We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.


Team members have access to in-network healthcare providers.

Certain preventative care is covered at 100% with in-network providers, including child wellness exams, immunizations, mammograms, and more!


Vision coverage is offered at no additional cost, and you have the option to enroll in a buy-up plan.

You can use your vision benefit at any licensed eyecare provider.


The dental network is a passive network, meaning you can use any dental provider you choose and still receive coverage.

Dental coverage is offered at no additional cost, and you have the option to enroll in a buy-up plan.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

FSAs allow eligible team members to pay for qualified health care and dependent care expenses with tax-free dollars.

You can contribute a set amount from your paycheck to both the healthcare and dependent care accounts, but you cannot share or transfer money between the two.

Health Savings Account (HSA)

If you choose the Health Investment Plan you will have access to a Health Savings Account.

This is a personal savings account used for qualified health care expenses with an impressive tax advantage.

Company Paid Life Insurance

Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) are provided at no cost to you.

Basic AD&D Insurance will pay an amount equal to the Basic Life benefit.

Supplemental Life Insurance

Full time team members are eligible to participate in accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and whole life insurance.

Long term care insurance is available at low group rates to full time team members. Voluntary term life and Voluntary AD&D is also available.

Short Term Disability Benefits

Short-Term Disability benefits provide income protection to team members during short periods of non-work -related illness or injury.

Long Term Disability Benefits

Provides protection after Short Term Disability benefits are exhausted.

Group Legal Plan

This program gives access to a network of attorneys to provide legal assistance, office consultations, or telephone advice.

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Paid Time Off

Tyson Foods rewards team members for their hard work by providing paid vacation and holidays to eligible team members.

Paid Vacation Paid vacation benefits are available to full-time team members.

Paid Holidays* Full-time team members are eligible to receive pay for observed holidays.
*Paid holidays dates are determined by location.

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401(k) & Stock Purchase Plans

Prepare for your future in retirement with our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan and Stock Purchase Plan.  Our 401(k) plan offers both pre-tax and after-tax Roth contributions.

Once you’ve completed a year of service with the company, Tyson will contribute to your retirement savings in the 401(k) Plan with a match equal to 100% of the first 3% of eligible pay you contribute, plus 50% of the next 2 percent of eligible pay you contribute.

Also after one year, Tyson will match 25% of the first 10% of eligible pay you contribute to the Stock Purchase Plan. Your contributions and Tyson’s contributions to the plans are always 100% vested.

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The below are just some of the programs/benefits that are offered by Tyson to help support you and your family.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Tyson offers a confidential EAP service available 24/7 to help you and your family work through a wide range of challenges such as stress and anxiety, depression, grief and loss, family and parenting, and more.

Pregnancy Program Free pregnancy program available to team members and covered spouses. Each mother-to-be is assigned a personal nurse to assist with any questions or concerns.

Tobacco Cessation Program Team members and their covered dependents 18 years of age or older who use Tobacco are encouraged to participate in this program which offers free personal phone counseling, self-help materials, and free 8-week supply of nicotine replacement therapy ( gum or patches).

Expert Medical Opinion This program provides a free and confidential second opinion to team members, spouses and children. You can receive a second opinion for surgery or any treatment, or better understand your medical condition.

RX Savings Solutions This confidential service gives personalized prescription guidance at no cost to you to help you save money. Enrollment in the program is free.

Educational Assistance Team members pursuing a degree meeting the business needs of the company are eligible after completion of one year of continuous full-time employment to receive tuition reimbursement for courses approved by the corporate benefits department. ( Not required to enroll in Group Health Plan)

Telemedicine You can have a video visit with your doctor from your computer, tablet, or smart phone. This offers a quick and easy way to get in -touch with board certified doctors.

Discount Program Team members have a single destination access to a variety of voluntary benefits and discount programs and services. Examples of products and services available are computer purchase plans, roadside assistance, home/auto insurance, banking, travel and entertainment, wireless phone/planes, pet insurance, etc. (Not required to enroll in Group Health Plan)

Autism & Learning Disability Program Team members can take advantage of live teleconsultation with skilled behavior experts to answer questions and provide guidance over the phone or via video 24/7 at no cost.

Adoption & Surrogacy Policy Provides financial assistance for team members for certain expenses incurred in connection with the finalized adoption of an eligible child. Also allows eligible team members time off with eligible adoption or surrogacy. (Not required to enroll in Group Health Plan)

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Disclaimer: These benefits are offered to team members and their dependents who enroll in the Tyson Foods Group Health Plan unless otherwise noted.

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This description of benefits is intended to serve as a summary of the employee benefit plans available to Tyson Foods team members, and is not meant to interpret, expand or in any way change the provisions of the governing plan documents. This document is a summary only and therefore does not attempt to cover all of the details of each employee benefit plan, including all of the conditions, limits and exclusions applicable to the provision of benefits under these plans. In the event of any conflict between this description and the provisions of the governing plan documents, the provisions of the governing plan documents will control.