• Apple, which Markets Insider reports has a current market cap of $US871 billion, is one of the most prolific tech companies out there.
• 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.
Throwing around lots of fancy employee perks seems to be the norm in the tech world.
Business Insider took a look at Apple’s Glassdoor reviews to see if the tech giant was any different.
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. Every three years, workers can get $US250 off an iPad or $US500 off a Mac. Apple software is 50% off. The company also offers other discounts for family and friends, depending on the product.
Apple allows mothers to take four weeks of paid leave before giving birth and 14 weeks after. Non-birth parents get six weeks of paid time off, according to TIME.
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. Stevie Wonder, Demi Lovato, and OneRepublic have all performed at these semi-regular events.
An employee based in Manhasset, New York, reported Apple provides employees with a $US300 gym credit annually.
At Apple, new hires get 12 days of paid time off — but Glassdoor reviewers report it increases over time.