Our Benefits

At Dunkin’ Brands, we believe in taking care of our employees, and we start with great perks, such as:

  • Opportunities to enjoy our products at our worldwide headquarters throughout your workday, including ‘America’s favorite coffee’, donuts, baked goods and Baskin-Robbins ice cream
  • An on-site Fitness Facility (and for field-based employees, reimbursement towards gym membership)
  • Electric car charging stations at corporate headquarters
  • Early release Fridays, every Friday all year long


But the best part about working at Dunkin’ Brands is being associated with well-known brands that people identify with great taste, delicious products and consistent service across the globe. The success that we have built from our many years of creating  products that people love is something we delight in sharing with our employees through our generous benefits package. The following is a general summary of the benefits available to U.S. employees of Dunkin' Brands:

Medical Coverage: Dunkin' Brands offers a choice of comprehensive medical and prescription drug plans, designed to provide employees and their dependents with the most appropriate care for their medical needs. Spouses, dependent children, domestic partners, and dependent children of domestic partners are eligible dependents. The cost of coverage is shared by the company and the employee.

Dental Coverage: Dunkin' Brands offers two dental plan options that include coverage for preventive care, major and minor restorative care, as well as orthodontia. The cost of coverage is shared by the company and the employee.

Vision Coverage: Dunkin' Brands provides a voluntary vision insurance plan to cover eye care needs, as well as hardware; plus employees can take advantage of great discounts on laser vision correction and non-covered lens options. This benefit is employee paid.

Basic Life Insurance: Dunkin’ Brands provides company paid life insurance equal to two times the employee's annual base pay (up to a maximum of $1,000,000). Employee paid supplemental life insurance is also available.

Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D): In the event of an accidental injury or death, Dunkin’ Brands provides coverage equal to two times the employee's annual base pay (up to a maximum of $750,000), which is also company paid. Employee paid supplemental AD&D coverage is also available.

Short-term Disability (STD) and Long-term Disability (LTD): After three months of service, Dunkin’ Brands offers short-term disability that is fully paid by the company and long-term disability at the employee’s election.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA): Dunkin' Brands offers health care and dependent care FSAs for payment of eligible health and dependent care expenses with tax-free dollars.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Dunkin’ Brands provides employees with confidential counseling, information, and referrals on a wide range of potential concerns, ranging from stress or anxiety, work and family issues, legal consultations and elder care. Telephone assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  This benefit is for employees and their household members and is company paid.

Wellness Program:  Dunkin’ Brands offers employees a comprehensive wellness program designed to support good health and help them feel good from the inside out.  Throughout the year, employees can participate in range of activities designed to promote physical fitness and all around employee wellness.

401 (k) Plan: Dunkin’ Brands offers employees a convenient way to save for their future using pre-tax dollars. The Company matches dollar-for-dollar up to the first 4 percent of an employee’s contribution.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan:  The Dunkin' Brands Employee Stock Purchase plan is a voluntary benefit program that allows eligible employees to buy Dunkin' Brands Stock at a discounted price through payroll deductions.

Tuition Reimbursement: After 6 months of service, Dunkin’ Brands provides up to $5,000 reimbursement (for tuition only) to employees who complete approved undergraduate or graduate level courses under the program's eligibility guidelines.

Paid Time Off:

Vacation: Dunkin' Brands provides 3 weeks of vacation time per year that begins accruing upon an employee’s date of hire, for all employees who work a minimum of 21 hours per week. The benefit increases to 4 weeks per year after 5 years of service and 5 weeks per year after 12 years of service.

Holidays: All employees who work a minimum of 21 hours per week are provided with 11 paid holidays per calendar year.

Sick Time: Dunkin’ Brands provides sick time to all regular employees, earned at the rate of one hour for every thirty hours worked.

Personal Time: In addition to vacation and sick time, Dunkin’ Brands provides employees with 2 personal days per year, which are pro-rated for an employee’s first year of service.

Bereavement: All employees are eligible for up to 3 paid days off due to the loss of a family member. Additional days may be available if the employee needs to make funeral arrangements or to travel out of the area.

Employees are also eligible for a variety of discount programs, including but not limited to:

  • Group auto and homeowner’s insurance
  • Bulk coffee purchasing
  • Pet insurance
  • PerksCard program
  • Discounted movie tickets
  • Museum and aquarium passes
  • Discounted membership to BJ’s Wholesale Club

*Please note that the information listed above is a general summary of the benefits available to full-time U.S. employees of Dunkin' Brands (part-time benefits are pro-rated where applicable). Employees in other jurisdictions are eligible for comparable benefits in accordance with the benefit plans and applicable laws in their jurisdiction.  Any or all of these benefits may be modified, eliminated, or replaced at any time. The terms of the applicable Company policy or particular benefit plan control in the case of any discrepancy.

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