Explore Our Benefits

At Benesch, your health, wellness and happiness will always be a top priority. That is why we provide a comprehensive benefits package that enables our employees to succeed both personally and professionally. Explore our comprehensive benefits package below—the further you scroll, the more you will learn about what makes Benesch a great place to work.

Health and Wellness

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Comprehensive Insurance Options

Benesch offers multiple options for medical, dental, vision and pet insurance. Our plans are customizable to meet the needs of you and your family.

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Virtual Visits allow employees and eligible family members to see a doctor wherever they go, whenever they need a doctor.

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Mental Health Support

Personal issues, planning for life events or simply managing daily life can affect your work, health and family. Benesch provides employees with confidential, easy-to-access support.

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Parental Leave

Our paid parental leave aims to provide parents with a new child the opportunity to achieve their personal, family and professional ambitions.

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Wellness Programs

We encourage employees to get active by participating in our wellness programs! Company-wide challenges, awesome incentives and discounted gym memberships make it fun and easy to keep wellness a priority.

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Benesch’s paternal leave was critical for my family. It allowed me to be home with my kids while my wife recovered from her pregnancy.

Ryan Scrittorale, PE, Senior Project Manager

Financial Security

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401(K) Plan

Our 401(k) plan allows employees to invest a percentage of their gross pay either pre-tax or post-tax using the Roth deferral option. Benesch provides a contribution that matches 80% of the employee contribution rate up to a maximum match of 4%.

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Profit Sharing

We also make a profit-sharing contribution equal to 5% of gross pay to our employees’ 401(k) plan—adding up to a potential 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings.

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Life & Disability

To assist families financially in the unfortunate event of employee death or injury, Benesch provides basic term life and AD&D insurance and short- and long-term disability insurance at no cost.

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Our 401K match is the best, and Benesch does a great job of educating us on our investments and what the market is doing. It has been really educational for me.

Ines Nizeye, AICP, AI/PE, Project Manager

Work/Life Balance

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Paid-Time Off

Your PTO is available to you on day one! The amount reflects your time in the industry, not just your time at Benesch.

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Paid Overtime

Your time is valuable, and we believe you should be fairly compensated for it. You’ll be paid for every hour worked.

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Hybrid Work Options

Our hybrid work policy gives you the option to work from home, a Benesch office or both. You and your manager will determine what works best for your role.

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The way Benesch calculates your PTO is by number of years in industry. Since I’ve been in the industry for several decades, I get over six weeks off – which is very generous compared to many firms!

Martha Moore, PE, PTOE, RSP1, Planning Group Manager

The Perks

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Engagement Groups

Benesch is home to four employee-driven focus teams that work to identify opportunities for making life at Benesch even better.

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Office Events

Company-sponsored outings, holiday parties and happy hours are just a few of the things that make life at Benesch great! Our culture encourages a healthy balance of work and play.

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Giving Back

Benesch has a robust Corporate Social Responsibility committee that has created numerous ways for employees to amplify their volunteer work and donations to charitable organizations.

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We understand that flexibility is critical in today’s world. Hybrid work options, flexible hours and our banked time program makes it a little bit easier to find the perfect work/life balance.

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Learning & Development Programs

Benesch University offers everything from skills development support to leadership development programs. Employees at every level are encouraged to participate.

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Tuition Reimbursement

Benesch will help financially support full-time employees who want to take educational courses related to their position.

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The best part about working at Benesch? The people! I love my co-workers like they are family.

Amanda Zacharias, PE, VMA, Design Group Manager