Working at UPS
Learn more about who we are and what makes working at UPS so rewarding.
Because we know there's more to life than just what you do.
We offer a complete range of options for you to live yours in balance with work, education, family, friends and nearly every other aspect you can dream up.
UPSers will stop at nothing to make sure every package delivery communication and business solution exceeds the expectations of our customers. That's why we'll stop at nothing to meet their expectations for great healthcare and compensation, with full-time benefits for part-time employees and one of the most comprehensive total payment packages available for everyone. In fact, UPS is one of the only companies in business today that offers hourly employees full benefits, from medical/dental coverage to tuition assistance.
Explore our Earn & Learn program for part-time employees! Click here.
UPS Tuition Assistance Program
To assist employees in furthering their educational development, we are proud to offer the UPS Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). An ongoing effort to recruit, retrain and develop qualified individuals, TAP ensures that UPS will continue to grow as a company, prosper as a business and excel as a global service.
In the United States, tuition assistance is available to:
- Full-time non-union employees
- Part-time management employees
- Part-time union employees
In 2010, we provided $24 million in tuition support to approximately 14,000 students. Since the program began in 1999, we have invested $187 million in tuition assistance for approximately 113,000 college students.
UPS also invests about $300 million a year on training programs to help employees further their careers within the company.
To learn more about the program and its eligibility requirements or to begin the application process, visit the program administrator EDCOR.
For those interested in an online undergraduate program, read more about another program available to UPSers through Thomas Edison State College.
Health and Wellness Programs
UPS administers several benefit plans to meet the health and wellness needs of various employee groups. In addition, UPS makes contributions on behalf of employees in union-administered plans.
While there are variations in available plans, the following is an overview of the company's award-winning benefits:
- Prescription Drug Program
- Life Insurance
- Supplemental Group Universal Life Program
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Sickness & Accident Insurance
- Long-Term Disability
- Long-Term Care Insurance
Compensation and Savings Programs
- Employee discounted stock purchase plan
UPS believes that long-term ownership of our company by UPSers is an important contributor to our future success. Sharing in the rewards and risks of ownership promotes the commitment of our people, full-time and part-time, management and non-management, union and union free, which is critical to our ability to enable global commerce. Employees can purchase stock through the Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Program and their 401(k) plan.
- Competitive salaries
UPS offers highly competitive hourly wages, salaries, and total compensation plans. From its drivers to its IT professionals, UPS employees are among the best paid in the industry.
- Managers Incentive Plan (profit sharing)
Benefits Information Disclaimer
The compensation and benefits information provided on this Web site are for informational purposes only. Not every product or service is available or applicable to every employee and the availability of a product or service is subject to change. UPS reserves the right to alter or delete the information provided as required by UPS's business needs.
The Program is available to full-time employees of UPS from the date that they become eligible for benefits. Participants must be on the payroll (active or inactive) at the time of application, and must be active when they submit the necessary documents for reimbursement. Requests for Education Assistance for courses must be made prior to course registration and recommended for approval by your manager. Final approval is then given by L&D Manager. You must be taking the business-related course(s) through an accredited college, university or other educational institution.
The UPS Canada Tuition Reimbursement program is available only on approved shifts in designated UPS locations to part-time union employees and part-time supervisors enrolled in approved educational institutions.
Our love of logistics is driven by our passion for people.
Every day, UPS meets an infinite number of needs with innovative solutions in businesses, homes and communities everywhere. It takes diversity of thought, experience and intelligence to get the job done.
With employees in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, there's no question that diversity is part of the social fabric at UPS. We consider diversity a mindset of inclusiveness, respect, and cooperation a visible core value that helps drive the way we do business with our customers and suppliers and strengthens our bonds with a multicultural community of friends and neighbors.
From Business Resource Groups to Women's Leadership Development, we encourage and support employees to come together and pursue endeavors with a shared passion. While these individuals help us grow as a business and ensure a diverse pool of talent, they also act as ambassadors both internally and externally by engaging us, as an organization, in a variety of community events around the world. Whether it's a local book club or a major global event, UPS strives to maintain a strong connection between our employees, our customers, our communities and this place we call home.
The work of diversity and inclusion is a continuous process of growth and education. That's why UPS takes active measures to increase awareness of our strengths and differences. For more information about UPS's commitment to diversity, current programs, or the communities we serve, please visit www.community.ups.com
Learn more about our Diversity Awards and Accolades. Click here.
From the driver’s seat to the executive suite, women play a leading role.
We understand the importance of staying true to your needs and believe that when you're doing what you do best, the sky is the limit. Women's Leadership Development (WLD) focuses on helping you enhance your ability to lead others professionally and personally as you develop the knowledge, skills and values necessary to confidently step into a leadership role within UPS.
As a global initiative, WLD brings together strong, passionate individuals who want to make the world work better for everyone. At UPS, you're not only provided with the opportunity to achieve, you're encouraged to hone your talents and exceed expectations on a daily basis. With our promote-from-within culture, great training and global scale, a career at UPS can take you wherever you want to go.
Learn more about our Women's Leadership Development program, and how we're putting our words into action by providing an integrated series of tools, practices and connections that help you reach your career goals. Click here.
We're constantly challenging every member of our team to take the next step in their career.
Because we know that going the extra mile for our customers means having the right talent in the right place at the right time.
Here at UPS, we pride ourselves on offering rewarding opportunities that can take you anywhere you want to go. You'll have the freedom to forge your own career path, while gaining the tools you need for continued growth within the company. Our programs help you understand the business and expose you to multiple opportunities at every level of the organization no matter where you want your career to go.