposed to newer employees.

Sep 18, 2019
Current Employee

Academics get 16 vacation/month with 384h max. Great health choices (UC Care is most expensive but a very good PPO, HealthNet Blue and Gold s similar and cheaper but still an HMO). You get vision and dental and menu of other benefits.

Jul 31, 2019
Current Employee

The company has a great package that includes health and vacation.

Jul 16, 2019
Current Administrative Assistant in Irvine, California

Great retirement plans if you can work long term

Jun 26, 2019
Former Employee

Tuition waiver + health insurance Very flexible hours

Jun 18, 2019
Current Program Coordinator in Irvine, California

Great benefit choices, great coverage, low out of pocket cost and low premiums.

Jun 8, 2019
Former Postdoctoral Fellow in Irvine, California

Great health insurance. They offer retirement plan but they don't match it.

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Benefits Summary

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Financial & Retirement

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program (12)
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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