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Benefits & Amenities in the Americas

Our team members are bright, energetic, and dedicated—they are the driving force behind our innovation and impact. To attract the best and brightest, we offer a competitive employee benefits program. We view it as a smart investment in our people, one that recognizes the tremendous value they bring to our business every day. We are pleased to offer the following benefits to regular full-time employees in 2017.



Fostering wellness inside and out

  • Comprehensive HMO and PPO medical plans
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Health savings accounts
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee sequencing program

Supporting growing families

  • Reproductive health program
  • Up to 6 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual Bring Your Kid to Work Day

Providing time to reenergize

  • 20 days of paid time off per year for full-time employees
  • A minimum of 10 days of holiday paid time off each year
  • 2 days of optional volunteer paid time off per year

Investing for the future and covering the unexpected

  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Basic life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance

Additional perks and benefits

  • Financial assistance for job-related education
  • Professional development through Illumina University
  • Two speaker series
  • Annual innovation awards
  • Quarterly values awards
  • Employee referral program
  • Donation matching through the Illumina Foundation for monetary contributions to eligible charities of your choice (up to 250 USD per calendar year)
  • Campus amenities, including an onsite cafe, food trucks, coffee bars, happy hours, summer concerts, a hair salon, sports facilities, sports leagues, a gym, fitness classes, personal trainers, mindfulness and self-improvement courses, special interest clubs, electric vehicle charging stations, commuter support, and a dry-cleaning service