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Because our employees and cast members are at the heart of everything we do, Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, educational opportunities and more. Together, these rewards make up a comprehensive package that helps our employees and cast members live their best life, grow personally and professionally and take advantage of the special extras that only Disney can provide.

Career Development

Career Development

Career Development

We support growth and development for all our employees & cast through online learning tools and programs designed to foster inclusion.

Career Development

Community Involvement

Community Involvement

We believe in giving back to the community and you'll find opportunities to volunteer through Disney VoluntEARS.

Career Development

Commuter Assistance

Commuter Assistance

The Disney Commuter Assistance program helps Disney employees and cast members find commuter resources, options, and incentives.

Career Development

Exclusive Discounts

Exclusive Discounts

Discounts are available at select hotels, dining, merchandise and recreation locations.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance and Wellbeing

Health Insurance and Wellbeing

Affordable health insurance options, such as medical, dental and vision coverage, may be available for full-time positions.

On-site Childcare

Childcare Options

Childcare Options

On-site, low-cost and back-up child care options are available at select work locations.

Paid Time Off

Paid Time Off

Paid Time Off

Vacation and sick leave are available for full-time positions. Vacation and personal holidays are accrued based on length of service, position and hours worked.

Retirement Programs

Retirement Programs

Retirement Programs

Retirement plans may be available for full-time and part-time positions.

Theme Park Admission

Theme Park Admission

Theme Park Admission

Complimentary theme park admission for full-time and part-time positions after two weeks of employment.

Career Development

Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance

Includes Educational reimbursement and Disney Aspire, which pays 100% tuition upfront at network schools for full-time and part-time hourly employees.

Career Development

Weekly Pay

Weekly Pay

Employees are paid on a weekly basis. Direct Deposit is an available option.

Wellness Programs

Wellness Programs

Wellness Programs

We offer on-site fitness classes in addition to a variety of health and wellness programs and seminars.

It takes a special kind of person to work at The Walt Disney Company. Through each and every one of us, The Walt Disney Company impacts the lives of people all over the world. The various experiences and perspectives of our employees and cast members contribute to the success of our many brands in a way no other company can match.

Eligibility for certain reward programs will vary based on your job status, work location and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Aspire Logos #DreamsWithinReach

As part of our educational opportunities, we’re investing in the futures of hourly employees and cast members with our eductational program, Disney Aspire. Through this program, we hope to foster passion through eductation, promote confidence, and help employees and cast members focus on what really matters – reaching their dreams.

“The moment that this program opened up, it was huge. It was a life changer.”

Laurel

“My educational goals are to be the first college graduate in my family. I want to start a tradition of every future generation obtaining a higher education.”

Ryan

“I have always believed that education is the key to opportunity – it opens doors and creates new possibilities.”

Bob IgerChairman & CEO

“Disney Aspire will enable employees and Cast Members to reach their educational goals and reach their career aspirations…all I can say is the sky’s the limit.”

Jayne ParkerSr. Executive VP & CHRO

“I would like for my children to be able to see that nothing is impossible and it is never too late to finish what you start.”

Cheryl

“I already had a lot of respect for the company, but the fact that Disney is willing to put out the money, effort and time to invest in me means the world – even the galaxy!”

Willy

100% of tuition paid upfront at Disney Aspire network schools. Books, materials and application fees are required for the program are also reimbursable.

Multiple education and degree options, including English language learning, high school equivalency, vocational training and higher education degrees among other options.

Flexibility with online enrollment, online learning and a choice of schools and programs.

Coaches that are available to guide cast members through the application and enrollment process and assist them along the way.

IMAGINE THE STORIES YOU COULD BE PART OF

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