Workplace Benefits

Our employees enjoy exceptional benefit plans, ample time off and other valuable programs.

Benefit plans

  • Comprehensive medical plan: our unique plan offers a vanishing deductible feature
  • EyeMed: a broad plan inclusive of our medical plan
  • Dental insurance: two robust plans to choose from
  • Life insurance plans, including supplemental life, AD&D and dependent life: financial security for you family
  • Business travel insurance, emergency travel assistance and identity theft protection: available to all employees at no cost
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance: fully paid for by The Jackson Laboratory
  • 403(b) pre-tax savings plan with generous employer match: You can receive up to 10% of an employer match with a minimum employee contribution of 5%
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts: save money for out of pocket expenses related to dependent and healthcare expenses
  • Length of service credits: benefit dollars are given to employees towards the cost of their benefits and increases with tenure

Time off

  • Vacation: vacation time increases with your length of service
  • Holidays: includes 4 floating holidays to take when you choose
  • Sick leave: 10 days per year with an annual carry over option
  • Sympathy: employees may take up to 3 days

Value-added programs

  • On-site MBA program: obtain your MBA without leaving the JAX campus
  • JAXfit wellness program: a comprehensive, award winning program
  • On-site fitness center: open 24 hours, 7 days a week and free for employees and spouses offering a variety of instructional classes and a personal trainer
  • Onsite medical facility: a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families
  • Employee-assistance program: a resource available for you and members of your household
  • Tuition reimbursement: achieve your degree with financial support from JAX
  • Training and professional development opportunities: identify your career path and take advantage of opportunities to grow your career
  • Employee recognition events: celebrations for employees for their dedication and commitment to our mission
  • Group discounts: includes pet insurance, home and auto, and group long term care
  • Bus service: daily commuter bus service at a discounted cost available through payroll deduction and pay-as-you-go

Ask your recruiter about additional benefits available for your potential location.