Our benefits package
You'll have a selection of plans, with coverage options for you, your spouse/domestic partner and/or children.
Prepare for "someday" with a 401(k) plan and a pension plan. Our 401(k) plan includes a company match of 75% of your contribution up to 8% of your pay. Our pension plan is a 100% company-paid benefit.
When life doesn't go as planned, these benefits can help. We offer short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance and business travel accident insurance.
Buy Principal stock at a discount.
Get expert guidance and access to financial planning products.
Want to continue your education? We'll help you cover some of the costs.
We'll help you pay for certain costs related to adopting a child.
Money-saving discounts from local and national businesses.
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You work with your leader to plan time away. This flexibility lets you get your work done while also taking the time you need for balance in your life.
Take time for your family with paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
Give back to organizations that matter to you with paid time away from work for volunteering.
Keep your little ones nearby at the Principal Child Development Center on our Des Moines campus.
If you donate to a verified charity, we'll match a portion of your gift each year.
Feeling your best is key to living your best life. We offer wellness resources, as well as on-site wellness centers and fitness reimbursement in some locations.
Our lactation rooms give you privacy and convenience.
In certain offices, you can save time by grabbing a meal or snack on-site.
You and your family members can get help with work, family and other issues 24/7.
- Honored among Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for the 12th time (2023)
- Included in Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies (2023)
- One of Barron's 100 most Sustainable Companies (2023)
- Scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index for support of LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace (2022)
- Recognized by Pensions & Investments as one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management for the 11th consecutive year (2022)
After you apply, our teams of dedicated recruiting professionals carefully review all applications to determine potential next steps.
If selected for 1st round interviews, you'll be asked to complete either a video or phone interview with a recruiter. The recruiter will then recommend candidates to interview with the hiring manager.
If you’re selected to join the team after interviewing, congratulations! Our recruiters will call you to discuss the details of your customized offer. If you choose to accept, we’ll follow up with the details you need to prepare for your first day—and a start to a great career.