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Total Rewards

Baird offers a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to attract the best talent. In addition to a strong culture that is focused on health and well-being, our organization offers competitive total compensation packages and an array of unique voluntary benefits to ensure that we meet the needs of all associates.

Check out this video to discover how Total Rewards can make your professional and personal life more enjoyable.


We take care of the associates who take care of our clients.

  • Holistic well-being approach provided through the creation of a culture of health, including a full array of physical, financial, environmental, social, and emotional activities to provide comprehensive support for our associates and their spouses/partners/families
  • Focus on containing costs and helping people make the right healthcare choices by providing an annual HSA contribution and a consistent history of not raising healthcare premiums
  • Support for families with competitive maternity/paternity (12/3/weeks of 100% care) in addition to adoption assistance of up to $5,000 per child and paid leave to care for family

Financial Well-being

Grow your finances and protect what you have.

  • Associates can become shareholders after three years at the firm and approved nomination, with over 65% of Baird associates owning stock
  • Baird Foundation Associate Match for charitable donations
  • Free identity, financial and privacy-protection coverage for associates and their family members
  • Baird associates, friends and family receive a .125% rate discount upon refinancing federal and/or private student loans.


You know what you’re worth—and so do we.

  • Depending on role, compensation packages may consist of base salary, bonuses and/or commissions
  • Bonuses and commissions are awarded based on firm, business unit and individual performance
  • Free basic term life and disability insurance

Planning for the Future

We’ll help you ride off into the sunset with confidence.

  • Pretax, Roth and voluntary 401(k) after-tax contributions and above-average retirement benefit with the combination of a 401(k) firm match and firm profit-sharing
  • Access to both Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Support for associates and their families in all stages of their lives through Bright Horizons: College Coach and Additional Family Support
  • Free financial planning advice and significantly discounted investment services from our dedicated Associate Financial Advisor team

Professional & Career Development

An investment in your future is an investment in ours as well.

  • Over 120 on-site and virtual courses offered to all associates globally for professional growth
  • Tuition and designation/certification reimbursement available for all regular associates
  • Encouragement to own your career through the leveraging of internal and external development opportunities

Work-Life Balance

Our work-life benefits can enhance your life and the communities we serve.

  • Nine paid holidays and 18 Paid Time Off days (pro-rated for the first year)
  • Every associate is granted one paid Baird Cares day annually for community service
  • Flexible work arrangements available, depending on role

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