SparkFun Electronics Benefits Overview

SparkFun Electronics offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package, in addition to several perks. In regards to benefits, we offer medical, dental, and vision insurance. And, we offer a 401k match, disability, life insurance, and a flexible leave policy.

SparkFun offers many perks, including but not limited to a dog-friendly workplace, professional development opportunities, an on-site fitness center, lunch and learns, and internal classes to learn from fellow Funions! Flexible schedules are also available.


Volunteer in local community

SparkFun participates in local volunteer opportunities like building trails with Boulder County, general maintenance around Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center, etc.

Eat lunch together

Open door policy


Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

SparkFun employees can contribute up to $2,700 annually into their medical FSA. Dependent Care FSAs are also available.

Disability Insurance

SparkFun offers Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, fully paid for by the organization.

Dental Benefits

Our Dental coverage is offered through MetLife and Beta Dental.

Vision Benefits

The Vision Benefits are all administered by MetLife, backed by Vision Service Providers. We currently offer 4 plans to choose from.

Health Insurance Benefits

SparkFun's Health Insurance Benefits are administered by Cigna and we have 4 plans to choose from, ranging from a low-cost High Deductible Health plan to a cadillac PPO plan.

Life Insurance

Life insurance is equal to one times an employee's annual salary is is fully covered by the employer.

Onsite Gym

Retirement & Stock Options Benefits


SparkFun offers a traditional and a Roth 401(k) plan with a wide array of stocks, bonds, and index funds to choose from.

401(K) Matching

SparkFun offers a 401(k) matching plan managed by One America and SparkFun matches up to 5% of an employee's salary.

Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits

Flexible Work Schedule

Many SparkFun employees are able to work flexible schedules. While we want you in the office and working with your teams as much as possible, we understand that there is a work/life balance to manage.

Vacation & Time Off Benefits

Unlimited Vacation Policy

Paid Volunteer Time

Our employees receive 8 hours of paid volunteer time every year.

Paid Holidays

Perks & Discounts

Beer on Tap

Casual Dress

Commuter Benefits

SparkFun offers all employees an EcoPass through RTD.

Company Outings

SparkFun hosts lots of all-company events, including fancy holiday parties once a year, all company BBQs during the Summer, and departmental outings on a monthly basis.

Pet Friendly

SparkFun is very dog-friendly! Your furry pal can come to work once you've been with us for 6 weeks.

Fitness Subsidies

SparkFun offers onsite massage twice a week and yoga once a week plus up to $25 each month to use towards a external gym membership.

Professional Development Benefits

Lunch and learns

We offer lunch and learns once or twice a month where you can learn from other employees about their passions outside the office and also learn from external guest speakers.

Promote from within

Continuing Education stipend

SparkFun offers every employee $250 per year to use towards Continuing Education.

Additional Perks + Benefits

SparkFun is very proud of the culture our employees have built and continue to build on a daily basis. Our Core Values are People First, Accountability, Respect, Transparency, and Innovation and Quality. We thrive in an open door environment where all ideas and constructive feedback are welcome and encouraged.