Benefits are an important part of your compensation. At SanDisk, we provide comprehensive benefits that give you choices, help you save for the future, and enable a healthy work/life balance.

Health Benefits


Medical Benefits

SanDisk provides comprehensive medical insurance plans for eligible employees and their dependents, as well as domestic partners. Employees who meet the eligibility criteria enjoy coverage from their first day of employment. There are plans available to meet the needs of both you and your family, including PPO, EPO and HMO options.

Dental Benefits

To ensure that dental needs for both employees and their dependents are met, SanDisk offers a comprehensive and flexible dental plan. Members can choose from a large network of providers including specialists. Preventive care is paid for at 100%. SanDisk also provides orthodontic benefits.

Vision Benefits

Vision benefits are offered through one of the leading providers of vision care programs. The plan is designed to provide you with periodic exams, glasses and contact lenses. There is also a discount program available for alternative services such as laser correction surgery.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Sometimes life can become complicated, affecting your work, health, family and emotions. To help employees through challenging times, SanDisk offers an employee assistance program to all employees and their dependents. Assistance is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Income Protection

Income protection benefits are designed to provide for you and your family when you are unable to work, and to help you get the most from your paycheck.

Short-Term Disability

When illness or injury may prevent you from being able to work SanDisk provides supplemental short-term disability coverage at no cost to employees, in conjunction with any state benefits that may be available. If you become injured or ill, this coverage provides you with a portion of your salary. Employees also have the option of utilizing time-off benefits.

Long-Term Disability

If your illness or injury becomes long-term, SanDisk provides an income protection program to help replace a portion of lost compensation. This program is provided to employees at no cost.

Life Insurance

SanDisk provides life insurance to all eligible employees to support the financial well being of their survivors. This group term life insurance coverage pays a benefit to the beneficiary(ies) in the event an employee dies while covered by the plan. SanDisk provides life insurance at two times the employee's annual salary up to a plan maximum, at no cost to eligible employees.

Accidental Death/Dismemberment (AD&D)

AD&D insurance pays a benefit if an employee loses their life, limbs and/or vision due to an accident. It covers the employee both on and off the job, 24 hours a day, anywhere in the world. SanDisk provides AD&D coverage at two times the annual salary up to a plan maximum, at no cost to eligible employees.

Business Travelers Insurance

Any employee, traveling on company business, is insured for additional life insurance under the Travel Accident Policy and for emergency medical treatment. Both are at no contribution cost to the employee.

International SOS

This international travel assistance program can cover you whether youre traveling for business or pleasure. Some examples of the types of things this valuable program can help you and your family with: assistance with lost documents or a personal cash advance if your wallet is lost or stolen, help with coordinating medical treatment for you or a family member, including making referrals, if necessary, and travel security updates for any country. This is at no cost to the employee.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)


Health Care Spending Account

Although the SanDisk benefits program covers many health related expenses, some items may not be covered in full. For instance, you may be responsible for certain deductibles, co-payments or over-the-counter medical items. Through the FSA, employees can set aside money on a pre-tax basis to help pay for these items, allowing you to reduce your taxable income.

Dependent Care Spending Account

This program lets you set aside dollars on a pre-tax basis for the payment of eligible dependent care expenses.

Planning for the Future

SanDisk offers plans to help you with your financial and retirement goals as well as to enable employee ownership.

Stock Option Plan

Eligible employees hired by SanDisk receive stock options. Additional stock options may be given as annual rewards to employees who make significant contributions to the company.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

SanDisk offers eligible employees the opportunity to purchase SanDisk common stock every 6 months at a price of at least 15% off its fair market value. Through payroll deductions of up to 10% of salary you can share in the growth, and ownership, of the company.

401(k) Savings Plan

The SanDisk 401(k) plan enables employees to defer up to 50% of their annual compensation on a pretax basis, up to the annual statutory maximum. SanDisk will also match 50 cents per dollar on the first 6% of eligible compensation that is contributed on a regular pretax basis.

SanDisk Work/Life Programs

We know you have a life! SanDisk has programs designed to help you make the most of your time, and to say thank you for being a member of the SanDisk team.

Tuition Reimbursement

SanDisk offers educational assistance so employees can increase their knowledge and skills, and prepare for potential opportunities for development within the company.

PTO (Paid Time Off)

When it comes to needing time off, each of us has different needs that reflect our individual lifestyles and situations. SanDisk's PTO program gives you the flexibility to take time off for vacation, personal days, and sick days to use as you choose. Your PTO benefits will increase the longer you are with the company. SanDisk also provides paid holidays.

Celebrations and Events

At SanDisk we work hard, and we play hard! Celebrations are important. That's why employees and their families are rewarded with celebrations throughout the year: an international festival celebrating our diverse workforce, sporting events, book fairs, and an employee appreciation program just to name a few.

Health Club Membership

SanDisk provides employees the use of an on-site, company health club at no cost to the employee. Eligible employees have the full use of facilities, including fitness classes, a variety of exercise equipment, and full locker room amenities.

Discount Coupons/Tickets

Discount coupons for many local and national amusement parks are available to SanDisk employees. SanDisk also partners with local businesses to offer discounts on services and merchandise.

SanDisk Merchandise

SanDisk employees enjoy both the convenience of online purchasing, and a discount on great SanDisk products and other items, so you can express your pride in the company you are helping to build, by actually using the quality products we build.

Work/Life Balance Program

SanDisk offers a work/life balance program that includes comprehensive referral services to help employees handle life events such as: child care, elder care, school selection, college assistance, adoption assistance and other programs to help you achieve balance in your life.

E-Concierge Membership

This program allows you to obtain personal assistance in a wide variety of products and services! It is like having your own personal assistant. You can access these services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via the web.

Community Sharing

SanDisk is committed to being an asset in the communities where our employees live and work. Developed and managed by a team of SanDisk employees, the Community Sharing Committee acts as a facilitator to enable SanDisk to carry out this mission by both providing grants, and encouraging employee participation in the sponsorship of local non-profit, 501C organizations that focus on family and individual support needs, education and youth development, and community enrichment through the arts.

International Benefits

As a global company we offer competitive health and welfare, pension, income protection, and employee recognition programs in our larger locations.