Getting a job at Saudi Aramco is a dream for many. And, it’s not just because it’s one of the biggest companies in the world or due to its payscale, a lot of it actually has to with the impressive perks they offer.
The higher up you go on the corporate ladder the perks keep getting better and better. We spoke to a few Saudi Aramco employees who let us in on insane perks that employees get.
Just an FYI, these perks won’t be applicable to employees of all grades. And, these aren’t the only ones. There are many more.
1. Entertainment Allowance
Yes, believe it or not, the company pays for entertainment. The amount is not much but the fact that the company looks after the entertainment needs of its employees is just wow.
2. 35,000 Riyals Bonus Upon Completing 35 Years
Join Saudi Aramco young, spend 35 years over there and you’re entitled to a SAR 35,000 bonus.
3. Access To Private Beaches And Sports Compounds
Saudi Aramco has a fantastic beach near Half Moon Bay that is only accessible by employees of the company and their families. They also run several sports compounds that have swimming pools, state-of-the-art gyms and outdoor arenas to play several sports, which is also just accessible by the company’s employees and their families.
4. Fly For Free On An Aramco Aircraft
Saudi Aramco is so huge that it actually has its own aircraft. If you are an Aramco employee you can just head to the airport and if there is an empty leg on an Aramco flight, you can fly on it for free to wherever it is heading to.
— aramco | أرامكو (@Saudi_Aramco) October 12, 2015
5. Children Get To Go To Aramco’s Prestigious School
The school is one of the oldest English schools in the country and is renowned for its world-class education and state-of-the-art facilities.
6. Death Benefit
Aramco pays a year of base salary to the next of kin in case of the death of an employee.
7. 38 Days Annual Vacation
While most companies in the country offer 30, Saudi Aramco offers 38 along with an extra two to four days for travel. This is in addition to the Eid and national day holidays.
8. Stay At One Of Aramco’s Fab Residential Compounds
One step in and you’ll feel like you’re in a different country. Aramco has four of such massive mini-city like compounds in the Eastern part of the country.