Company Benefits

Comprehensive Healthcare Package

National Vision, Inc. offers four Medical Coverage Options. These options are determined by the availability of a physician and hospital network in your geographic area based on your need and situation.

Note: NVI offers a discount to non-tobacco users who are covered under the medical/dental plan. If you and your family members who are covered under the NVI Medical/Dental plan are all non-tobacco users, you will receive a total discount of $260 per year off your deduction. Everyone covered under the plan must be a non-tobacco user to receive the discount.

NVI also offers a wellness incentive by participating in the Mayo clinic Lifestyle Management Program. This program is available to associates and their spouses. If you enroll in the Lifestyle Management Program, you can receive a total of $495 per year incentive if you OR your spouse participates in the Lifestyle Management Program or you can receive a total of $1048 per year incentive if both you AND your spouse participate in the Lifestyle Management Program.

Dental PPO Plan - Dental coverage is only available with the medical plan.

  • Individual: In Network - $50; Out-of-Network - $50
  • Family: In Network - $150; Out-of-Network - $150
  • Preventative and Diagnostic - 100% No deductible

Associate Savings Program - National Vision 401(K) Plan

NVI offers a 401(k) retirement savings program to associates who are 21 or older and have worked at least 90 days of continuous service. Eligible associates are able to enroll the first of the month following 90 days of service. NVI matches 50% of the first 3% that you contribute. The NVI company match vests 25% for each year of employment. Newly eligible participants will receive a personalized NVI 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan Enrollment Kit from Fidelity Investments.

Life Insurance

National Vision, Inc. offers free life insurance payable at a sum equal to one times the annual salary, up to a maximum of $50,000.00 for all eligible full-time associates and limited amounts of free dependent medical and dental coverage. Eligible full-time associates can also purchase Associate Supplemental life insurance, Spouse Supplemental life insurance, and Child Supplemental life insurance the cost of which is determined by the amount of coverage and the age of the associate, spouse or child.

Short-Term Disability

Full-time regular associates can enroll to receive a weekly short-term disability benefit, which is determined by 60% of the associate's base weekly earnings with a maximum weekly benefit of $500.00 before taxes. Payment of benefit begins after the 14th consecutive day of disability. Associates in California, New York, New Jersey, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico are covered under State sponsored plans. The cost to you is calculated based on your weekly income and is deducted on a per pay period basis.

Long-Term Disability

Full-time regular associates can enroll to receive a weekly short-term disability benefit, which is determined by 60% of the associate's base monthly salary plus averaged prior year incentives (overtime, bonus, commission) and begins on the 91st consecutive day of disability. There are specific maximum payment periods, which are outlined in the plan certificate. Similar to the Short-Term Disability program, the cost to you is calculated on your weekly income and is deducted on a per pay period basis.

Vacation Pay

Full-time associates are eligible for paid vacation after one year of continuous service. Allotted vacation time must be used each year; it will not carry over unless superceded by state law. The amount of vacation time received is prorated based on the associate's hire date.

Holidays

6 paid holidays each year; New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Personal Time Off Pay

Eligible full-time and salaried associates get five (5) paid personal days each year. When employment begins after January, the days are prorated according to the hire date.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans allows you to take a portion of your earnings, before they are taxed, and set the money aside for specific healthcare and/or dependent care expenses. Without an FSA, you would pay for these expenses with your "after tax" take-home pay. National Vision offers two different Flexible Spending Accounts - Healthcare FSA and Dependent Care FSA.

Direct Deposit

National Vision, Inc. offers direct deposit of an associate's paycheck to the bank of their choice.

Smoking Cessation Program

In an effort to assist employees and their spouses who want to quit smoking, National Vision is excited to offer Mayo Clinic's Smoking Cessation Program. The smoking cessation program is offered to employees and their spouses who are covered under NVI's Medical/Dental Plan.

Lifestyle Management Program

All National Vision employees are eligible to participate in the online Mayo Clinic Lifestyle Management Program. Mayo Clinic offers valuable online health resources. If enrolled in NVI's Medical/Dental Plan, you may be eligible to receive a wellness incentive by participating in Mayo's programs.

Discount Program

Various companies offer discounts to NVI employees on their products, facilities, or services, including Bally Total Fitness and Cingular Wireless.

Free Associate Eyewear Program

Associates are eligible to receive a 50% discount on their purchases, an annual Employee Eyewear Ticket valued at $300, and four Eyewear Gift Tickets that can be given to friends and family for a 50% discount off the total retail cost of their purchase.

Credit Union/Bank

As an employee of National Vision, Inc., you and your family members qualify for membership in Gwinnett Federal Credit Union. As a member you will receive access to great financial services!

Wachovia-At-Work

As an employee of National Vision, Inc., you and your family members qualify for a Wachovia-At-Work regular checking account. As a member you will receive several FREE services and packages such as a FREE safe deposit box and Crown checks for the life of the checking account.

Scholarship Program

National Vision, Inc. offers a scholarship program to assist employees' children who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college or university in the United States and pursue a bachelor's degree. Two awards of $2,500.00 each will be granted each year. Awards are renewable up to three years for a total Scholarship of $10,000.00 each.

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National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is the fourth largest optical retailer in the United States, operating over 700 retail locations in 43 states through the U.S. ...Read More