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GEICO Overview

Washington, DC
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Insurance Carriers
$10+ billion (USD) per year
GEICO is second-largest private passenger auto insurer in the U.S., thanks to their low rates, clever marketing and great service. As a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway -- led by renowned Warren Buffett -- GEICO offers new hires career advancement in a stable, supportive and ... Read more

Mission: GEICO's seven operating principles help create a workplace in which their associates can thrive.

1. Respect, support and provide opportunity for all associates.
2. Be fanatics for outstanding customer service.
3. Be the ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Top CEOs: 2014 (#47)

Company Updates

  • Wishing you a safe and happy new year this holiday season!

  • Our associates are in a league of their own! Click below to see how Gerald Oda, coach of the winning Honolulu Little League team in the 2018 Little League World Series Championship, is GEICO's Volunteer of the Year.

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GEICO – Why Work For Us?

We know you know GEICO, but we want you to know that with us, you’ll find a rewarding career no matter which path you take. Our over 40,000 associates have been unexpectedly delighted to find that their jobs have turned into successful, illuminating careers. You know us for insurance. Get to know us for careers, too. Visit us at for more!

Just the Stats on GEICO

  • Second-largest private passenger auto insurer in the U.S. (A.M. Best)
  • Employs more than 40,000 associates
  • 16 million auto policyholders (and growing)
  • GEICO insures more than 20 million vehicles
  • Provides 24-hour service, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

The Berkshire Hathaway Connection

In 1996, GEICO became a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, led by Warren Buffett, one of the most successful investors of the 20th century. For the past several years, FORTUNE magazine has named Berkshire's property-casualty insurance operation the most admired in the country. Time Magazine named Warren Buffett one of the most influential people in the world in 2012.

Locations Across the Country*

  • Tucson, Arizona
  • San Diego, California
  • Lakeland, Florida
  • Macon, Georgia
  • Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Coralville, Iowa
  • Chevy Chase, Maryland (HQ)
  • Marlton, New Jersey
  • Buffalo, New York
  • Woodbury, New York
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Houston, Texas
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Virginia Beach, Virginiaa
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Kansas City, Kansas

* We also employ associates in auto damage and staff counsel field offices throughout the United States.

Our benefits package will help insure your future.

As a full-time GEICO associate, you'll be offered a Total Rewards Program that includes:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave
  • Performance-based promotions
  • Career advancement and job stability
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Training and mentoring programs
  • Business casual dress
  • Associate clubs and volunteer activities
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Family scholarships for associates' children
  • On-site fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate auto insurance discounts (where applicable)
  • And more!



GEICO associates thrive in our promote-from-within culture. Many new hires start their careers at the representative-level and then advance to coach, trainer, supervisor, manager and beyond.

Nearly 80% of our management team started their GEICO careers in entry level jobs, and our associates average two promotions within the first three years!

In many locations, you can start in:

  • Inside Sales - Auto & Property
  • Customer Service - Auto & Property
  • Claims
  • Auto Damage
  • Leadership Programs
  • Summer Internships

At our corporate office, we're hiring:

  • Actuarials Assistants
  • Modeling Analyts
  • Product and Business Analysts
  • Programmers and Developers
  • Legal Counsel
  • Summer Interns
  • And More

At GEICO, you'll meet many successful people who have built rewarding, long-term careers ... and who've had several different careers along the way. 


GEICO's Seven Operating Principles define our culture.

Our ability to incorporate these values into our culture and business activities has been the basis for some of our greatest achievements.

  1. Respect, support and provide opportunity for all associates.
  2. Be fanatics for outstanding customer service.
  3. Be the low-cost provider.
  4. Operate with uncompromising integrity.
  5. Maintain a disciplined balance sheet.
  6. Make an underwriting profit while achieving optimum growth
  7. Invest for total return.

We're a community, inside and out.

Through GEICO Corporate Community Citizens, our associates contribute to and participate in a variety of socially-responsible activities.

  • Contributed more than $3.9 million to the United Way and other charitable causes.
  • Associates and friends volunteered more than 27,758 hours and attended 801 events.
  • Donated $175,250 to the Wounded Warrior Project.
  • Gave more than $105,000 to Hurricane Sandy, Moore, Okla. Tornadoes and other disaster relief funds.
  • Provided nearly $1.1 million in scholarship funding.
  • More than 2,900 associates took the pledge not to text and drive.

Celebrating Diversity at GEICO

One of GEICO's strengths is the diversity of our associates—it infuses our company with energy and new ideas, and helps us meet the needs of our millions of policyholders. At GEICO, every individual is valued for his or her unique skills and perspectives. We hire the best people, and help them develop their talents and abilities, and then work together to achieve outstanding results for customers and the organization.

