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At ABA, we pride ourselves in offering competitive, thoughtful benefits. We value our employees, and we want them to know it.

Physical and Emotional Health

  • Well-designed medical, Rx, vision and dental programs with competitive employee rates
  • Generous ABA contributions to health savings accounts for those electing a consumer-directed health plan
  • Flexible spending accounts – dependent, healthcare and limited purpose
  • Telemedicine and Teladoc virtual healthcare options
  • Complex condition nurse case-management support
  • Paid parental leave and family forming benefits to include fertility benefits, adoption assistance and foster care support
  • Onsite fitness center and bike storage station – state of the art fitness equipment (Peloton, weights, locker room/showers and more)
  • Employee Assistance Program, mental health programs and opportunities for 1:1 executive coaching support
  • Newly custom-built offices and meeting spaces filled with natural light, desirable amenities and a roof-top deck
  • Easy commuter access via metro in the heart of Dupont Circle with great access to nearby restaurants, hotels and entertainment 

Retirement Savings and Financial Wellbeing

  • Competitive base salaries and annual incentive bonuses
  • ABA contributes up to 12% of pay to 401k retirement savings; additional deferred compensation plans available based on position
  • ABA contributions to student loan debt obligations, 529 college savings and ABLE savings plans
  • Employee Discount programs – pet insurance, technology products, car rentals and ABA-paid major newspaper subscriptions
  • Multiple recognition programs to include some with significant financial components

Life, Disability and Other Insurance Programs

  • Paid short-term and long-term disability benefits – short-term disability periods are paid at 100% of base salary
  • ABA paid life insurance (2x annual salary), travel accident insurance and identity theft protection coverage

  • Access to voluntary life insurance programs for you and your family at group rates

Career Development

  • Tuition Assistance  – up to $20K/year towards undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Professional Development opportunities – ABA-sponsored professional memberships, certifications, seminars and conferences
  • ABA University – access to more than 100 training courses, skill-building and leadership development programs
  • Annual position reviews, succession planning and mentorship opportunities

Paid Leave, Holidays and Flexibility

  •  Flexible work schedules and hybrid work arrangements up to three days per week
  • “Work from Anywhere” – up to one month per year
  • Generous paid time off programs (annual, sick, holiday, personal and volunteer) – a minimum total of 37 days per year for most employees

Employee Wellbeing

  • Community outreach activities, including up to 10 community-support activities per year
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) – Black Employee Network, ABA Working Families ERG and Eldercare ERG
  • Annual employee engagement surveys and other opportunities to share your feedback and ideas
  • Management training on topics such as employee burnout, managing in a hybrid environment and multiple diversity, equity and inclusion topics


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ABA kitchen

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