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AvalonBay Communities Benefits

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  • 11 Oct 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Arlington, Virginia

    The benefits team is doing a great job improving the already great package.

  • 28 Sep 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Arlington, Virginia

    Overall AvalonBay offers a good comprehensive benefits package. Not many complaints to be found.

  • 20 Sep 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Good benefits for the employees

  • 05 Sep 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Pricing Manager in Arlington, Virginia

    Dental coverage is expensive but medical plans are reasonable. Maternity leave could be better, they only cover 60% for a partial period of time.

  • 29 Aug 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Arlington, Virginia

    Not competitive. Very few vacation days your first 4 years (only 10, so less than 1 day a month). Benefits are not cheap.

  • 06 Jul 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Leasing Consultant in Arlington, Virginia

    Everything is pretty good with benefits and they do offer a paid parental leave program for new parents through birth or adoption. I have no complaints about my benefits.

  • 24 May 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Maintenance Technician in Seattle, Washington State

    every thing is the best in avalonaby benefits package.

  • 19 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    11 paid holidays, vacation, sick, flex time. 401 k with 50% match to 6%. Stock purchase program. Health benefits after 30 days.

  • 12 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Los Angeles, California

    AvalonBay matches the 401k up to a small amount. The max they will "match" is 50% of 6% of your paycheck (aka 3% of your paycheck). It is suggested, and AvalonBay even suggests, that you put in 10-12% minimum into a 401k but yet they don't match up to that amount. So if you put in the suggested 10%, 4% of that is not "matched." That's not matching in my opinion. You also have to stay employed for 4 years to be fully vested. So if you leave at Year 2, you'll only receive 50% of what they matched. You keep everything you put in, just not the AvalonBay dollars. Those 401K dollars do add up and it's nice not to think about it. Super easy way to save money and even the 50% matching is free money basically. But a 401K matching program should be standard at any decent company. The Health Insurance is good, but not the best I have seen. Appreciative to have it and it gets me glasses/contacts, dental work, general health coverage. There are FSA and HSA plans although not in the same plan category. There are 3 or 4 choices in plans. They've been actively promoting one specific plan which puts more of the burden on the person and the deductibles versus the more traditional PPO plans. The 20% discount to live at an AvalonBay community is a great benefit. It helps people potentially live close to work in an area that they could not afford otherwise. In LA, it's still pretty expensive regardless.

  • 25 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Community Consultant in Washington, District of Columbia

    we get everything that you'd expect.... -401k which the match half -paid holidays,sick and vacation time (which grows with your tenure) -Health insurance (but it's expensive) for example for a family you'll pay 350.00 a pay period easy! -Flex time is a plus... Kids out of school? Use a flex day! They also use to let you use it for your work or wedding anniversary but now that's gone starting 2018 -You do get a housing discount, But it's only 20% when you have competitors offering 40 or 50 percent. -Company events are great!

Benefits Summary


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  • Tick markMaternity & Paternity Leave (57)
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

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Perks & Discounts

  • Tick markEmployee Discount (62)
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
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  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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