Google Employment Benefits

We want to make your life better and easier

Google Cares

When it comes to our benefits and perks, we have everything you’d expect from a large company, like health insurance, retirement benefits and so on. But we also offer way more than the basics. Our benefits are part of who we are, and they’re designed to take care of the whole you and keep you healthy, whether physically, emotionally, financially or socially.

The Secret Sauce to Benefits

It’s all about removing barriers so Googlers can focus on the things they love, both inside and outside of work. We’re constantly searching for unique ways to improve the health and happiness of our Googlers.

You’re valuable to us, and our benefits and perks are there to show it.

Stay healthy, Save time

Here’s the secret sauce to our benefits and perks: It’s all about removing barriers so Googlers can focus on the things they love, both inside and outside of work.

  • Employees get free fitness classes and gyms, and are encouraged to participate in organized intramural sports.
  • Medical insurance is provided to every employee and two members of their family after 1 month of working for the company.
  • Google provides comprehensive health coverage with no restrictions.The health benefits include "massage credits", acupuncture and chiropractic.
  • Employees also receive cash rewards of up to $400 a year for reaching physical activity goals!
  • Google offers free Dental plans and Vision plans to employees of 6 months! including Free trips to the dentist, and privilege to use customized google glasses!

Skip work without worries

  • Googlers and their families are covered with Travel insurance and Emergency assistance on personal vacations and on work related vacations with full pay.
  • Google employees can get extended time off to follow their passions, and will be considered Personal Days, with no penalty as long as they write and share their story with the fellow thinkers, and will receive full pay as long as they have been working with us for more than 6 months!!
  • Holidays are free for all!, you will be guaranteed off days on major holidays, but if you need a holiday, take a break and call it a personal day!
  • no sick days, it's an honor system. If you're sick stay home. We don't want the other thinkers to get sick as well! Google has a very good online system for all its workers, allowing them to work from home. 1 hour sick time accumulated for each 30 hours worked

New parents get the break they deserve.

It's typical for mothers to get time off from work for up to six weeks after having a child, but at Google it's another story.


  • New dads receive six weeks of paid leave, and moms can take up to 18 weeks.
  • employees' stock continues to grow! (and they continue to receive bonuses) while they are on leave.
  • Google even gives a bonus, called 'baby bonding bucks' shortly after your baby is born to help with expenses like diapers, takeout, and formula during your leave,
  • When parents return to work, there are free on-site daycare for children.

Retire, when it's time to Retire

  • With $1,290,075,671 in assets and serving 18,510 participants, the Google 401k Plan is among the top 10% largest plans reviewed by participant count, and top 10% largest plans reviewed by assets, with an average participant balance of $69,696 for retirement available after the age of 52!
  • Participants have the opportunity to direct the investment of all the assets allocated to their individual accounts
  • employees can contribute up to 60 percent and receive a match of up to the greater of. 100 percent of an employee's contribution up to $3,000, or 50 percent of their contribution up to $8,250 per year.

Google Life insurance

If a Googler passes away while working here, all their stock vests immediately, and, on top of the life insurance payout, their surviving spouse continues to get half of the Googler's salary for the next 10 years. There's also an additional $1,000/month benefit for any of the Googler's children.

Google's Disability Insurance

Google has no employee limitations, we welcome everyone! and covers any disability and is very flexible about working from home!

$$ Cha-Ching!

Here at Google, we offer up to $12,000 per year in tuition reimbursement if you have higher than a bachelors degree!


We give the pay you deserve! (salary rates vary on experience)


Software Engineer- $127,057

Senior Software Engineer - $162,223

Software Engineer III -$132,638

Product Manager- $148,839

Staff Software Engineer- $200,754

Extra Awesome Stuff

Dogs are Welcome!!

Yoga Classess!

Free Car Washes

Rock climbing Wall inside the building!

Free Drycleaning Service

Google Running Trails for all employees

Free haircuts

Bike Repairs at all times!

Free Laundry Machines!