Washington University’s generous benefits support employees and region. The university provides free Metro passes to students and employees, which improves the air quality for all St. Louisans. Washington University also offers forgivable home loans to help with the purchase of a home in St. Louis neighborhoods through its housing assistance program, Live Near Your Work. Read how Live Near Your Work is helping to strengthen nearby neighborhoods.
As the region’s third largest employer, in 2018 Washington University spent some $1.855 billion on salaries and benefits. We also encourage lifelong learning and professional development by offering free and discounted classes to employees and their children. Read more about scholarships for contract employees.