The only thing that might matter more than the money you deposit into your checking is the contributions you make into your retirement plan. It’s money you spend now so that you can enjoy financial security in the future. These 15 companies are invested—excuse the pun—in your financial success. They offer amazing 401k plans—many with company matches—to help you save now for success later. So, get your application ready, stat!
The Details: According to its Glassdoor profile, Vanguard offers a 401k plan that one employee says has a generous match. Once employees have completed one year of service, Vanguard will match contributions dollar for dollar, up to the first 4% you contribute. You are 100% vested in matching contributions.
Where Hiring: Malvern, PA; Scottsdale, AZ; Philadelphia, PA; Charlotte, NC& more
What Employees Say: “Amazing benefits, great work atmosphere, the training is thorough and it’s wonderful they license you.” —Former Employee
The Details: GoFundMe lists a “401k with matching” as one of its many employee benefits, which also include bonuses, paid vacation time off, and unlimited sick days leave.
Where Hiring: San Diego, CA; Redwood City, CA; Los Angeles, CA & more
What Employees Say: “Extremely strong culture, interesting perks like 30-minute-long massages and catered lunches, nice 401k match, generous healthcare, and regular volunteer projects on site.” — Former Employee
The Details: “You’re a person—not just a resource,” Willowtree writes on its website. “That’s why we offer great health insurance, paid time off, 401k matching, stock options, and kitchens full of food. Plus some extras you might not expect.”
Where Hiring: Columbus, OH; Charlottesville, VA; Durham, NC & more
What Employees Say: “Challenging projects and getting to work with brilliant people are some of the highlights of working at WillowTree! Every single day I look forward to getting into work and making an impact. The core value of ownership isn’t just a buzz word on the website, it’s baked into nearly everything WillowTree does.” — Current Employee
The Details: “The Postal Service participates in the federal retirement program, which provides a defined benefit (pension), as well as disability coverage,” according to the USPS website. “Eligibility is determined by your age and number of years of creditable service.”
Where Hiring: Chandler, AZ; Shandon, CA; Brandon, FL; Elloree, SC; Madison, WI; Tully, NY; Benton, TN; Vail, CO & more
What Employees Say: “Employees have a professional attitude, work hard to get job done, [and provide] good customer service, [and there is] good pay and benefits when you’re a full-time employee.” — Current Employee
The Details: “Bain & Company Inc. provides a comprehensive benefits program that is designed to help meet the needs of our employees and their dependents while providing flexibility, financial independence, security, and protection,” Bain & Company writes on its Glassdoor profile. “We offer a variety of core and voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k), flexible spending, vacation, legal, and an employee wellbeing program.”
Where Hiring: Boston, MA; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Chicago, IL; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC & more
What Employees Say: “Smartest people. Incredible culture. Amazing business results for clients. Better business training that MBA programs. Endless career options if you ever decide to leave Bain.” — Former Employee
The Details: “Save for retirement through our 401(k) Plan with pre-tax or Roth contributions,” Southwest writes on its website. “Southwest will match Employee contributions dollar-for-dollar up to a range of their eligible salary between 8.3 and 9.3 percent. Employees can choose from a broad spectrum of investment options, and rollover any eligible funds from a previous employer.”
Where Hiring: Houston, TX; Omaha, NE; San Jose, CA; Denver, CO; Dallas, TX; Louisville, KY & more
What Employees Say: “Great compensation and benefits package, as well as an amazing company culture.” — Current Employee
The Details: According to its website, Ultimate Software offers a 401(k) retirement savings plan, which the company matches 40 percent per dollar of contribution.
Where Hiring: Fort Lauderdale, FL; New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Remote & more
What Employees Say: “Unlimited PTO. Great benefits. People first attitude and encouraged to ‘do the right thing.’ Coworkers are wonderful people who help you develop into the best person you can be. Women in leadership mentoring. Local meetups for virtual employees. Hardware is good and IT is responsive to both basic and more complex issues.” — Current Employee
The Details: “Benefits are an important part of your total compensation package,” AAA Club Alliance writes on its Glassdoor profile. “We offer a wide choice of benefit plans to provide peace of mind for you and your family. Our comprehensive benefits, offered to eligible AAA associates, are far above industry average.” One employee says AAA Club Alliance’s matches employees’ 401k plan contributions up to six percent.
