Brooklyn, NY
1,800 Total Employees
Year Founded: 2005

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Benefits at Etsy

Etsy is committed to supporting our employees' overall wellbeing by providing valuable resources, making Etsy a place where people from all ages, backgrounds, and abilities can come, stay, and thrive. Offering competitive and comprehensive benefits is an important way that we recognize and compensate employees for their valuable contributions to Etsy, and we are proud to be at the leading edge of benefits and perks offerings versus the industry and market benchmarks. Our rich benefits package includes physical and mental health offerings, financial protection, family support and parental leave for all genders, and a generous time off policy.

Financial + Retirement


Comprehensive 401k plan with John Hancock.

401(K) matching

Up to 3%

Company equity

Equity is an instrumental part of our overall compensation package. All employees receive equity at point of start, and annual refresher grants allow opportunity for further grants going forward.

Charitable contribution matching

Personal donations matched dollar for dollar up to a maximum of $500.

Performance bonus

Etsy has an annual bonus program and all employees are eligible for an annual performance bonus. Targets differ by role/level.

Child Care + Parental Leave

Adoption Assistance

When an employee of Etsy adopts a child or has a child through surrogacy during his/her employment, Etsy will reimburse up to a maximum of $7,500 per child or birth for allowable expenses.

Childcare benefits

Back up dependent care provided through

Company sponsored family events

Employees are invited to bring family members (and dogs!) to the office at any point, including for our Eatsy lunches. Large organized event for children takes place for Halloween.

Family medical leave

Paid Family Leave provides up to 12 weeks to care for a close relative with a serious health condition, or to assist loved ones when a family member is deployed abroad through military service.

Generous parental leave

We're proud to offer 6 months parental leave for either parent, with flexible options on how this leave can best be used.

Return-to-work program post parental leave

We have a leave coverage program through Moms at Work that provides coverage and smooth transition for employees during their leave period and upon return.

Office Perks

Commuter benefits

Transit and parking benefits offered for those who choose to commute to an office.

Company-sponsored outings

Large global production events include our annual Etsy Talent Show and Halloween. Teams have independent budgets to organize smaller offsites and/or virtual outings organized at the team level.

Fitness stipend

Etsy offers employees a discounted Gympass membership, which provides employees access to various classes and gyms in their local neighbourhoods.

Free daily meals

Eatsy lunch program is incredibly popular and provides wholesome and locally sourced lunches for those who choose to work from the office.

Company-sponsored happy hours

These team-building events/social hours take place both in person and virtually.

Onsite gym

Onsite yoga/fitness room

Pet friendly

Dogs are allowed in the office and they are very much a part of the Etsy family!

Relocation assistance

Relocation assistance provided as needed, varies based on role and individual circumstance.

Free snacks and drinks

A well stocked kitchen on each floor, with carefully selected items that represent our social and ecological impact goals.

Some meals provided

In addition to Eatsy lunches, in-office employees periodically enjoy catered breakfasts or 'Treatsy' snacks such as local apple cider and donuts!

Home-office stipend for remote employees

Professional Development

Customized development tracks

Online training curriculum aligned our competency framework to allow employees to access training specific to their development areas.

Job training & conferences

Opportunity to attend job-specific training and conferences; management training in-house; and access to individual coaching for Director level+.

Mentorship program

Designed and owned by the Diversity & Inclusion Team, this program is designed to retain employees from underrepresented backgrounds, develop core skills, and encourage career progression chats often.

Online course subscriptions available

Large quantity of online training accessible to our employees for free through our subscription with LinkedIn Learning (previously and Jhana (management training).

Paid industry certifications

As needed, role specific.

Promote from within

Etsy has a strong promotion rate of 20% that allows for career development opportunities as well as creating a healthy pipeline of talent for our leadership positions.

Lunch and learns

Our lunch and learn program, affectionately called Edsy, encourages any of our employees with specific knowledge to educate others on varied topics of interest throughout the company.

Continuing education available during work hours

Training is seen as a critical part of our talent growth agenda, and employees are encouraged to take training time during office hours, as a part of an investment in their overall role.


Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff

Yes and yes! We have a dedicated D&I team focused on supporting our diversity recruitment efforts, our ERG efforts, and establishing Etsy as the place where "you can bring your whole self to work".

Diversity manifesto

Our diversity manifesto is comprised of our D&I vision, mission, strategy and action plan.

Documented equal pay policy

Our D&I efforts are of paramount importance at Etsy. Employees will find a defined equal pay policy, and fair pay study to ensure ongoing compliance with our policy.

Highly diverse management team

Half of Etsy's board and more than half the Executive (CEO-directs) Team are comprised of women.

Mean gender pay gap below 10%

Mandated unconscious bias training

Unconscious bias training embedded in our standard processes and provided to all managers as a part of interview/recruitment training, performance management training, management training, etc.

Diversity employee resource groups

Our Employee Resource Groups aim to amplify diverse voices within the organization and create an inclusive workplace culture where employees have access to community and professional development.

Hiring practices that promote diversity

DEI heavily influences Etsy's interview process through competency based hiring, requirements that aim to increase representation, inclusive interview training, and diverse hiring panels.

Health Insurance + Wellness

Dental insurance

Great benefits for employees and dependents with Delta Dental - basic (fully sponsored by Etsy) and enhanced (low premium for employees) plan options available.

Disability insurance

Etsy covers at no cost to you, short-term disability (26 weeks @ 100% salary) and long-term disability (up to 24 mths @ 60% earnings). You can also elect for Critical Illness insurance (up to $30k).

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Health insurance

Generous health insurance plan with United Healthcare, Etsy covers full costs of premiums for employees and dependents and offers 100% co-insurance. Co-pays and deductibles still apply.

Life insurance

Etsy covers the cost of basic life insurance with Unum, equal to 2X annual salary up to $400,000. Employees are eligible to purchase additional life insurance up to a maximum of $500,000.

Team workouts

Vision insurance

Great vision plan for employees and dependents with UHC vision.

Wellness programs

Employees have free access to One Medical (urgent care), Health Advocacy, EAP, 24/7 NurseLine, Gympass (gym discounts), Headspace (meditation), onsite yoga/fitness room, backup dependent care

Mental health benefits


Volunteer in local community

- Company-organized volunteer events - Up to 40 Impact Hours per calendar year,that employees are encouraged to use to volunteer

Flexible work schedule

Employees are given the flexibility they need to accommodate personal needs as long as performance expectations and deliverables are met.

Open door policy

Down from our newest and most junior employees and all the way up to the CEO, we are particularly proud of our non-hierarchical culture and the openness, transparency and accessibility of our leaders

Open office floor plan

Each floor is open and yet divided into sub sections to help maintain a level of intimacy, and peppered with various rooms and spaces to allow for various moments of both collaboration and privacy.

Pair programming

Partners with nonprofits

Partner with many local organizations through our volunteering and philanthropy efforts, including CS NYC, Good Shepherd Services, Center for an Urban Future, and CodeNation among others.

Remote work program

While majority of our employees work from the office, we do make exceptions for remote workers as appropriate.

Team based strategic planning

Each year, each team builds out their Annual Operating Plan which helps drive Etsy's budget and strategy for the following year. It's a thorough and deep process where each team owns their plans.

OKR operational model

Teams are highly empowered here and operate with significant autonomy and high impact. Our cross-functional squads are accountable for KPIs that directly reflect the overall company growth goals.

Vacation + Time Off

Generous PTO

Employees who have worked up to 5 years with us have 20 PTO days per year, and those with more than 5 years service have 25 days off. We also provide 2 Floating days per year.

Paid volunteer time

Impact in society is a large part of our mission, and employees are eligible for (and encouraged to take) up to 40 Impact Hours per calendar year.

Paid holidays

10 paid holidays per year aligned with national holidays.

Paid sick days

If an employee is unwell, they deserve the time to focus on their recovery. Etsy offers unlimited sick time for our employees.


We believe that recharging is a vital part of success! After every 5 years of continued service with Etsy, employees have the option to take a 4 week paid leave.