The Aerospace Corporation

The Aerospace Corporation

El Segundo, CA
4,600 Total Employees
2,300 Local Employees
Year Founded: 1960

Benefits at The Aerospace Corporation

We work in a collaborative and inclusive environment with strong values focused on our mission, innovation, and people. We offer a comprehensive total rewards portfolio with a wide array of employee programs and services. From flexible work schedules to a 401k plan that's top of the industry, we provide the support you need to be your best self at work and at home.

Financial + Retirement


Employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire.

401(K) matching

Employees receive a total company paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions.

Charitable contribution matching

Performance bonus

Child Care + Parental Leave

Adoption Assistance

Employees who adopt are eligible for the same 4 weeks of paid parental leave that employees who birth a child or have a foster placement get.

Childcare benefits

Aerospace provides backup child care assistance as well as daycare discount programs.

Company sponsored family events

Family medical leave

Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.

Generous parental leave

Four weeks of company-paid leave when taken within the first twelve months of the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child.

Return-to-work program post parental leave

Office Perks

Commuter benefits

Aerospace has a commuter vanpool program, designated carpool parking, ride-matching services, bicycle commuting support, EV chargers, and public transportation reimbursement.

Company-sponsored happy hours

Happy hours are hosted at their team's discretion, but most teams go once a month.

Onsite gym

Onsite office parking

We offer employees free on-site garage and non-garage parking.

Recreational clubs

Relocation assistance

Home-office stipend for remote employees

Professional Development

Continuing education stipend

Customized development tracks

Job training & conferences

Aerospace offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.

Mentorship program

Online course subscriptions available

Paid industry certifications

Promote from within

Lunch and learns

Continuing education available during work hours

When you attend any of the company hosted learning sessions, you are paid for those hours spent in class. Aerospace encourages employees to expand their skills by taking these courses.

Tuition reimbursement


Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff

Documented equal pay policy

Highly diverse management team

With half our board being women or people of color, Aerospace is committed to a continuously more diverse and inclusive workforce.

Mean gender pay gap below 10%

Mandated unconscious bias training

Diversity employee resource groups

Aerospace ERGs were established to bring cultural awareness, enhance career development opportunities, and promote diversity. We currently have 8 ERGs.

Hiring practices that promote diversity

Health Insurance + Wellness

Dental insurance

Disability insurance

Company-paid short and long-term coverage; optional supplemental employee paid, long-term disability coverage available.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Set aside pre-tax dollars for eligible healthcare and dependent care expenses.

Health insurance

Life insurance

Company-paid basic and occupational accident; optional supplemental employee-paid life and accident.

Pet insurance

Team workouts

Vision insurance

Wellness programs

Mental health benefits

You and your household members are eligible for up to 5 free visits for each personal situation.


Volunteer in local community

Aerospace conducts a variety of mentoring programs and community efforts, including STEM tours and partnering with colleagues in education, industry, and government.

Flexible work schedule

Full-time employees can work either a standard eight-hour day or a 9/80 schedule with alternate Fridays off.

Open door policy

Partners with nonprofits

Aerospace Cares offers opportunities for employees to volunteer their time or donate to the charity of their choice.

Remote work program

Aerospace offers complete and partial remote work for qualified positions.

Team based strategic planning

OKR operational model

Vacation + Time Off

Generous PTO

Aerospace employees receive between 15 and 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.

Paid holidays

Paid sick days

Full-time exempt employees receive unlimited sick time.

Additional Perks + Benefits

As a nonprofit corporation, our employees are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

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