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Benefits and Perks

Our next big investment is YOU.

Competitive Benefits

Our benefits and rewards program is essential to our commitment to making American Century Investments an outstanding place to work. Our Total Rewards package—including programs for time off, health and well-being and financial security—can give you and your family peace of mind.

Get Healthy and Stay Healthy

Robust health plans and wellness programs provide every employee the opportunity to live healthier.

  • Health benefits (medical with HSA employer contribution, dental & vision)

  • Healthtrack Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Healthy incentives challenges

  • Biometric screening

  • Health education and coaching

  • Fitness assessment and consultation

  • Weight management programs

  • Flu shots

  • On-site fitness centers (Kansas City)

  • Reimbursement for health club memberships (outside of Kansas City)

Exercise facilities at American Century.
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Seek Long-Term Financial Security

The ultimate measure of our performance is our clients' success. This belief extends beyond our clients to include your (and your family's) personal financial goals.

  • Competitive compensation package with bonus plan

  • Retirement plan with company match

  • Discretionary retirement contribution with a portion in company stock

  • 529 match program

  • Company-paid life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance

  • Short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Auto and home insurance

  • Critical illness insurance

  • Legal services

  • Long-term care insurance

  • Pet insurance

  • Supplemental life insurance

  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts

  • Identity theft protection

Recharge and Grow

Balance your home and work life with a variety of benefits that help you grow and stay focused at work, and recharge and relax at home.

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid holidays consistent with NYSE holidays (approximately 10)

  • Parental leave

  • Caregiver leave

  • Bereavement leave

  • Coursera online learning

  • Business Resource Groups

  • Service awards

  • Adoption and surrogate assistance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Development paths

  • Travel services and airport parking discounts

  • Discounts at area attractions and entertainment

  • Cell phone service and computer purchase discounts

  • Onsite doggy-daycare services (Kansas City only)

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American Century employees volunteering at Habitat for Humanity.

Give Back to the Community

Dollars for Donors, our matching-gifts program recognizing employees’ contributions of time and money, provides the opportunity to direct up to $7,000 (annually) from the American Century Investments Foundation to the 501(c)(3) organizations you personally support.

Develop Your Talents

Your personal and professional learning and growth are a priority—strong people make a strong company. We provide you with the resources you’ll need to develop your career.

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Certificate support and continuing education

  • Formal mentor program

  • Coaching

  • A robust learning and development team that designs and curates an educational experience

"The great thing about my role is the diversity. I wear a lot of hats, making my job much more involved, challenging and fun."

Melissa Smart

Melissa Smart

Operations Manager & Executive Assistant

Explore Your Opportunities

Find the career that’s right for you.


Please know that American Century Investments does not conduct interviews by email or instant messaging. We use instant messaging and email only to correspond with candidates and arrange for interviews by phone or video conference. In addition, we never ask candidates for payment to participate in our recruiting process or require new hires to purchase any office equipment as a condition of accepting employment with our firm. If you have specific questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Diversity Has No Limits
What makes you different is what makes us different. At American Century Investments®, we recognize the value of diversity. We believe diversity is what makes us strong and what makes us complete as a workforce. As a company, we accept each person for who they are and the unique talent and strength they bring. It's one of the primary keys to successfully meet the demands of an ever-changing world.

EOE Policy Statement
American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. American Century Investments does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.