Our benefits

Our goal is to keep our people happy and healthy. That’s why we offer high-end benefits like paid time off including paid sabbatical and vacation, tuition reimbursement, and excellent health and retirement benefits.

Work and life balance

Pursuing a rewarding career while prioritizing family and outside interests is important at Russell Investments. Here are some ways we provide for a balanced lifestyle.

  • Seventeen days per year of accrued vacation for full time associates in the first year of employment.
  • Twenty-two days per year of accrued vacation for full time associates after five years of employment.
  • Eight weeks of paid sabbatical leave for full time associates after ten years of employment.
  • Nine holidays per year.
  • Nine days per year of accrued sick pay.
  • Disability insurance coverage immediately upon hire.
  • Two weeks of paid leave for new parents.
  • Emergency child care is offered for up to 15 days when regular daycare arrangements are not available.
  • Bereavement leave of up to five days.

Career development

Creative minds never stop learning. We provide education assistance and offer several programs for professional development.

  • 90% reimbursement for tuition, registration, books and other expenses for qualifying courses and programs after one year of employment.
  • Financial support for job-related professional certifications, such as CFAs and other designations.
  • In-house competency and skill-building electives.
  • Russell Investments Mentoring Program.

Health and retirement benefits

Our medical and retirement benefits continue to be competitive within the industry.

  • Generous coverage for dependents and domestic partners.
  • Russell Investments’ Live Well program encourages healthy living by offering reduced medical premiums for completing program activities, including annual exams and biometric testing.
  • Associates are eligible for up to $500 per year toward approved fitness expenses, such as gym memberships, fitness classes and personal training sessions.
  • Up to 5% company match of associates’ annual 401K contribution.
  • Additionally, as the result of the Board of Director's profitability assessment, the potential exists for an additional discretionary annual contribution.
  • Direct investment into specific Russell Investments Funds through RIPA (Russell Investment Plan for Associates).
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