Total Rewards


Every employee and leader has the opportunity to recognize colleagues for doing the right thing at the right time and to be recognized for making a difference.

Health & well-being

We offer competitive benefits that emphasize access to high-quality, affordable choices for our employees and their families. Our health and well-being program includes valuable tools and resources that empower employees to make good health decisions now and in the future.

Pay for performance

Our compensation programs are designed to ensure we’re competitively structured, promoting internal equity and consistency and aligning with our business objectives while maintaining a clear focus on paying for performance at the individual level.

Peace of mind

To help protect our employees and their families if the unexpected occurs, our benefits program includes disability and life insurance coverage. We also offer an employer matched 401(k) Savings Plan and free financial counseling.

A better life

Our Total Rewards program includes competitive paid time off benefits and other programs, services and offers that help our employees live a more well-balanced life. These include tuition reimbursement, discounts on products and services, and health advocacy services.

We are committed to attracting and retaining the very best people. From our pharmacy to our call centre, every employee contributes to our success. In return, our employees receive:

Competitive salaries
Health and dental coverage without a waiting period
Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy services for medications you refill regularly
Paid time-off benefit for permanent employees to recognize the importance of time off from work.  This benefit covers time off for vacation, sick time and other personal needs
Defined Contribution Pension Plan (Mandatory enrollment in which employees are eligible for company match of up to 5% of base salary)
Support for personal and work-life issues through our Employee Assistance Program
Rewards and recognition through our recognition program
On-site wellness programs (yoga, walking programs) and fitness club discounts
Opportunities for professional development


Ongoing learning is part of our cultural DNA. We invest in our employees’ development to ensure their career
growth and the acquisition of skills needed to fully realize their potential.

Learning opportunities
Our learning opportunities are tailored to fit specific employee needs, wherever they are on their career path:

  • Individual Contributors and People Leaders have access to a broad menu of online courses that provide a foundation for successful performance and growth
  • High-potential frontline team members can explore our Emerging Leader program to learn more and prepare for the Frontline Leader transition
  • Frontline Leaders can participate in a robust certificate program that builds core skills in coaching, strategic thinking, innovation and much more
  • Mid-level leaders can participate in advanced development workshops built to expand a leadership skillset, as well as an internal network
Tools & resources
Career development is a collaborative process between individual team members, their leaders and the broader Express Scripts organization. To support growth, a wide variety of tools, resources and opportunities are available, including:

  • Tuition assistance
  • On-site classes and workshops
  • Online learning​
  • On-the-job learning opportunities

Benefits at a Glance

  • A choice of three unique medical plans – all offering prescription drug coverage
  • Employer contributions for HRA and HSA accounts
  • Telemedicine services available 24/7
  • In-network preventive care covered at 100%
  • Year-round resources to help navigate the health system
  • Sliding-scale premiums based on salary level – those who earn less pay less
  • Decision Support Tool helps determine the best medical plan option for you
  • Two dental plan choices
  • Two national provider networks
  • Orthodontic coverage for children up to 18
  • Twice yearly preventive exam and cleaning paid at 100% (Note: preventive exams don’t count toward the annual out-of-pocket maximum)
  • In-network routine eye exams paid at 100%
  • Frames and contact lenses covered once every 12 months
  • Large retail network provides flexibility and convenience
  • Comprehensive well-being program designed to help employees reach individualized wellness goals
  • Tax-free dollars added to HRA or HSA accounts
  • Well-being portal offers activities and resources
  • Flu shots, biometric screenings, tobacco cessation and employee assistance programs provided at no cost to employees
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Company-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary additional life and AD&D insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • Leave of absence programs (Family Medical Leave Act, military active duty/reserve service and more)
  • Voluntary pre-paid legal services
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Survivor support service
  • Ayco Financial Counseling 
Plus more
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition assistance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Student Loan Refinancing
  • Identity Theft Insurance 
  • Discounted auto and home insurance
  • Public transportation tax benefit
  • Employee discounts on goods and services
  • Recognition programs
  • Internal career training resources
  • Employee charitable giving/volunteer opportunities
  • Matching gift program for educational institutions