We ensure that all associates have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.



GEICO is more than just an insurance company. We're a career company where many people join our team soon after college. Virtually all of our management team began at the entry-level and worked their way up... including our CEO.

Launch Your Career with a Growing Industry Leader

  • Leadership Programs
  • Insurance Operations Careers
  • Analyst & Actuarial Careers
  • Information Technology Positions
  • Summer Internship Programs

Many Career Paths. Unlimited Possibilities.

You've worked hard in college to earn your degree. Take the next step in your career path at GEICO. We recruit grads with all sorts of majors, including:

  • Business, Management, Marketing
  • Finance, Economics, Accounting
  • Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science
  • Computer Science, MIS, IST, Computer Engineering
  • Liberal Arts, Psychology, Sociology

 Do More Than Just Work Here

GEICO associates are active volunteers--volunteering more than 27,000 hours last year and giving back to more than 400 causes. They participate in sports, cultural events, team celebrations and contests.

Many associates enroll in GEICO University classes and attend career development workshops. There many ways to get involved and make a difference in our company, community and yourself!

Connect With A College Recruiter

Check out our calendar for upcoming events, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

GEICO Achievement Awards

For years, we have offered the GEICO Achievement Award Program. This long-standing tradition supports some of our country's most outstanding undergraduates. Visit for more information.


Join our IT Squad!

IT has helped to make GEICO an insurance industry giant. 

With more than 2,000 associates working in information technology, we're one of the Washington, D.C. area's largest IT employers. Whether you're interested in careers in architecture, networks, mobile technology or web development, we have IT opportunities to challenge and inspire you.

What We Do

We are utilizing emerging technologies to drive results, enhance our customers' online experiences and impact bottom-line results. As a proven online and mobile industry leader, our teams use .NET, C#, Java, Oracle, iOS and Android platforms, and more.

Our contributions, from the GEICO App to the online auto quote application, have a direct impact on each of our 15 million (and growing) policyholders.

Work near the Nation's Capital

Most of our tech pros work in our corporate office. Our 26-acre campus is located in a bustling Washington, D.C. suburb and is within walking distance of the Friendship Heights Metro station. Occasionally, there may be IT jobs available in our Macon, GA or Fredericksburg, VA locations.

Are you ready?

Join GEICO in our exploration of cutting-edge technologies and be a part of an innovative company that's defining the way an industry uses technology!



GEICO Reviews

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    "Customer Service Agent"

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    Former Employee - Inbound Customer Service Agent in Poway, CA
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    I worked at GEICO full-time (More than a year)


    PTO sick pay and vacation.
    Easy growth within company.
    Extremely supportive mentors, supervisors, and management.
    Overall great company!


    If you aren’t able to learn and retain information QUICKLY, this may be difficult for you to maintain employment. The support is always there but it’s not an easy job.
    Customers sometimes are angry as with any position or company, if you can’t handle someone yelling, cursing, or calling you names, this could be a stressful environment. You have to remember in one ear out the other and not let it affect your work results.

    Advice to Management

    Great job! The support was always there, the promotions and pay raises were consistent with employees work. I’d love to come back to the company in the future! If I didn’t have to move, I’d still be there :)!

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GEICO Photos

GEICO photo of: After completing claims training, these new adjusters celebrated with a Gecko cake!
GEICO photo of: Following Hurricane Harvey, our Woodbury office held a fundraiser for our Houston office!
GEICO photo of: Our Virginia Beach associates have worked hard all summer with Habitat for Humanity to build a house (and donate a car!) to a local family in need.
GEICO photo of: We know that our Interns provide valuable insight during their time on our team, so we make sure to welcome them in style.
GEICO photo of: For our first set of Careers Unexpected commercials, we featured associates like Kenny to talk about their experiences at GEICO!
GEICO photo of: GEICO associates are so lovable, even dogs get a lick out of us!
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GEICO Interviews



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    Management Development Program Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at GEICO (Fredericksburg, VA) in March 2019.


    Applied online. Phone interview followed by in person interview. Some online assessments and some in person assessments. You spend a couple hours at the facility so prepare. Make sure you're able to answer questions about yourself.

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GEICO Awards & Accolades

  • Top Workplaces, Indianapolis Star, 2015
  • Iowa's Top Workplaces(Mid Sized Company), The Des Moines Register, 2014
  • Top Company to Work for in Arizona, CareerBuilder, 2014
  • Glassdoor's Highest Rated CEO's 2014, Glassdoor, 2014
  • Best Places to Work in Virginia, Virginia Business, 2014
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Pledges & Certifications

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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