Employee benefits

Employee benefits

2021 Benefits at a glance

All full-time employees are eligible for benefits starting on your date of hire

Contributions

• Aurora contributes 90-95% toward medical benefits for employees and 90% for dependents. Contributions vary by plan.

• Aurora contributes 90% toward dental and vision benefits for employees and 75% for dependents.

Medical

• 2 PPO options available nationwide through United HealthCare

• 1 HMO option through Kaiser Permanente (for California employees only)

• 1 HDHP with HSA option available nationwide through United HealthCare
*Aurora contributes between $100–$200 toward employees' HSA accounts

Vision

VSP plan with exams/ lenses/frames every calendar year

Dental

PPO plan option through Guardian

Life

Fully paid premiums for life insurance (1x salary up to $250k) & disability benefits (60% of weekly or monthly salary). Option to enroll in voluntary life insurance.

Paid Leave

• Aurora provides all new parents and caregivers 18 weeks of coordinated pay and time off for the birth or placement of a child

• Up to 4 weeks of paid medical leave for personal illness or injury, or if you need to take care of a sick family member

Vacation

Reasonable time off for vacation at your discretion with your manager’s approval (Hourly employees accrue 20 days per year. Accrued days roll over to a cap of 30 days per year.)

Holidays & Sick Time

11 paid company holidays per year & reasonable sick time to stay home, rest, and get better

Global Travel

Medical benefits to cover any employees traveling out of the United States on a work-related trip

LinkedIn Learning

E-learning resource to support professional development; LinkedIn Learning is a leader in online training, with a digital library of over 15,000 courses covering a wide range of technical, business, and creative topics.

Aurora Academy

An internal learning and development program designed to up-level our team by teaching skills that are essential to Aurora’s mission. The program’s goal is to increase fluency and get people solving problems faster and in a more effective, elegant way. It uses Aurora’s rich pool of in-house experts to educate and train other employees thereby spreading expert knowledge throughout the company. Our courses are customized to applications and expertise specific to Aurora, providing a learning experience that could not be gained elsewhere.

401k

Immediate eligibility for employees who expect to work more than 1000 hours in a 12-month period

Commuter

Use pre-tax deductions for eligible transit/parking expenses

Flexible Spending Account

Health care or dependent care (day care) accounts

Onsite Food

Catered lunches daily; snacks and fully stocked fridges at every location

Perkspot

Discount program available for entertainment, services, shopping & travel

Working from Home Support

Employees who are required to use their personal mobile phones to perform their job duties can submit for a reimbursement up to $75/month. In addition, employees who are required to use high speed internet to perform their duties remotely can submit for a reimbursement up to $75/month.

Emotional & Physical Wellness

Free access to emotional and physical wellness apps including Spring Health, Headspace, Aaptiv, Carrot, and Quit Genius. Employees will also have access to Bundle, a platform for their loved ones to engage with vetted instructors in high-quality virtual one-on-one age-appropriate, and interactive learning experiences.

Employee Assistance Program

WorkLifeMatters (EAP) offers unlimited access to online resources & consultations with a professional counselor to help promote well-being for employees and their families.

PLEASE NOTE: This information provides only an overview of Aurora’s employee benefits. Please refer to the corresponding carrier plan or Aurora policy for full benefit information where applicable. In the event of an inconsistency between this document and the corresponding carrier plan or Aurora policy, the corresponding plan or policy supersedes this document. If you have questions, please reach out to benefits@aurora.tech.

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