8 of the flashiest perks Apple employees get, from discounted iPhones to Maroon 5 concerts

  • Apple just became the first US company to hit a $US1 trillion market valuation on Thursday.
  • Using Glassdoor, Business Insider looked into some of its employee benefits.
  • Glassdoor users gave Apple’s overall perks a 4.5 out of 5 stars on the site.
  • One of its flashiest draws is its “beer bash” – a regular event featuring snacks, free booze, and celebrity cameos.

Apple just hit a $US1 trillion market valuation on Thursday, becoming the first US company to do so.

Business Insider took a look at Apple’s Glassdoor reviews to see how the tech giant repays its employees. On Glassdoor, users gave Apple’s overall benefits a 4.5 out of 5 stars on the site. Reviews indicated the company’s tempting perks range from free, star-studded concerts to gym benefits.

Here’s a look at some of the benefits Apple offers its employees:

According to Glassdoor, Apple employees get an annual 25% discount when they purchase an iPod, computer, or iPad.

Hollis Johnson

Source: Glassdoor

Every three years, workers can get $US250 off an iPad or $US500 off a Mac. Most Apple software is 50% off.

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Source: Glassdoor

The company also offers other discounts for family and friends, depending on the product.

Source: Glassdoor

Mothers can take up to 18 weeks of fully paid leave after giving birth, with an additional six weeks of unpaid leave after that.

Source: The Outline

Non-birth parents get six weeks of paid time off, according to TIME.


Source: TIME, Fatherly

The tech company also covers the cost of egg freezing.

Source: Business Insider

Employees are treated to free beer and appetizers at the company’s beer bashes — not to mention some of the biggest names in music.

Source: The Daily Mail,MacObserver,MacRumors

Stevie Wonder, Maroon 5, and OneRepublic have all performed at these semi-regular events.


Source: The Daily Mail,MacObserver,MacRumors

An employee based in Manhasset, New York, reported Apple provides employees with a $US300 gym credit annually.

Source: Glassdoor

At Apple, new hires get 12 days of paid time off — but Glassdoor reviewers report it increases over time.

Source: Glassdoor

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