Where Hiring: Newark, DE; Smithtown, NY; Roanoke, VA; Columbia, MD; Framingham, MA; West Chester, PA; Milford, CD; Providence, RI & more
What Employees Say: “Plenty of leads provided to call on to help make your numbers. Friendly work environment. Supportive coworkers and management to help you become successful. Great health benefits, 401k and you earn a good amount of paid time off per year.” — Current Employee
The Details: According to its website, E. & J. Gallo Winery offers a 401k plan in addition to profit-sharing options and other retirement plan options.
Where Hiring: Modesto, CA; Elizabeth, NJ; Healdsburg, CA; Sain Helena, CA & more
What Employees Say: “Fifteen years into my career and I continue to be excited to start each day. I am always challenged to be better and to think bigger. I love the passion, creativity and competitive spirit of the organization. You have the opportunity to have multiple careers within a single organization.” — Current Employee
10. Real Self
The Details: “You’ll get a competitive compensation and benefits package with great healthcare, generous paid time off, company contributions to your 401(k), stock options, paid family leave, and bonuses,” Real Self writes on its website.
Where Hiring: Seattle, WA
What Employees Say: “Very friendly and supportive folks. Lot of drive to be successful but in a very positive way. Monday morning breakfast to meet new hires is always fun and welcome. Dog-friendly so low stress in the office. Tom, CEO, is very engaged with the employees.” — Current Employee
11. Aya Healthcare
The Details: According to its website, “some of the benefits we offer include a 401k plan with an employer match, license reimbursements, discounts, wellness and nutrition programs and tons of other perks!”
Where Hiring: San Diego, CA
What Employees Say: “Very friendly environment. Food readily available for snacking. Great time off program and benefits package. Workout and do yoga with other coworkers. Training is very employee oriented and not rushed. Overall a very positive work environment.” — Current Employee
The Details: “Let us help fund your financial future, be it a condo in Florida or a seat on the next rocket to Mars,” Imgur writes on its website of its 401k offerings. The company offers a company match on employee contributions into the plan, but does not specify how much.
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA
What Employees Say: “Excellent company culture, lunch provided Mondays and Fridays, awesome benefits, centrally located, everyone is very easygoing and friendly.” — Current Employee
The Details: According to its Glassdoor profile, John Hopkins University offers a 401k plan, pension plan, and additional retirement options. One employee writes that the company will match employee contributions up to four percent.
Where Hiring: Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC
What Employees Say: “Cutting-edge, world-renowned research university with all the accompanying resources—stellar faculty, beautiful campus, nice location, college events and activities. Great salary and benefits including tuition remission.” — Former Employee
The Details: “We want to help employees enjoy the present while also plan for a secure, long-term future,” the company writes on its website. “Benefits at Kimley-Horn include: comprehensive medical, prescription, vision, and dental coverage; a health savings account; company-paid life insurance; short- and long-term disability; employee assistance program; incentive-based bonuses; company-paid retirement contributions (including 401(k) match); extensive internal trainings; and tuition reimbursement.”
Where Hiring: Las Vegas, NV; Indianapolis, IN; Gainesville, FL; Jacksonville, FL; Oklahoma City, OK; Phoenix, AZ; Sacramento, CA; Raleigh, NC & more
What Employees Say: “Its really nice and they treat their employees great! Benefits are fantastic! Great environment.” — Former Employee
The Details: Vimeo offers “A 401k plan with company matching (retirement, here you come!),” the company writes on its Glassdoor profile. One employee writes that the company will match 50 percent of employee contributions up to six percent.
Where Hiring: New York, NY
What Employees Say: “Vimeo provided a great atmosphere, friendly culture, and amazing benefits. The engineers were talented and always willing to help each other out.” — Former Employee