Employee Benefits

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.

Company Holidays

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
Corporate Headquarters
2091 Stierlin Court
Mountain View, CA 94043
TEL: 650 944 7000
FAX: 650 944 7999
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