Paid Time Off
Employees accrue 4 weeks of paid time off per year during the first 4 years with Alexza. Starting with the 5th year, employees accrue 5 weeks.
Alexza offers 13 paid holidays per year.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Alexza Pharmaceuticals offers a choice of several medical insurance plans for our employees including their spouse/domestic partner and dependent(s). All medical plans include prescription drug benefits. We offer Cigna PPO and HSA plans, Kaiser HMO, Cigna Dental Plan (including orthodontia), and Cigna Vision Plan. Alexza Pharmaceuticals pays the majority of premiums for insurance coverage.
Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program allows employees to access the services of licensed professional counselors, legal referral services, financial advisors, nurse-line services and much more. All services are confidential, free and easy to use. It is also available to employees and their families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Income Protection Plans
We offer short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), life insurance (2X your salary to a maximum of $600,000), and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurances.
Tax Deferral Savings Plans
Alexza Pharmaceuticals offers a 401(k) Plan through Fidelity with a variety of fund choices and allows its employees to contribute pre-tax dollars through convenient payroll deductions. Alexza also provides a 100% match, up to $1,500 per 401(k) participant. Employer match vests over a three year period, based on years employed.
Other Exciting Benefits
- Yoga and Zumba classes on site
- Catered lunches once per week