7 Remote Companies with Awesome Benefits

The remote companies listed here offer great benefits such as generous time off for vacation and parental leave; company-paid office setup, software, education, and travel; full insurance benefits, and more.

These companies are 100% remote, meaning there is no corporate office and their employees are distributed throughout the United States or even throughout the world. Allowing people to work remotely enables companies to attract the best talent for the job regardless of location. Offering great benefits helps them keep that talent around for the long term.

1. Automattic

Automattic is the software company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Akismet, Gravatar, Tumblr, and more. They also contribute to Open Source projects such as WordPress.org, WordCamp and BuddyPress. Automattic employs a diverse workforce in over 70 countries.

Benefits:


Open vacation policy (no set number of days per year).


Home office setup and coworking allowances.


Company-provided or reimbursed hardware, software, books and conferences.


Company-sponsored life insurance.


Open parental leave (maternity, paternity, and adoption).


WordPress-branded laptop at 4-year anniversary, wireless headphones at 7-year anniversary.


Paid two to three-month sabbatical encouraged every five years.


Fully paid company travel. Teams get together one to three times per year in locations around the globe.


Country-specific benefits: health, vision, and dental insurance; matching retirement/pension contributions; childcare vouchers; income protection; travel insurance; and discount offers.

View job openings at Automattic.


2. TaxJar

TaxJar provides tools to help eCommerce sellers and merchants manage and automate sales tax calculations, reporting, and filings. Their employees are distributed throughout the U.S.

Benefits:


5 weeks vacation


Full health, dental, and vision coverage


Company retreats 2X per year


Free Amazon Prime and Spotify Premium


Welcome gift + company surprises and swag


Monthly gym reimbursement


Mandatory birthday holidays


$250 for home ergo setup


$1k/year for Your personal development


Internet and/or phone reimbursement


Parental leave for both moms & dads


401k

View job openings at TaxJar.

3. Zapier

Zapier is an online automation tool that helps people connect and automate workflows for the apps they use every day, such as Gmail, Slack, Mailchimp, and over 1,500 more. Zapier employs a diverse workforce in over 20 countries.

Benefits:


Work from anywhere


Unlimited vacation policy


Great healthcare + dental + vision coverage*


Retirement plan with 4% company match*


Profit sharing


2 annual company retreats to awesome places


14 weeks paid leave for new parents


Computer and software setup


Professional development allowance

* Currently, healthcare and retirement plans are only available to US-based employees.

View job openings at Zapier.

4. Collage

Collage offers software tools on their website which allow users to create and purchase a variety of customized photo and home products, including photo blankets, photo books, canvases, pillows, and more. They are U.S. based and 100% employee-owned.

Benefits:


Company-paid health, vision and dental insurance for you and your family in a high-quality Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO plan.


Any equipment that will help you work.


Home Internet reimbursement.


Paid travel to conferences and meetings.


$3,000 / year in free Collage.com products, and employee discount for friends and family.


Flexible day-to-day schedule and generous vacation policy – take vacation when you need it.


401(k) retirement plan with matching contributions for full time employees.

View job openings at Collage.



5. Buffer

Buffer is a social media management company that provides tools to help people plan and publish content on social media as well as analyze results. They currently have employees in 15 countries.

Benefits:


Health insurance for all of our team members, international or US.


Home office setup with a laptop + $500 to set up your office


Extra cash for a coworking space or a coffee shop work.


Minimum 3 weeks vacation each year


Sabbaticals: Take a 6-week break, fully paid, after every 5 years.


3 months of family leave for all parents


Extra money for learning and development.


Company retreats twice per year (the next retreat is in Greece).


Free books and Kindle


401(k) with 3% company match


Profit sharing

View job openings at Buffer.

6. Articulate

Articulate makes e-learning apps to help people build online courses. Their Articulate 360 platform includes authoring apps plus a library of photos, templates, characters, videos, icons, and more.

Benefits:


Help with setting up home office with equipment and technology.


Fortune 500-level medical, dental, and vision coverage.


Flexible PTO. Take time when you need it for vacation, illness, or volunteer work. We believe in work-life balance.


401(k) matching at 50% up to 6% of your salary.


$100/month toward the wellness program of your choice – take yoga, get a massage, join the gym.


Supplemental insurance – AD&D, and long-term disability benefits are offered to all employees.

View job openings at Articulate.

7. Gitlab

Gitlab is an open core company which develops software for the software development lifecycle. Hundreds of thousands of organizations use and contribute to GitLab. Gitlab employs a diverse workforce distributed over dozens of countries.

Benefits:


Work from anywhere


Flexible work hours.


You don’t need to ask permission before spending company money on things like a standing desk, a co-working space, or continuing education.


Team building events in places like Austin, Mexico, Greece, South Africa and New Orleans.


Open vacation and time off policy.


Parental leave (maternity, paternity, and adoption).


Travel to visit team members near and far.


Country-specific benefits: health, vision, dental, and disability insurance; matching retirement/pension contributions; and specific parental leave policies.

View job openings at Gitlab.