At Premera, we provide a competitive program of pay and benefits which we call Total Rewards. Our Total Rewards philosophy is to support our strategic direction by attracting and retaining contributors to our corporate visions with a competitive program of pay and benefits that is valued by our people and is based on sound financial decisions.
Premera’s goal is to build a culture of health for its associates and to pass our learnings to our customers through effective wellness products. So we offer a variety of wellness programs designed to put—and keep—you on the road to better health and give you the unique opportunity to test and shape our products.
Associates who work at least 20 hours per week are eligible for the following benefits. Eligibility generally begins the first of the month following the date of hire.
Medical Plan Options
Dental Plan Options
Health Savings Accounts are available if you enroll in the Health Savings PPO Plan and are otherwise eligible.
From one to five times annual base salary, up to a maximum of $1,000,000
Up to $10,000 per child and up to $200,000 for spouse
Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
From one to five times annual base salary, up to a maximum of $1,000,000. Employee Only and Employee and Family coverage options available.
Short-Term Disability Plan Options
Long-Term Disability Plan Options
Healthcare Reimbursement Account
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Special Purpose Flexible Spending Account
Pension Equity Plan (PEP)
Associates who work at least 20 hours per week are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO), a combined pool of time that includes vacation, personal days and sick time.
Full-time associates receive eight hours of pay for each day while part-time associates receive pro-rated pay based on scheduled work hours.
PTO is accrued each pay period; accruals begin upon hire.
2015 Company Closure Days
Up to three days per incident, with a maximum of five days granted due to extenuating circumstances.
Family Medical Leave
Up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave time in a 12-month period to care for yourself, spouse, domestic partner, child, parent, or parent-in-law. Associates must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by state and/or federal laws.
Premera may allow a personal leave of up to 30 days in approved situations.
Tuition Assistance Benefit
The Tuition Assistance Benefit pays 100 percent of your tuition costs, lab fees and required course-related textbooks, up to a maximum of $2,000 each calendar year for full-time associates and $1,000 per calendar year for part-time associates. The maximum for courses towards a graduate degree is $5,000 each calendar year for full-time associates and $2,500 for part-time associates.
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