American Express Company
Women's Ratings
  • Top rated company current
  • Top rated company 2017
Employer Benefits
  • Lower
  • Median/
  • Upper

Tips & Comments

  • Vacation Allowance (weeks)

    • Lower: 3
    • Median/Consensus:
    • Upper: 4
  • Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)

    • Lower: 10
    • Median/Consensus:
    • Upper: 24
    • In 2017 Amex changed policy to give six months total maternity/parental leave.
    • American Express offers 10 fully paid weeks off for new moms. They also offer 6 weeks off for adoptive parents.
    • “Birthing mothers” can get an additional six to eight weeks of paid, medically necessary leave related to the birth of their child.
  • Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)

    • Lower: 0
    • Median/Consensus:
    • Upper: 8
  • Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)

    • Lower: 2
    • Median/Consensus:
    • Upper: 20
    • Most employees who are eligible to take parental leave use all or a large part of the paid time available to them.
    • In 2017 Amex changed policy to give six months total maternity/parental leave.
  • Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)

    • Unknown - please leave a tip
  • 401k Matching

    • Median/Consensus:
  • Healthcare

    • Median/Consensus:
  • On-Site Childcare

    • Median/Consensus:
      Not Available
    • Provides up to 20 days a year of back-up child care
    • Not available in new york
  • Flex-Time

    • Median/Consensus:
    • At American Express 48% of employees telecommute.
    • Companie's managers are trained to manage work/ life andflexibility concerns of employees.
  • Other Benefits

    • 48% of managers and executives are women.
    • Company employs 57 % of women and 50 % of new hires are also women. At American Express 100 % of female employees participate in career counseling.
    • Company contributes to eldercare expenses.
    • Mastercard offers $30,000 lifetime IVF treatment maximum. They use standard pre-authorization and lifetime medication maximum is limited, but limitations vary. Their plan will refuse to cover PGS testing, but will not exclude any clinic.
    • The company reimburses employees up to $35,000 of adoption or surrogacy expenses; offers up to $35,000 in reproductive and fertility treatment benefits over the employee’s lifetime; flexwork arrangements, and “parent concierges” to keep employees fully informed about their benefits.

What are the benefits at American Express Company? American Express Company offers 20 weeks of paid maternity leave, 6 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, healthcare, flextime, 401-k matching. These benefits are based on tips anonymously submitted by American Express Company employees.

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