While there may be certain must-haves at any job—a livable wage, for example, and access to affordable health insurance—some “unnecessary” perks maybe even more important to you, depending on what you want from life and work. (Think: additional PTO time, tuition assistance, wellness programs, on-site healthcare and wellness services, and more.) Each of the companies below offers incredible benefits to their employees, above-and-beyond what you would expect. If you’re looking for a job, considering applying to one of them and enjoying all they have to offer!
Overall Rating: 3.5
Where Hiring: San Francisco, New York, Portland, Washington, D.C., and more
Benefits & Perks: With a benefits rating of 3.9, One Medical boasts a bevy of perks employees love, including a paid sabbatical on for employees who’ve been with the company for five and 10 years, commuter benefits, and the chance to cash out unused PTO days for cold, hard cash.
Overall Rating: 4.1
Where Hiring: Chicago, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, New York, and more
Benefits & Perks: Affirm scores a perfect 5.0 rating when it comes to its benefits—which include stipends toward personal development, catered lunches and dinners, a monthly wellness stipend that pays for fitness classes and gym memberships, and subsidized transportation costs.
Overall Rating: 3.7
Where Hiring: Austin, Conway, Detroit, and more
Benefits & Perks: A benefits score of 3.6 gives Acxiom an edge on the competition, and it’s easy to see why: The company offers bikes for employees to use on campus, free breakfast and lunch three times a week, an onsite gym, and games to help employees relax, including pool, ping pong, pinball, foosball, darts, cornhole, video games, and more.
Overall Rating: 3.8
Where Hiring: Costa Mesa, Franklin, Lincoln, Scottsdale, Austin, Allen, and more
Benefits & Perks: With a benefits score of 4.1, Experian gives its employees great benefits, such as employee education assistance—up to $5,250 per year—to improve job skills, and, as you may expect from a credit-rating company, access to a free, personal money coach for 90 days.
Overall Rating: 3.9
Where Hiring: Hillsboro, Vacaville, San Francisco, Portland, Oceanside, and more
Benefits & Perks: Genentech scores 4.1 for its benefits, which include many employees can use without leaving the office—think: on-site car washes, haircuts, a childcare center, dentist, and spa. Plus, employees get 18 days of paid vacation, on top of paid holidays and office shutdowns.
Overall Rating: 3.9
Where Hiring: Saint Paul, MN; Columbus, OH; Murray, UT; Brownwood, TX; Little Rock, AR; Albany, NY; Maplewood, MN; Northridge, CA & more.
Benefits & Perks: Employees rave about 3M’s benefits package on Glassdoor, noting excellent medical and dental benefits as well as career development resources and wellness services. 3M offers tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, flexible work arrangements, stress management coaching, parenting resources as well as stock options.
Overall Rating: 4.4
Where Hiring: San Bruno, Kirkland, Seattle, San Francisco, New York, Portland, and more
Benefits & Perks: Google scores almost perfectly on its benefits rating at 4.6. On top of free food, Google offers its employees tons of benefits, including access to financial advisors, on-site wellness services such as chiropractors and physicians, and—in the event of death—giving the partner of deceased employee 50 percent of that employee’s salary for the next 10 years.
Overall Rating: 3.2
Where Hiring: Cleveland, Charlotte, Atlanta, San Francisco, Chicago, Buffalo, and more
Benefits & Perks: Perhaps unsurprisingly, this grocery delivery service offers employees discounts on its own deliveries. It offers plenty of additional perks, from cultural heritage month program to coordinated weeks of volunteerism, and a yoga room so employees can stretch at work
Overall Rating: 4.0
Where Hiring: Seattle
Benefits & Perks: If you love your pooch, Trupanion is the place you want to work. With a benefits rating of 4.1, the company offers lots of benefits, including 100 percent paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees. But its pet perks are just as good: It offers free health insurance for pets, as well as in-office playrooms, so employees can bring their dogs to work.
Overall Rating: 4.0
Where Hiring: Portland, Bellevue, Mission, Atlanta, Syracuse, Oklahoma City, and more
Benefits & Perks: T-Mobile has a 4.4 rating for its benefits, and it’s really no wonder: In addition to phone plan perks, employees have access to Insight Out, T-Mobile’s Un-carrier approach that helps people address unconscious bias. T-Mobile also provides tuition assistance that is paid up-front, which means employees don’t have to foot the bill to start and later seek reimbursement.