Popular Perks, Incentives and Benefits

By Robert Half October 24, 2018 at 5:11am



What workers want What companies offer
Flexible work schedules 88% 62%
Compressed workweek 66% 17%
Telecommuting 55% 14%
On-site amenities (e.g. gym, childcare) 38% 23%
Paid time off for volunteer activities 31% 21%
Employee social events 21% 44%


What workers want What companies offer
Annual or biannual bonuses 77% 44%
Profit-sharing plan 49% 33%
Sign-on bonuses 49% 19%
Retention bonuses 41% 12%
Spot bonuses 32% 22%
Stock options 29% 9%
Deferred compensation plan 23% 12%


What workers want What companies offer
Health insurance 69% 88%
Paid time off
(vacations, sick days, paid holidays)
67% 80%
Retirement savings plan 48% 52%
Dental insurance 37% 71%
Vision insurance 16% 60%
Pretax programs (e.g., commuter benefits, spending accounts, HSAs) 15% 22%
Life insurance and AD&D insurance 13% 53%
Leave of absence 11% 44%
Disability insurance (short-term and/or long-term) 10% 58%
Employee assistance program 8% 39%
Tuition assistance or reimbursement 6% 14%

Robert Half surveys of more than 1,500 workers and 600 HR managers in North America.

Multiple responses were permitted.

© 2018 Robert Half International Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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