At Adobe, we provide flexible, comprehensive benefits and competitive compensation so employees can afford to take good care of themselves and their families. Here is an overview of our benefit and compensation programs for employees working in Germany.
When our employees are healthy and having fun, we believe our overall workplace environment is improved and we all become more effective. Adobe invests in employees' health by providing top-tier benefits that are competitive within our industry and support their total wellness.
Adobe contributes to the cost of state-provided or private medical funds on a co-sharing basis, based on the employee's circumstances and personal preferences according to our statutory regulations. Additionally, Employee Assistance Programs and much more are available. As an Adobe employee, you can also look forward to a generous vision plan, which offers sight tests free of charge.
Beyond traditional health benefits, Adobe supports employees' health with on-site health seminars and fun wellness competitions, as well as a Wellness Incentive Dollar program, which provides a €360-per-year subsidy for wellness-related activities.
Taking time off for vacation and other personal needs is essential to your health and productivity. To help employees recharge, Adobe offers:
Adobe is committed to giving employees the best possible means for planning and managing their financial future.
Pay and incentives
We take pride in sharing our success with exceptional employees who help us achieve our goals. We strive to offer market-competitive salaries, along with several bonus programs to reward employees when they demonstrate exceptional results.
Adobe currently maintains an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) that enables eligible employees to share in the ownership of the company they help build by purchasing Adobe stock every six months at a price that is discounted from the fair market value with a look back.
Employees may also be eligible to receive certain Restricted Stock Unit (RSU) grants, which generally vest over a four-year period.
Adobe contributes a flat earnings-related percentage into a direct insurance plan and also provides employees access to a voluntary pension scheme in which contributions can be made using a salary-sacrifice system.
Adobe’s Life insurance
Adobe provides Life insurance, which covers the cost of up to two times the employee's eligible compensation.
Adobe offers discounts on Adobe software for personal use and a monthly fitness subsidy.
We focus on ways to help employees own their careers, reach their full potential, and maximize their success. In addition to numerous development offerings, Adobe's Educational Assistance program reimburses up to €5,000 per year for eligible business-related courses and certificate programs.
We support and build community, inside and outside the company, through service, sustainability, and celebration. Being involved is a core part of who we are — in fact, it's part of our corporate values. To support this involvement, Adobe offers matching gifts, volunteer incentives, and more. Learn more on our corporate social responsibility site.
Internally, Adobe fosters a sense of community and encourages fun in the workplace through a local Site Council. It is a group of Adobe employees who represent the site and plan monthly activities and events in large office locations.
This description provides an overview of certain healthcare plan provisions and other benefits for the employees of Adobe Systems Incorporated for the country indicated above as of July 2012. This information is not intended to be a complete description of these benefits. If there is any conflict between the information presented here and the official plan documents, the plan documents will govern. Adobe reserves the right to modify or terminate any of the benefits described at any time. The descriptions of these benefits are not guarantees of current or future employment or benefits. References to Adobe or the Company apply to Adobe Systems Incorporated.