Benefits & Perks

Above and beyond a paycheck

You help clients live their best lives. We want to help you do the same.

Principal® offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and special perks to give you everything you need to support your personal, professional, and financial wellbeing.

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Benefits that live up to their name

Because each employee is unique, our benefit packages offer a lot of choice. Every benefit we provide contributes to the healthy, fulfilling life and gratifying work experience you deserve, at an affordable cost.

Benefit packages vary by location, but you can typically look forward to perks like:

  • 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 advisors
    • 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

Suada’s three daughters, who all have careers with Principal, nominated her for Principal Working Mother of the Year. The family feels 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.

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Call 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.

Kristin

Senior Claims Examiner

Des Moines, IA

Principal® is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify® participant. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you live in or are applying for work in NJ, view and print information about your rights (PDF).