Great People, Great Rewards

In addition to our work, Gensler leads the industry with its commitment to great talent. Gensler is a winner of the 2013 Workforce Management Optimas Gold Award for the impact of its Global Talent Exchange program, and the 2010-2013 AIA IDP Outstanding Firm Award for its commitment to professional licensure. We rank among Training Magazine's "125 Top Training Firms" and Building Design + Construction's "Best AEC Firms to Work For."

Talented teams drive Gensler forward through ideas, connecting and celebrating accomplishments across our firm. Gensler’s approach to compensation and benefits echoes this commitment to collaboration and shared success. While particular rewards and benefits will depend on your position, location, and years with the firm, here is just a peek at what you might be eligible for.

At Gensler, we offer a compensation package that includes an annual review of salary and twice annual bonus opportunities to reward those who demonstrate exceptional results. In addition, we recognize the importance of preparing for the future, and we’ve designed a compensation approach that includes participation in the growth and profits of the firm through profit sharing, employee stock ownership and/or stock appreciation programs. These plans, combined with our salary and bonus programs, make our approach to compensation one of the most competitive in our industry and help put our staff on the road to a financially secure future.

To demonstrate the value we place on our people, Gensler offers a broad and comprehensive benefit package to our employees and their eligible family members. While benefits may vary slightly between locations, below are the basics for full-time U.S. employees. Candidates should verify their eligibility for benefits based on location and employment details.

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Pre-tax plans for healthcare and dependent care savings
  • Basic life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Work/life balance and wellness programs, including flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Employee assistance program and health advocate services
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) employee savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Business travel accident and medical insurance
  • Transit/parking program

Hiring the best people and investing in their ongoing learning is at the heart of Gensler’s enduring success. As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, Gensler reimburses tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. Gensler also matches monetary contributions to educational institutions made by employees up to an annual maximum.