Benefits at Emory Healthcare

Comprehensive Benefits


At Emory Healthcare, we are committed to being the best place to work, learn and grow. We believe that by creating an inspiring work environment for individuals and teams, we enable them to be their best for themselves, for our patients and for each other.

And we recognize that life doesn't stop when you come to work. That’s why we offer a variety of benefits with resources and programs to help you and your family fulfill your health, wellness, financial and career goals.

Financial Benefits

Family Benefits
  • Competitive Pay
  • Retirement planning and counseling
  • 403(b) fixed employer-based contribution*
  • 403(b) retirement plans with 4% or 5% match based on years of service
  • 457(b) plan for eligible employees
  • Student loan repayment benefit
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance and supplemental life option
Employee Benefits
  • Long-term care insurance option
  • Hospital indemnity option
  • Auto and home insurance discounts
  • Identity protection insurance
  • Employee hardship donation program
  • Credit Union memberships
  • Financial tools, resources and webinars to help with budgeting

Health and Wellness Benefits

Medical and Dental Plans 
  • Three medical plan options including behavioral and preventive care coverage
  • Health Savings Accounts/Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tier Zero Prescription benefits
  • Two dental plan options
  • Vision plan
  • Infertility benefits
  • Emory Eye Center and Emory Vision Center discounts
  • Emory Aesthetic Center discounts
Wellness Programs 
  • Employee Assistance Program – assistance with relationships, life events, challenges, daily living needs
  • Healthy Emory wellness program with incentives
  • Discounts at Emory wellness/fitness centers
  • Other fitness center discounts
  • Diabetes prevention program
  • Wellness challenges
  • Know Your Numbers kiosks
Childcare Resources 
  • Discounts
  • Placement assistance
  • Back-up and emergency care options
  • Emory Healthcare childcare co-op/app
  • Access to Emory student job network

Work-Life Benefits

Time Off

Paid time off (PTO) leave is to be used for scheduled and unscheduled absences. It combines nine Emory Healthcare observed holidays, plus traditional leaves, such as vacation, sick, bereavement, and personal leave into a single account, which gives employees the maximum flexibility to use their paid time off at their discretion. PTO is accrued every pay period as follows:

Total Years Days Per Year Hours Per Paycheck
0 - 5 26 8.00
6 - 10 31 9.54
11 - 20 34 10.46
21 or more 37 11.38

Extended Illness Time

In addition to PTO, an accrued extended illness leave bank (EILB) may be used for personal illness when you are unable to perform job duties for more than five days (including accident or injury).

  • Accident insurance option
  • Adult care resources
  • Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Braves discount tickets
  • Bundles of Joy baby showers
  • Critical illness insurance option
  • Discount programs – travel, shopping and services
  • Free admission to the Emory Carlos Museum
  • Lactation rooms
  • Legal services plan
  • LGBTQIA Support Group
  • Occupational health services
  • Pet insurance
  • Travel assistance insurance

Career Growth and Development


  • Employee education plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Mentoring program
  • Tuition discounts with Strayer, Capella and Chamberlain
  • Emerging leader program

Employment Eligibility Requirements

To ensure the competency of our caregivers, professional licensure and certification may be required for certain jobs. Licenses must be current and enable providers to practice within the state of Georgia. Proof of required licensure or certification is required prior to the first day of employment.

Disclaimer notice – Eligibility for benefits may vary based on age, role and length of service. Some benefits are solely funded by Emory Healthcare, while costs for others are shared or solely funded by the employee, though at a discounted rate. This is a high-level overview of benefits and detailed provisions of each benefit can be obtained at the time of hire.

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