The Compensation Package Employees Actually Want [Infographic]

To win over top talent, you have to stay ahead of the competition. Employees have spoken, and a paycheck alone just doesn’t cut it anymore. Today’s talent wants the whole package, and that includes salary, an exciting company culture, and top-of-the-line benefits. But, when it comes to employee benefits, what is it that they really want?

This infographic below, compiled by Namely, an end-to-end HR solution for some of the world’s most exciting companies, serves as a guide to help you decide which benefits to include in your compensation package. Some of the essentials include:

  • The most popular healthcare plan offered is a preferred provider organization (PPO)
  • 75 percent of employers offer fitness programs like gym memberships, weight-loss programs, etc.
  • 72 percent of employees want 401(k) matching
  • 27 percent of employees feel that paid training and tuition reimbursement are very important to their overall job satisfaction

Check out the full infographic below to discover what makes for a complete compensation package.


Which of these benefits do your employees value most? Share in the comments below!

Author: Heather Huhman

Waldorf, Md.-based Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager and president of Come Recommended, a content-marketing and digital-PR consultancy for job-search and human-resources technologies. She is the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle.

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