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PEMCO Insurance Overview

Seattle, WA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Insurance Carriers
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
PEMCO Insurance is the Defender of Your Northwest, providing auto, home, renters and boat coverage. We are consistently recognized for outstanding service, employee expertise and social impact. Our Mutual Good programs raise the achievement levels for youth in education; build ... Read more

Mission: Free our communities to worry less and live more.

Company Updates

  • We recently hosted panel discussions in our offices for National Veterans & Military Families Month, welcoming employee veterans and guests from Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Fairchild Air Force Bases. Our panelists spoke about the challenges of transitioning from the military to a corporate job, and how the skills they honed in the military – leadership, critical thinking and emotional intelligence, among others – shaped who they are today. It was a great discussion, and a chance to discover how many of our colleagues have previous military experience or family connections.

  • A big thank you to our amazing employee volunteers, who visited Rising Star, Bailey Gatzert and Lidgerwood elementary schools in Seattle and Spokane to teach local students what they can do to be mentally and physically prepared to handle an emergency. In partnership with the American Red Cross, our team shared info and tools to help students keep themselves and their families safe during an earthquake, house fire or storm. Learn more about PEMCO and the Red Cross’s Pillowcase Project:

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PEMCO Insurance – Why Work With Us?

Our mission is deeply authentic and connects to what has always been true about us and makes room for ever-expanding possibilities. Differentiating and service-oriented, it represents our aspiration for the world, not just our organization.

We pledge to defend your Northwest

This isn’t just where we do business — this is our home. For more than 70 years, we’ve driven the same roads, faced the same storms and cared about the same neighborhoods — which is how we’ve found the best way to protect them. We pledge, unwaveringly, to do all we can to have a positive impact on our region and our Northwest community. 


We value diversity of perspectives at each step of our journey. If you’re brilliant, compassionate, innovative and principled, and want to be empowered to make a difference in the lives of customers, coworkers and community, we’d love to meet you. 

Insurance careers

Our team of insurance experts — including claims adjusters, agents and underwriters — help bring our mission to life. Learn how you can join the finest insurance crew in the Northwest, if not the entire country. 

General industry careers

We offer incredibly rewarding and purpose-driven careers for IT, marketing, finance, human resources and legal professionals. They truly are the backbone of the company, and at PEMCO, they’re treated like it. 

Things to Love


To help you and your family stay healthy, we cover 100% of employee premiums for medical, prescription and dental, 80% of dependent premiums. We also offer access to life coaches, on-site fitness centers, healthy food options and other wellness resources.


Building your future at PEMCO means competitive compensation, a 200% employer-match 401k plan, PEMCO Shares company-wide incentive plan, education assistance, children’s scholarships and, of course, discounts on PEMCO insurance.

Time away

PEMCO provides competitive paid time off to encourage employees to Worry Less and Live More and replenish energy when you need it.


To ease your commute, PEMCO offers commuter subsidies, electric vehicle charging, carpool parking and central office locations. We have exceptional worksite resources, current technology and comfortable workspaces to encourage collaboration.


PEMCO leaders and supervisors are continuously sharpening their skills to become better mentors and help create an environment where all employees can learn, grow, innovate and widen their experience.

Mutual Good – Y.E.S.

We innovate and positively impact our communities by focusing on such things as: 1) Youth and Education, 2) Environment, and 3) Safety. Learn more about how we say Y.E.S. to Mutual Good.

Diversity & Inclusion

We better serve everyone by representing everyone. We tap into the collective power at PEMCO and beyond. We don't just value differences, we seek them out. As a result, we are stronger and our customers are better served. Learn more about this on Mutual Good.

Military Support

PEMCO understands the challenges of transitioning from the military to the private sector. We’re committed to hiring and helping transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses for new jobs.

Ethical Practices

Conducting business in a responsible and ethical manner is at the core of the PEMCO culture and has been ever since the company was established. We do this to live up to customer and stakeholder expectations and not least our own expectations of being a Northwest-leading business.

PEMCO Insurance Reviews

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PEMCO Insurance Photos

PEMCO Insurance photo of: Showing our PEMCO pride at the Seattle Pride Parade
PEMCO Insurance photo of: Celebrating National Selfie Day!
PEMCO Insurance photo of: Celebrating winning 6 J.D. Power Awards in a row!
PEMCO Insurance photo of: Kicking off an all-hands meeting with great news
PEMCO Insurance photo of: Best part of our Red Cross Hero Academy volunteer project: lunch with the kids
PEMCO Insurance photo of: Panel discussion on servant leadership
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PEMCO Insurance Interviews



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    Auto Liability Claims Adjuster Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lynnwood, WA
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    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at PEMCO Insurance (Lynnwood, WA) in December 2018.


    Third party recruiter did the initial hiring process. Very intensive. Phone interview with recruiter, background and credit checks. Required 5 references, 3 had to be prior managers. And they did call them before moving forward. Then in person interview with two supervisors. Standard star questions and situational as well as specifically about the role.

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PEMCO Insurance Awards & Accolades

  • Large Business of the Year, South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce, 2011
  • Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2014
  • Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Achievement, American Heart Association, 2015
  • SLU Chamber Good Neighbor Award, South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce, 2016
  • J.D. Power Award for "Highest Customer Satisfaction among Auto Insurers in the Northwest Region", J.D. Power, 2019
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