Employee benefits

Our employees are our most valuable asset: they contribute to our company’s success by working with the utmost commitment every day. But top-class performance is only possible when your professional and personal circumstances are conducive to this, which is why we support our employees with a wide range of attractive benefits, both day-to-day and at every stage of life. Discover what we can offer.

Health & welfare

Eligibility for the benefits described below is the first of the month following date of hire.

Kärcher's robust benefit package for all regular full-time employees includes the following company sponsored programs:

  • Medical (3 plan designs to choose from)
  • Dental (2 plan designs to choose from)
  • Vision
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flex Savings Account
  • Optional Term Life covering employees and dependents
  • Employee Assistance Programs

See United Healthcare Transparency in Coverage

Additionally, Kärcher's benefit package includes the following company paid benefits:

  • Basic Life AD&D. Kärcher provides a benefit that is 1 times your annual compensation to a maximum of $250,000.
  • Disability. Kärcher provides both Short Term and Long Term Disability coverage which replaces a portion of your income if you are unable to work due to pregnancy or serious health condition.
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) The EAP benefit is designed to offer you numerous ways to maintain your health, well-being and sense of security.

Wellness benefits

Kärcher is committed to the Health and Wellness of employees. Regardless of your family status, your interests in life, or the type of job you have, few things are as important as your health. Protecting employee’s health helps keep us productive and successful.

Wellness initiatives vary somewhat from one Kärcher location to another Kärcher location. Some of the current wellness initiatives that Kärcher offers are: walking programs, EAP Seminars, Real Appeal weight loss, Rally4Health, free membership to KNA Fitness Centers, sponsored local running events, annual weight management challenge, on-site flu clinics and tobacco cessation assistance.

Financial plan benefits

  • 401(K) Savings Plan – You are eligible to participate in the 401(K) Savings Plan the first of the month following 1 month of employment. You may contribute to the plan through traditional pre-tax payroll contributions or ROTH contributions, or a combination of both. Kärcher will match 100% of your contributions up to 4%. All contributions are vested immediately.

Work/Life Benefits

  • Vacation Time
  • An average of 11 paid holidays per year

Education benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement – up to $5250 per year.