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Employee Benefits Survey

Surveys at work can be a great way to collect feedback from employees and understand the employee experience of a team. By understanding what employees are thinking and feeling, employers can discover opportunities to improve while also identifying problems before they become larger issues.

Additionally, surveys can help to build trust and improve communication between employees and management.

Benefits are a key part of any employment package and can have a major impact on employee satisfaction and engagement. Because of this, it’s important for employers to periodically check in with employees to ensure that the benefits are meeting employee needs.

An employee benefits survey can help employers to understand how employees feel about the benefits they are receiving and identify any areas where employees would like to see improvement.

When creating a benefits survey, it’s important to consider what questions will be most helpful in understanding employee satisfaction with benefits. To make this process easier, we’ve assembled a list of employee benefits survey questions based on industry best practices.

This template is intended to help teams create an effective and informative benefits survey. It is important to remember that state and federal laws may place additional requirements on this process. This policy should be reviewed by legal counsel prior to implementation.

To save your own copy, click File > Make a Copy, create a new title, and choose where you'd like to save it in your own Google Drive.

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Employee Benefits Survey Questions

Please rate the following questions on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 meaning you Firmly Disagree with the statement and 5 meaning you Firmly Agree with the statement.

  1. I am satisfied with my organization’s overall benefits package
  2. I am satisfied with my organization’s health benefits
  3. I am satisfied with my organization’s financial benefits
  4. I understand my organization’s current benefits package
  5. My organization’s leadership set’s a healthy example of work life balance
  6. My work allows me to spend enough time with family, friends, and non-work activities
  7. My work allows me to take enough vacation time throughout the year

Please use multiple choice for the following question.

  1. Out of the following, please choose the most important benefits for you personally

Child Care, Dental Insurance, Employee Rewards, Health Insurance, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Provided Meals, Retirement Savings Plan, Student Loan Assistance, Transportation Reimbursement, Vision Insurance, Wellness Program, Professional Development

Please share your answers as text for the questions below

  1. What aspects of your organization’s benefits do you like?
  2. How could your organization improve its benefits package?

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