Full-Time Employee Benefits

Through our benefits offerings and our competitive compensation package, we encourage our Employees to take on challenges and perform to their potential. We also work to give Employees the support they need to manage work-life commitments. Above all, we want all of our Employees –– to feel welcome and included at ERIE.

Health, Dental and Vision Benefits

Health Protection Plan

  • Coverage for eligible Employees and dependents effective on the first day of employment
  • A choice between two health care plans, each with greater benefits with in-network providers
  • Plans that do not require a Primary Care Physician (PCP) to coordinate care or referrals to see a specialist

Prescription Plan

  • Copayments vary by prescription; formulary and generic drugs are eligible for a higher level of coverage
  • Effective on the first day of employment

Dental Assistance Plan

  • Covers preventative, diagnostic and restorative dental treatment for eligible Employees and dependents effective  the first day of employment
  • Covers orthodontic treatment for eligible dependents up to age 19

Vision Care Plan

  • Provides benefits on an annual basis for exams and standard lenses, and offers an allowance towards frames or contacts for eligible Employees and dependents effective the first day of employment
  • Higher level of benefits available with in-network providers

Pre-Tax Payment Plan

  • Allows eligible Employees to set aside pre-tax income to help pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and/or dependent day care expenses
  • Options include a health care and/or dependent care flexible spending account

Work-Life Benefits

Flexible Work Schedules & Telecommuting

  • The regular workweek is 37.5 hours, with office hours generally from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Employees may have the option to work alternate work schedules, based on business needs
  • Working from home or compressed work weeks may also be an option in some business areas

Wellness Programs

  • Annual wellness incentive program with rewards of up to $200
  • Additional voluntary health management programs such as summer fitness contests, exercise classes and Weight Watchers® (Offerings vary by location)
  • Annual flu vaccine

Employee Assistance Program

  • Online resources and telephone access to confidential assistance from professional consultants on a variety of personal topics
  • Available to Employees and their immediate family members at no cost

Financial Education and Counseling

  • Provides direct access to comprehensive, personalized and confidential financial counseling and education services at no cost to Employees

Retirement and Financial Benefits

401(k) Employee Savings Plan

  • Participants may contribute a minimum of 1 percent or maximum of 100 percent of base pay, subject to IRS limits.
  • ERIE matches $1.00 for each $1 contributed, up to 3 percent of base pay, plus $.50 for each $1 contributed up to the next 2 percent of base pay
  • 100 percent vesting of Employee and employer contributions as soon as they are made

Retirement Plan for Employees

  • Fully paid for by ERIE with full vesting after five years of service as a salaried Employee

Life Insurance

  • Basic term life insurance at no cost to Employees, effective the first day of employment.
  • Benefit is equal to one and a half times an Employee’s annual salary with maximum limit of $300,000
  • Optional supplemental term life insurance is also available

Long-Term Care Insurance

  • Voluntary participation
  • Provides custodial care coverage for nursing home, assisted living facilities and home care at group rates
  • Convenient payroll deductions

Paid Time Off


  • ERIE observes six fixed/office-closed paid holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • Employees also receive four floating holidays at the beginning of the year to use throughout the year


  • Vacation is accrued on a monthly basis
  • Earned hours may be used after 60 days of employment
  • Number of hours/days earned each month is based on position level and years of service

Sick Pay

  • Full-time Employees earn six days of sick time per year
  • Available for use after 60 days of employment
  • May be used for illness, injury, appointments with a health care provider or attend to ill or injured immediate current family members
  • Additional reasons for the use of sick time benefits permitted in accordance with specific state laws

Short- and Long-Term Disability Income Benefits

  • Paid for by ERIE and available after 90 days of employment

Learn more about the career opportunities that are available to ERIE Employees. To join our team, apply today.

Erie Insurance is an equal opportunity employer.

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