Benefits and Perks

Benefits and Perks

Investing in you

Benefits and Perks

Empowered to live life well

Starbucks succeeds when our partners do, and we believe that success is best when shared. Our world-class benefits and programs for eligible part- and full-time partners are tailored to your needs. Your Total Rewards package includes base pay and eligible bonus, benefits, retirement savings, stock and perks.

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Health Coverage

Starbucks flexible benefits offer partners the choice of multiple coverage levels for extended health, dental and vision, as well as life insurance, disability and accident coverage. Our extended health coverage includes industry leading coverage for mental health treatment providers. 

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LifeWorks Wellbeing & Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

This comprehensive program provides all Canadian partners, their family members and roommates access to a full suite of counselling, self-development and lifestyle management services at no cost. Services are confidential and private.
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Stock and Savings

Our competitive retirement and savings plan includes a generous company match, and partners have access to purchase discounted company stock (S.I.P.) as well as participate in our equity reward program, Bean Stock.

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Paid Time Off

Both non-retail and retail partners are eligible for paid vacation days while salaried / non-retail partners also receive sick time and two personal days per year. Starbucks observes all statutory holidays in accordance with provincial requirements.
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Adoption Reimbursement

Starbucks provides adoption-expense reimbursement of up to $10,000 per child for eligible partners.

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Tuition Reimbursement

Starbucks offers eligible partners up to $1,000 annually in reimbursement for tuition, books and fees at any accredited institution.

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Partner Assistance

Our Caring Unites Partners (CUP) Fund helps Starbucks partners in financial crisis resulting from illness, death in the family, natural disasters or other extreme circumstances.
Coffee and Tea Markout
Partners are eligible to receive a free pound of coffee or box of tea every week.

In-Store Discount
Partners receive a 30% discount on purchases of beverages, merchandise and food. 

Recognition Programs 
Starbucks recognizes partner contributions at all levels of achievement through formal and informal programs.

Flexible Scheduling
Retail partners have access to flexible scheduling in their stores. Non-retail partners are eligible for two personal days per year and flexible summer hours.
Partner Networks
These employee resource groups bring together partners with common interests, helping connect them to growth opportunities and ways to serve communities.  

Affiliate Discounts 
Partners enjoy discounts at local and national retailers as well as select providers of benefits like home and auto insurance, fitness memberships, mobile telephone services and more.

Elite Athlete Program
Starbucks supports partners participating in athletics at a world-class level. 

Referral Program
Starbucks values partner referrals and awards a bonus for each successfully hired referral made by a partner.

Matching Gifts Program
We match partners’ individual contributions of financial gifts or time to eligible nonprofits; up to $1,500 per fiscal year. 

Starbucks Total Rewards

From free coffee to pay bonuses, Starbucks partners enjoy some of the most competitive and comprehensive benefits available. Click below to view our complete Canadian employee benefits package guide.
Every effort has been made to communicate this benefit information clearly and in easily understandable terms. If there is any discrepancy between the information set forth above and the legal plan and trust documents, the terms of the legal plan and trust documents always govern. Starbucks must also reserve the right to amend or terminate any benefit Plan referred to herein in accordance with its terms.


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