Top 10 companies offering full-time benefits to part-timers
When it comes to working in today's world, many people prefer flexible schedules that fit with their busy lifestyles. In fact, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder
, 59% of employees said they value a flexible schedule over a title, and a third would rather telecommute.
Still, whether you're working part-time, a few hours a week or full-time, it's often also important for employees to have the option of some kind of health insurance package. Luckily, PT Money
put together an updated list of the 20 best part-time jobs with benefits for 2013. The following are their top 10 companies. Check out the link for the full list of 20.
Aerotek, the national temp agency, offers medical benefits to workers putting in 20+ hours a week. Benefits include dental and vision, as well as eligibility for spouses and dependent children.
Check out their full benefits package here.
Work 20+ hours per week for Costco and you'll be eligible for a health benefit plan, along with basic dental after 180 days at the job. Check out their full benefits package here
At 5/3 Bank, employees who work more than 20 hours per week (which seems to be the magic number!) are eligible for health, dental, vision and life insurance. Part-time employees may also apply for an additional cash compensation program, which provides 4% of benefits salary that can be used to offset the cost of elected benefits.Check out their full benefits package here
Medical, dental and vision, as well as short-term disability and life insurance, are all part of the allure of working part-time at this home improvement giant.Check out their full benefits package here
Part-time employees at JCPenney (which the company considers to be working less than 35 hours a week), are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Check out their full benefits package here
JP Morgan Chase
Employees at Chase only need to work between 20 and 40 hours to receive eligibility for their benefits package, which includes medical, dental and vision, a flexible spending account, disability and life insurance, plus the opportunity to contribute to a 401(k).Check out their full benefits package here
With part-time opportunities like teaching, tutoring, customer service and marketing, Kaplan offers its part-time employees limited medical and dental coverage, as well as paid time off, commuter benefits and a flexible spending account.Check out their full benefits package here
Part-time employees at this company receive dental, vision and life insurance opportunities, though not medical insurance. Employees who work at the Wisconsin headquarters, however, have access to the medical clinic on site.Check out their full benefits package here
Work for Lowes part-time and you'll have access to a limited health care plan, vision, dental, disability and life insurance. You'll also receive the benefits of their vacation accrual plan and access to a 401(k) plan.
Check out their full benefits package here
Part-time employees here are eligible for full-priced medical coverage (as opposed to a Nike-subsidized option), as well as dental and vision. 401(k) options, stock purchase plans and flexible spending accounts are also available to part-time workers here.Check out their full benefits package here
.Cheryl Lock is a personal finance writer at and former editor at
LearnVest and Parents magazine. When she's not writing, she enjoys
travel, which she blogs about at wearywanderer.wordpress.com.