Gina Mei
February 05, 2016 2:04 pm
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When it comes to finding a job, most of us are willing to take the first thing that comes our way. After all, we have bills to pay and student loans to pay off — and it’s super expensive being a human. But the older we get, the more we start to realize that the perks of a job are almost as important as the paycheck itself. According to Glassdoor, nearly 3 in 5 people report that job perks are one of their top considerations when accepting a job — so the company decided to do a round-up of the top 20 companies with amazing employee benefits. Check out the top 10 below, and the rest over at Glassdoor.

1. Netflix

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The company has an extremely generous parental leave policy, offering one year of paid maternity and/or paternity leave to new parents. Once the year is, they’re extremely flexible with allowing employees to return either part-time or full-time, and with giving time off as needed.

2. REI

The sporting goods company is all about the great outdoors, and offers two paid “Yay Days” a year for employees to go explore their favorite activities.

3. Salesforce

In the spirit of giving back, Salesforce gives its employees six paid days a year to do volunteer work; and if an employee uses all of them, they get a $1,000 grant for a charity of their choice.

4. Spotify


Like Netflix, Spotify is dedicated to helping new parents. They give six months of paid maternal and/or paternal leave, flexible time off for parents after their leave is up, and helps cover the cost of egg freezing and fertility treatments.

5. World Wildlife Fund

Every other Friday, the company gets the day off — which they’ve adorably dubbed “Panda Fridays.”

6. Airbnb


Previously crowned Glassdoor’s “Best Place to Work in 2016,” Airbnb has some of the most amazing job perks around. In particular, the company gives all employees an annual budget of $2,000 to travel the world and stay in whatever Airbnb dwelling their heart desires.

7. PwC

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For all of us drowning in student loans, PwC offers $1,200 a year in debt reimbursement.

8. Pinterest


Pinterest takes an unconventional approach to parental leave by offering counseling sessions to help returning parents make a plan to come back to work. They also provide four paid months off and a month part-time.

9. Burton

Like REI, Burton wants to encourage its employees to get outdoors. Everyone who works there gets free season passes, plus “snow days” when there’s been a particularly good snowfall.

10. Twilio

Calling all book lovers: Twilio gives every employee a Kindle and a $30 a month book stipend. It’s the stuff of book nerd dreams.