Benefits & Perks

Above and beyond compensation

Our employees deserve more than just compensation. They deserve to be rewarded for their passion and drive, with excellent benefits, competitive pay and the resources they need to do their best work and live their best lives.

And who better to provide 360-degree compensation than a company whose mission is creating financial wellbeing?

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Benefits that live up to their name

At The Principal, a choice of benefits is an integral part of our total compensation packages. Every benefit contributes to the healthy, fulfilling life and gratifying work that we believe every employee deserves, at an affordable cost.

Varying by location, compensation packages include:

  • Work-Life Balance
    • Flexible work arrangements
    • Personal leave
    • Parental leave
    • Volunteer time off
    • Onsite child development center at headquarters
  • Health and Wellness
    • Medical, dental and vision coverage
    • Prenatal care programs
    • Fitness centers in some locations
    • Mothers’ rooms
    • Domestic partner benefits
  • Financial Security
    • Retirement plan with company match
    • Employee stock purchase plan
    • Free access to financial services professionals
    • Adoption reimbursement
    • Scholarships for dependents
  • Workplace Satisfaction
    • No-meeting Fridays
    • Employee Resource Groups
    • Multicultural celebrations
    • Mentoring programs
    • State-of-the-art facilities

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Suada Beganovic, Accounting & Actuarial

Beganovic’s three daughters, who all have careers with The Principal, nominated her to be The Principal Working Mother of the Year. The family says they are all fortunate to work for a company that has been named one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers by Working Mother magazine for more than 10 years.

Contact The Principal Human Resources

515-247-MYHR (6947) or 866-524-MYHR (6947)

As an expectant mom, I appreciate the benefits and flexibility Principal provides. I've been able to participate in a prenatal program and have access to healthcare professionals who can help answer my questions.


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