About AR Benefits

You’re not just “doing a job” at Aerojet Rocketdyne. The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security and space exploration. In return for your contributions, our focus is to provide a competitive benefits package that meets the needs of our diverse and talented workforce. Our benefits promote good health, financial well-being, lifelong learning, time away from work to reignite your passion and involvement in the communities where we work and live.


Medical Insurance

Select the right health care coverage for you and eligible family members. Choose from several plans and multiple network providers for the best care in your area. We've got you covered.

Dental Insurance

Keep your teeth in tip-top shape with the help of one of our dental plans.

Vision Plan

Vision Service Plan (VSP) has the most extensive network of optometrists and vision care specialists in the country.

Short & Long Term Disability

Disability insurance replaces part of your pay while you are unable to work so you have a continuing income for living expenses.

Transgender Benefits

Get support for a wide range of services including medical and gender-affirming coverage.

Life and AD&D

Company-paid basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance with the option to enroll in additional coverage for you and your dependents. Business travel accident coverage when applicable.


AR LiveWell

Wellbeing is important and expands over multiple dimensions. For example, whether you want to lose weight, improve your financial management skills, get fit, manage stress or quit smoking, the AR LiveWell Program can help. Employees are eligible to receive cash incentives (up to a total of $200 annually) when you complete certain activities.

Health Tracker

Access a confidential online environment where you can record your wellness goals and accomplishments.

Gym Memberships

Gain access to thousands of fitness centers, studios and guided workout videos at a discounted price.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Attain quick and easy access to work/life support, up to six sessions of confidential counseling, and referral services to help you deal with daily work and life challenges at no cost to you, your dependents, or household members.

Time Off

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Time

In addition to company-wide paid year-end shutdown, employees enjoy paid vacation days, paid sick-leave hours, and paid U.S. holidays. Vacation can be used however you want; for tropical trips or flexible day-to-days.

Leave of Absence

Life happens. You may be faced with a personal or family illness or life event that requires you to be away from work for an extended period of time. Leave of Absence is available to help you manage the leave you need and ensure a smooth transition back to your job.


Work-life balance is important, which is why we encourage our teammates to work from wherever they believe they excel on the job. It helps us become a more diverse place to work, a place that can flex with our people as their lives and ambitions change.


The loss of a family member can be heartbreaking and unexpected. Paid Bereavement is available to help support you after suffering the loss of an immediate family member.

Jury/Witness Duty

Civic responsibility is supported by continuing 100% of pay when you are required to complete Witness or Jury Duty.

Financial Wellbeing


Our competitive compensation rewards innovation, high performance, results, team impact and improving culture.


To save for retirement, we offer a 4.5% match for every pre-tax or Roth dollar saved, up to the IRS basic deferral limit. Your contribution and the company match are 100% vested from day one.

Health Spending Accounts

Save more money on eligible, normally incurred expenses by electing an Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA). We also contribute to eligible employee Health Savings Account.

Legal Assistance

Prepaid legal offers reputable attorney assistance for you and your family.

Pet Insurance

Pets are family too. Enroll your pet(s) in a plan to cover illnesses and injuries at a reimbursement level that best fits your family’s needs.

Will Toolkit

We prepare for the future and believe our employees should too. Prepare for yours by creating your will using a free online will creation tool

Long Term Care

Access to additional insurance to assist and ease long-term care needs and protect your financial security.

Travel Assistance

Access to emergency travel medical and personal services when traveling 100 miles or more from home.

Family Support

Parental Leave

Enjoy up to 8 weeks of paid parental leave to support employee and family well-being when you have a newborn, newly adopted, or new foster placement event.

Adoption Assistance

Reimbursement or assistance up to a maximum dollar amount of $5000 to aid in the cost of adoption.

Family Planning

Access to a variety of support services, contraception, fertility treatment and applicable medication.

Community & Personal Development

Tuition Assistance (TAP)

Continue your education for your current position and future career aspirations. We reimburse tuition, books and approved academic fees upon successful course completion (up to $10,000 annually).

Donation Matching

Through our Education Gift Matching program, the Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation matches employee donations to schools and universities dollar-for-dollar, up to$1,000 per employee, per year. In addition, each quarter, employee volunteers are randomly selected, and the charity or school where they volunteered receives a $500 contribution from the Company.

Employee Resource Groups

Join our ERGs as a member or ally. We are committed to a fully inclusive workplace for employees, offering ERGs for LGBTQ+, POC, women, early-career professionals, veterans, and multicultural teammates.

Learning & Growth

We believe learning is forever and teammates should be empowered to chart their own development. Access a variety of training, on-the-job development, plus new opportunities and education. In addition, various programs are offered for aspiring leaders, essentials for managers, rotation programs, and others, depending on your aspirations and learning style.