Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley: Essentials and Extras That Make a Difference

We support our employees and their families at every point along their work-life journey, offering some of the most attractive and comprehensive employee benefits and perks in the industry. Explore what makes Morgan Stanley an ideal place to build your career.

Working At Morgan Stanley: Our Benefits and Perks


At Morgan Stanley, our employees are our strongest asset, and we recognize their value. Join our team and you'll find wide-ranging mentorships and management support from your first day with the firm—and continued career development programs and networks to nurture your career:

• Tuition and licensing reimbursement, plus discounts on graduate-school test prep (GREs, GMATs, LSATs, etc.)

• Online courses from industry leaders and access to the Harvard Business Review

• 10,000+ LinkedIn Learning educational videos on business and career-related topics

• Employee networking groups that promote diversity and career development 


We offer a range of top-quality health care options, including medical, vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, along with flexible spending and health savings accounts. We also care about your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing and provide additional high-value programs, many at no cost, to you and your family:  

• Free membership to One Medical, a national primary care practice that delivers exceptional in-person and virtual care for adults and children of all ages 

• Expert medical second opinions for you and your extended family, including your adult children and grandchildren, parents, grandparents and in‑laws

• Benefits advocates who can help you find quality doctors, schedule appointments, handle billing and claims issues, and coordinate complex medical situations for you and your extended family

• 16 free, confidential sessions per year with a mental health therapist or coach for you and your dependents, as well as access to physicians who can prescribe and manage mental health medications

• Free access to Headspace, a leading mindfulness and meditation app

• Benefits coverage and personalized support for serious and/or chronic medical conditions, such as cancer and diabetes

• Onsite health centers, counselors, physical therapists and fitness centers (select locations)

• Comprehensive programs to support gender affirmation transitions, including surgery, hormone therapy, facial augmentation and voice therapy, as well as legal name changes and hospital insurance. 

• Subsidized memberships at thousands of gyms and studios globally, including The Bar Method, Barry's, Blink, Crunch, Equinox, Life Time, SoulCycle and lots more—along with virtual fitness classes and wellness apps and programming



An employee stock purchase program, 401(k) retirement savings, 529 plans with a company match, IRAs? Check, check, check and check. You'll also find a variety of ways to save money, invest and protect your assets at Morgan Stanley: 

•  Student loan refinancing for you, your family and friends

•  Full portfolio of investment products and services 

•  Employee offers on cash management, securities-based loans and home financing solutions with options for each stage of your life

•  Financial wellness resources

•  Affordable access to legal services for employees and their parents, including wills and trusts; real estate; elder law; family, small claims or family court; adoption and surrogacy; and immigration

•  Salary continuation if you’re unable to work because of illness or injury

•   Insurance plans: life, accident, auto, homeowners and renters, group personal excess liability (umbrella), critical illness, hospital, identity theft, and even pet insurance, along with discounts on human medications your pets may take


Family matters at Morgan Stanley. Whether you're welcoming a new addition, watching your children grow or caring for aging parents, there’s support:

•  4 weeks of paid leave to care for a seriously ill family member

•  Generous paid parental leave (16 weeks for all parents, plus 6 to 8 additional weeks of medical leave following preganancy)—as well as lactation rooms, breast-milk shipping and a silver baby spoon engraved with your child's name

•  Dependent day care flexible spending accounts to help defray the cost of preschool, before- or after-school programs, child care and summer camp

•  A $75,000 maximum family building benefit to assist employees with the cost of adoption, surrogacy and fertility treatments—including IVF and egg- and sperm-freezing and 12 months of storage

•  Subsidized backup care for children and adults, plus discounts on and help finding child care, preschools, tutors, learning pod instructors, enrichment programming and summer camps and parental coaching, including a family support concierge for individual guidance

•  Free college admissions support program, including the review of your child’s application by former admissions and financial aid counselors 

•  Elder care planning services

•  Resources and counseling for children, including those with special needs or development challenges

•  Prescription drug discounts for family and friends without insurance


At Morgan Stanley, we make it clear what we stand for and make it easy for our employees to support the core beliefs that define us as a firm. Here's what we offer:

• Opportunities to support the charities that matter to you through our employee volunteer programs

• Corporate match for charitable donations

• A commitment to sustainability and diversity, through both our work practices and our investing principles


We haven't forgotten about the fun stuff. As a Morgan Stanley employee, you'll enjoy hundreds of perks:

•  Deals on a range of consumer products and services, from cars to computers, electronics and cell phone plans to clothing, automobiles, travel and much more

•  Free admissions to some 50 leading museums, as well as discounted movie, theater, sports and amusement park tickets

•  Savings on your commute, including public transit, parking and even ride-sharing apps