Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company

Compensation and Benefits


Health, Life, and Disability Benefits
Wellness Benefits
Vacation/Holiday/Personal Leave Benefits
Education and Training Benefits

Our compensation package includes annual performance and salary reviews as well as an incentive bonus program.

Performance Plus Bonus Program
Our Performance Plus Program is an incentive compensation plan designed to recognize and reward associate achievement and company success over a defined goal period. There are two Performance Plus goal periods during the year, and these bonuses can represent a significant part of an associate's overall compensation. Bonus awards are based on a combination of individual and corporate financial performance.

401(k) Savings Plan
A plan that allows associates to save up to 75% of their pay on a pre-tax basis for retirement. The company will make a matching contribution equal to 50% of each associate's savings contribution up to 4% of their pay, plus 100% of any savings contribution over 4% of an associate's pay, up to 6% of their pay.

Americo provides all associates with either covered parking or a monthly bus pass, depending on the associates' preference.

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A comprehensive health care program is optionally available to associates and their eligible dependents. Required contributions are made through payroll deductions on a pre-tax basis, where applicable.

Medical Insurance
A High Deductible health plan including an HSA account is available to associates and their eligible dependents including:

  • Set up of an HSA account tied to the High Deductible Plan
  • Employer and Employee contributions to the HSA available
  • Prescription Benefits along with the High Deductible Plan
Discounts are available for non-smokers. Reimbursement for completion of a smoking cessation plan is available.

Dental Insurance
The Traditional Dental PPO Plan is designed to provide comprehensive coverage to meet the dental needs of associates and their eligible dependents. The plan also includes orthodonture for dependents.

Vision Program
This company-paid benefit provides associates and their eligible dependents 10%-60% discount savings on eyewear, eye exams, contact lenses, and non-prescription sunglasses when utilizing a participating provider.

Life Insurance
Associates receive company paid basic life coverage of two times their annual salary up to a maximum of $500,000 overall coverage. Associates also have the opportunity to purchase additional supplementary life insurance coverage of up to one, two, or three times their annual salary. Spousal coverage is also available.

Personal Accident Insurance
This associate-paid coverage provides a benefit for associates and their family members who incur a loss that is accident-related.

Short-Term Disability
This company-paid short-term income replacement benefit provides associates with a benefit amount that is based on length of service.

Long-Term Disability (LTD)
This company-paid benefit provides associates with 60% of their monthly earnings up to a maximum monthly benefit of $10,000 when they become disabled. Qualifying disability period for this benefit is 180 days.

125-C Plan
This benefit allows associates to set aside part of their salary to cover (a) group medical/dental insurance premiums, (b) health expenses not covered by insurance, and (c) cost of dependent care, all before incurring taxes on these amounts.

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As a part of the company's commitment to promote good health, the company will make a contribution to an associate's 125-C health flexible spending account if the associate participates in the company's annual health profile and is a non-smoker.

Health Profile
Created to provide associates with an opportunity to periodically monitor certain health indicators revealed in a confidential health profile sponsored by the company at no cost to associates.

Employee Assistance Plan
Offered to assist associates and their family members with confidential counseling and guidance to deal with and overcome certain issues including legal and financial help.

Smoke-Free Work Environment
Americo offers a smoke-free work environment for all associates and visitors.

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Associates accrue vacation time based on their number of years of service. They are eligible to take any accrued vacation after completing six months of service.

Full-time associates receive ten paid holidays per year.

Personal Leave
This program has been designed to provide full-time associates with paid time off to be used for all necessary absences caused by personal illness, immediate family member illness, emergencies at home, medical appointments, and other approved absences.

Education Assistance
Full-time associates are eligible to participate in the company's tuition reimbursement program created to provide eligible associates resources for continuing education.

Life Office Management Association (LOMA)
All associates are encouraged to participate in the company-paid LOMA educational opportunities. Bonuses are available for full-time associates who successfully complete LOMA courses.

529 College Savings Plan
A plan designed as an easy way to invest for college education. Americo offers two 529 Education Savings Programs which offer tax-deferred earnings growth and other tax advantages.

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Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company is authorized to conduct the business of insurance in the District of Columbia and all states except AK, NY and VT.