Headquarters Bellevue, WA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Type Company - Public (SYA)
Industry Insurance
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors MetLife, Aegon USA

Symetra Financial seeks a symmetrical balance of work, retirement, and life insurance products. The holding company's subsidiaries offer life insurance, annuities, retirement plans, health insurance, and employee benefit plans to some 3 million customers throughout the US. Its workplace products include such goodies as medical stop-loss insurance, disability insurance and group annuities. These products are distributed by brokers, independent agents, and third-party administrators. For individual consumers, Symetra offers annuities, individual retirement accounts, and life... More

Symetra – Why Work For Us?

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We're not exactly new kids on the block.

Symetra’s been around for more than 50 years. We’re experienced, stable, financially strong—just what you need from an insurance company. But there’s more to us than that. We’re a company on the rise. Energetic, growing, transparent. A company passionately committed to making things a little easier—a little clearer—in an industry known for its complexity.

PRODUCTS WE OFFER

Retirement  Helping individuals save for the future and retire with income that can't be outlived.

Benefits. Helping businesses manage healthcare costs and attract and retain quality employees.

Life. Helping families protect their financial future.

HOW WE DELIVER THEM
 
We do it all through a national network of benefit consultants, financial institutions and independent financial professionals.
 
A FEW STATS
  • 1.8 million customers
     
  • 1,100 employees
     
  • 300 charitable organizations supported in 2011

Working at Symetra

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Employees say it's “OK”   116 ratings

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52% Approve of the CEO   69 ratings

Symetra President, CEO, and Director Thomas M. (Tom) Marra

Thomas M. (Tom) Marra

President, CEO, and Director

The experience at Symetra provided me with valuable knowledge and skills to successfully advance my IT career.

  Former Database Administrator in Bellevue, NE (US)

Pros: The pros of working at Symetra include but not limited to: Team effort, management support, personal development, and work life balance. I had full support from my manager, including training and the right tools, while supporting Symetra Database… Full Review

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Declined Offer Reviewed 6 weeks ago

Interview Details Initial phone screen with internal HR recruiter then in person meeting with Hiring Manager and VP. Very nice folks. Approach to put candidates at ease, not scare them off.Full Interview

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Symetra Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2010

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