Benefits Overview

Your Benefits are a key component of your rewards package rom Symantec. They are designed to provide you and your family additional protection, security, and support for both your career and your life away from work. The benefits offered are comprehensive and fit a variety of needs and situations.

Use this website to:

  • Learn About Your 2018 Benefits options
  • Select benefit options and coverage levels that are right for your situation
  • Start the benefits enrollment process

U.S. Symantec new hires actively working at least twenty hours per week are eligible to participate in Symantec’s Benefit Programs, beginning their first day of employment. In addition, you’re also able to cover your children, your spouse, and/or your domestic partner. 
You have 31 days from your hire date to enroll in Symantec benefits. You can enroll starting the Wednesday following your first Monday of employment. 
Access the Mercer Benefits Central website to enroll in benefits for you and your spouse/domestic partner and/or children. 

Medical Plans

Anthem Health Savings Account (HSA) Plan:

  • Lowest contributions of all Anthem options
  • In-network and out-of-network benefits
  • In-network preventative care covered at 100%
  • Preventative generic drugs covered at 100%
  • Deductibles for medical and prescription drugs are combined and must be met before pharmacy co-insurance and copays apply
  • Highest deductible, but offset by HSA funded by Symantec and you
  • Fertility benefits

Anthem Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Plan:

  • In-network and out-of-network benefits
  • In-network preventative care covered at 100%
  • Preventative generic drugs covered at 100%
  • Highest deductible, but offset by HRA funded by Symantec
  • Fertility benefits
  • HRA Plan is not accepting new enrollees for 2018

Anthem Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plan:

  • In-network and out-of-network benefits
  • In-network preventative care covered at 100%
  • Preventative generic drugs covered at 100%
  • Lowest in-network deductible of the Anthem options

Anthem Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) 500 Plan:

  • In-network and out-of-network benefits
  • In-network preventative care covered at 100%
  • Preventative generic drugs covered at 100%
  • Lowest in-network deductible of Anthem options

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) coverage is available at these locations:

  • California and Mid-Atlantic States: Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • Hawaii: HMSA Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dental Plans

Symantec offers three Delta Dental Preferred Dental Program (PDP) options to choose from:

  • Delta Dental Plan 1.0
  • Delta Dental Plan 2.0
  • Delta Dental Plan 3.0

All plans completely cover preventive care and oral surgery services that are both medical and dental in nature. Mouth-guards, Invisalign and dental implants are covered under the 2.0 and 3.0 plans.

Vision Plans

Vision Service Plan (VSP) is a nationwide leader in vision care benefits. Symantec offers two VSP plans:
VSP 1.0 Plan

  • $25 annual deductible
  • Exams each calendar year
  • One set of frames every other calendar year, one set of lenses each year or one set of contacts each calendar year in lieu of frames

VSP 2.0 Plan

  • $10 annual deductible
  • Exams each calendar year
  • One set of frames every calendar year, Two sets of lenses each calendar year or two sets of contacts each calendar year in lieu of lenses and frames
Wellness Programs
  • Best Doctors Second Opinion Service
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursement
  • Seasonal Flu Shots
  • Tobacco-free Workplace
  • Weight Management Programs
  • On-Site Fitness Centers
  • Mobile Medical Clinic
Spending Accounts

Set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses under the Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA):

  • Health care account (up to $2,500 per year)
  • Dependent care account (up to $5,000 per year)

Set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified parking and transportation expenses:

  • Commuter spending account (up to $2,760 per year)
Income Replacement
  • Short Term Disability: 100% of your on-target earnings (OTE) for weeks 1-8 and 75% of base salary for weeks 9-26
  • Long Term Disability: After 26 weeks of Short Term Disability you may be eligible to receive 60% of your OTE

These percentages include state disability benefits where applicable.

Insurance Plans

  • Employee Basic Life Insurance
  • Employee Optional Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Spouse Life Insurance
  • Child Life Insurance
401(k) Savings Plan

Symantec's 401(k) plan offers flexibility and a company match. Symantec provides a competitive company matching contribution of 50% of the first 7% of pay that you contribute, with a maximum company contribution of $6,000 annually. Your total match will not exceed 3% of total compensation.

Time Off
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Non-exempt employees below grade 12 may take 17-22 days off annually, based on length of service.
  • My Time Off (MTO): Exempt employees grade 12 and above and employees that are exempt commissioned  sales are eligible for MTO. You may take time off as reasonably needed, subject to prior approval.
  • Public Holidays: Employees receive 13 paid holidays per year
  • Year-end Break: The year-end break at the end of December (based on business need) is designed to give employees a guilt-free, stress-free period away from work.
Work-Life Benefits
  • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Group Legal Insurance Plan - through ARAG
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Auto & Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Discount Programs