11 outrageous perks Facebook is offering employees

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Sheryl Sandberg Facebook shrug Philippe Wojazer/Reuters In many Facebook offices, you can grab a free meal throughout the day.

• Facebook's careers page and Glassdoor reviews break down the tech company's top benefits in North America.

• Some perks include free meals, ample time for vacation, and lots of support for new parents.

• Facebook's benefits received a 4.7 out of 5 stars on Glassdoor.


It's well-known that big tech companies tend to offer lots of tempting perks.

And Facebook is no different. A quick glance at its careers page - along with its Glassdoor reviews - reveals a whole slew of enviable benefits. So does reporting from the Guardian's Julia Carrie Wong , whose recent article highlighted the inequality between Facebook staffers and contractors.

On its jobs site, Facebook advocates for a "holistic approach to benefits and perks," and focuses on several different spheres, including health, family, community, finance, and convenience.

Here's a look at some of the perks Facebook offers employees in North America.

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Dry cleaning services at the Menlo Park office

Dry cleaning services at the Menlo Park office

Valet parking for the Menlo Park headquarters, along with a free charging station for electric cars

Valet parking for the Menlo Park headquarters, along with a free charging station for electric cars

On-site health and dental care

On-site health and dental care

Access to an on-site barber's shop in the Menlo Park office

Access to an on-site barber's shop in the Menlo Park office

Free meals and snacks throughout the day

Free meals and snacks throughout the day

$4,000 in "baby cash" for new parents — along with financial assistance for egg-freezing and adoption fees

$4,000 in "baby cash" for new parents — along with financial assistance for egg-freezing and adoption fees

An arcade full of video games for Menlo Park workers

An arcade full of video games for Menlo Park workers

21 days of paid vacation for full-time employees

21 days of paid vacation for full-time employees

A wellness allowance to finance gym membership or other healthy activities

A wellness allowance to finance gym membership or other healthy activities

A bike repair shop for Menlo Park employees

A bike repair shop for Menlo Park employees

Four months of paid time off for new mothers and fathers — within the first year of a child's birth or adoption

Four months of paid time off for new mothers and fathers — within the first year of a child's birth or adoption
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