Employment Benefits

From wellness and medical/dental coverage to retirement plans, our comprehensive and competitive benefits program has been designed with PG&E employees’ diverse needs and future goals in mind. Our benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their families, including registered domestic partners
  • 401(k) plan that matches $0.75 for each dollar you contribute up to 8% of your pay. The plan features multiple investment options and immediate vesting of Company-matching contributions
  • A retirement plan that is entirely funded by PG&E and credits 5% to 10% of your pay annually into an account for your use at retirement. This is in addition to the generous 401(k) match
  • $10,000 of company-paid life insurance, $10,000 of accidental death insurance, plus the opportunity to purchase additional life insurance and accidental death insurance at group rates
  • Ten paid holidays and three floating holidays per year, plus accrued vacation days based on length of company service
  • Flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis
  • The Wellness Program, which helps employees develop self-care practices and values upon which to build a healthy and successful life
  • Financial assistance to help pay for adoption-related expenses
  • Tuition reimbursement for job- or career-related educational pursuits (including degree programs) at accredited institutions
  • Employee Assistance Program that offers free short-term counseling and referral services for work, family, financial or legal problems
  • Paid sick leave
  • Commuter transit/parking program
  • Retiree medical and life insurance coverage
  • Post-retirement life insurance coverage
  • Long-term disability program that provides income protection against lost wages in the event of illness or injury


Our work environment also encourages employees to be active and productive in our communities by providing these additional benefits:

  • A comprehensive Wellness Program that includes gym discounts and health coaching to help you stay healthy, lose weight, quit smoking, start an exercise regime, or manage a chronic condition
  • Employee-organized activities, such as WeightWatchers™ at Work, Zumba®, yoga and tai chi classes
  • Access to a credit union with competitive rates and an employee association that offers discounts on travel, entertainment events, recreation parks, camp grounds and many other attractions
  • Company-matching program for charitable contributions to educational and environmental organizations
  • Employee Resource Groups, which provide opportunities for increasing employee participation in outreach activities throughout the diverse communities we serve
  • Employee discounts for brand-name products, cultural and community events and attractions
  • Volunteer opportunities that offer PG&E employees the opportunity to give back to the communities where we live and work