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IBM Employee Benefits

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Overall Benefits and Compensations

Benefits found on job postings

  • Retirement plan
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

10 benefit categories

1.4k reviews about benefits at IBM


94% positive reviews

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Dental insurance

Good heath and dental benefits. - view all

Specialist - Vermont - Jan 17, 2018

Disability insurance

collocation, targeting those on disability leave) - view all

Product Manager - Boulder, CO - Sep 11, 2018

Health insurance

Excellent work culture with great benefits. - view all

Lead Consultant - กรุงเทพมหานคร - May 1, 2019

Vision insurance

Medial, dental and vision plans offered. - view all

Executive Manager - Poughkeepsie, NY - Sep 6, 2018

Details about Insurance

Dental insurance (4 reviews)

75% of the reviews are positive

Disability insurance (3 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Health insurance (310 reviews)

94% of the reviews are positive

Vision insurance (8 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive


74% positive reviews

  • Parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Unlimited paid time off

Parental leave

They adapted with the changing environment providing better incentives for women such as longer maternity leave, advancement opportunities. - view all

Project Manager - Research Triangle Park, NC - Jun 13, 2018

Paid time off

IBM provided with lots of benefits including paid sick leave, 22 Privileged leave, national holiday. - view all

Delivery Specialist - Gurgaon, Haryana - Apr 28, 2019

Unlimited paid time off

Best part is the unlimited holidays and work from home flexibility. - view all

Senior Consultant - India - May 17, 2018

Details about Leave

Parental leave (6 reviews)

67% of the reviews are positive

Paid time off (46 reviews)

74% of the reviews are positive

Unlimited paid time off (1 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Flexibility at work

100% positive reviews

  • Work from home
  • Flexible schedule

Work from home

The ability to work from home was good. - view all

IT Technician - Portsmouth - May 9, 2019

Flexible schedule

Excellent work/job balance, good management, high workplace culture, flexible hours, a lots of opportunities to learn, a very good reputable Company. - view all

Engineer - Alberta - Apr 29, 2019

Details about Flexibility at work

Work from home (681 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Flexible schedule (296 reviews)

99% of the reviews are positive


75% positive reviews

  • Childcare


There is definitely a bottleneck at the partner level and if you are not at the partner level you are scratching and clawing your way to surviving the cost of living in some very expensive locations- especially with daycare and high mortgage costs following the housing bubble. - view all

Information Security Analyst - Washington, DC - Oct 16, 2018

Details about Childcare

Childcare (4 reviews)

75% of the reviews are positive

Health & wellness

100% positive reviews

  • Gym membership

Gym membership

What maybe lacking are the usual perks available at a startup company such as daily free lunches, gym memberships etc. - view all

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer - Emeryville, CA - Sep 25, 2015

Details about Health & wellness

Gym membership (2 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Financial perks

86% positive reviews

  • Retention bonus
  • Bonus pay
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Performance bonus
  • Stock ownership plan
  • Employee discount
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Monthly bonus
  • Stock options
  • Yearly bonus

Retention bonus

I was given a retention bonus to remain for a year. - view all

Billing Manager - Manassas, VA - Mar 6, 2018

Bonus pay

Provides a lot of compensation benefits. - view all

Software Engineer - Pune, Maharashtra - Jan 5, 2019

Stock purchase plan

Benefits are good, 401K, medical, dental, and vision, along with employee stock purchase plan. - view all

Sales Specialist - Atlanta, GA - Feb 14, 2017

Performance bonus

Performance bonus is not transparent. - view all

Software Engineer - Bengaluru, Karnataka - Jan 21, 2019

Stock ownership plan

However, there are other kind benefits which the company offers including flexible working options, esop, etc. - view all

Sales Advisor - Noida, Uttar Pradesh - Aug 27, 2013

Employee discount

IBM benefits are really great from free healthcare for the employee (paying for dependents), HSA, and great company partnership discounts. - view all

Operations Associate - Beaverton, OR - May 17, 2019

Quarterly bonus

Great place to work with good pay and really great bonuses quarterly great management team great workplace culture with a lot af benefits - view all

Production Worker - Austin, TX - Aug 7, 2017

Monthly bonus

But giant paychecks with huge bonuses paid monthly. - view all

Loan Specialist - Oregon - Nov 24, 2017

Stock options

Majority of employees are agency staff and don´t benefit from the IBM benefits like healthcare, pension plan, stock option for salary. - view all

Project Manager - Madrid, Madrid provincia - Feb 27, 2019

Yearly bonus

Forget about a yearly bonus. - view all

Test Engineer - Hopewell Junction, NY - Aug 13, 2018

Details about Financial perks

Retention bonus (2 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Bonus pay (17 reviews)

65% of the reviews are positive

Stock purchase plan (1 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Performance bonus (7 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Stock ownership plan (1 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Employee discount (2 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Quarterly bonus (2 reviews)

50% of the reviews are positive

Monthly bonus (1 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Stock options (11 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Yearly bonus (8 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive


100% positive reviews

  • Tuition reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement

A pro, in the beginning, was tuition reimbursement but even when I achieved my degree I found career advancement impossible because of restrictions placed on my division. - view all

Marketing Communications Manager - Cambridge, MA - Nov 11, 2018

Details about Reimbursements

Tuition reimbursement (7 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive


90% positive reviews

  • Retirement plan

Retirement plan

Also, outstanding benefits; Cheap health care, 401k match on day 1, 20 days vacation on day 1, and plenty others. - view all

Cost Analyst - Rochester, MN - Mar 20, 2019

Details about Retirement

Retirement plan (40 reviews)

90% of the reviews are positive


80% positive reviews

  • Food provided

Food provided

The free snacks are incredible. - view all

IT Security Specialist - Cambridge, MA - Apr 15, 2019

Details about Meals

Food provided (41 reviews)

80% of the reviews are positive

Other benefits

88% positive reviews

  • Visa sponsorship
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee mentoring program

Visa sponsorship

The salary paid for the H1B workers is less, and Career growth and No advancements to new career - view all

Senior Software Engineer - Dallas, TX - Dec 24, 2017

Employee assistance program

Has Employee Assistance Programs - view all

Software Test Engineer - Manila - Mar 17, 2019

Employee mentoring program

The leadership was excellent, the mentor program was excellent and the people you got to work with were exceptional. - view all

Product Marketing Manager - Denver, CO - Apr 22, 2019

Details about Other benefits

Visa sponsorship (3 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Employee assistance program (1 reviews)

100% of the reviews are positive

Employee mentoring program (38 reviews)

87% of the reviews are positive