Rust-Oleum Benefits

Rust-Oleum Employee Benefits

At Rust-Oleum, we understand that life is about so much more than work—and work is about more than a paycheck. We are committed to helping our associates get the most out of life. Here’s a look at some of the extras we offer. 


Get a head start on all kinds of projects and opportunities, big and small. 

Product Discounts
Take advantage of our generous employee discount on all Rust-Oleum products—and start checking off that to-do list at home.

Tuition Reimbursement
On top of ongoing training & education we offer through Rust-Oleum University, we cover 100% of your tuition costs for any approved courses you take at an accredited institution.

Family Perks

We’re happy to be here for the needs of your family.

Adoption Benefits
We offer a $5,000 benefit each time you choose to expand your family through adoption .

We award several college scholarships each year to top-performing graduates from Rust-Oleum families.

Maternity Leave

Health & Wellness

We provide outstanding health and medical benefits—for just you or your entire family. 

Medical Insurance
Enjoy affordable rates and quality coverage.  Choose from an 80/20 or 90/10 coinsurance plan.  (Most locations have Aetna, but NJ and CA and Testors have UHC)

Dental Insurance 
Provided automatically  with our medical insurance, this plan covers routine care, major restorative care and orthodontia. 

Vision Wellness Program
Get periodic eye exams and prescription eyewear at reduced costs.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
You can contribute as much as $2,500 of your earnings per year (pre-taxes) to a medical FSA and as much as $5,000 more to a dependent FSA. 

Disability Pay
You are automatically eligible to receive short-term disability pay while in recovery from an injury or illness, and you can apply to extend that to long-term coverage after six months of leave.

Work-Life Resources

We offer a range of prepaid , confidential counseling options for associates and their families who may need extra support with stress, family, substance abuse or other life issues.  In addition, our EAP offers expert financial and legal counseling and information and referrals to help with elder care, pet care, event planning and other needs.

Personal Time

We encourage our employees to enjoy every last bit of their paid time off . 

You’ll start earning vacation the day you arrive and can take your first vacation day after just one month on the job. It keeps building from there!

Enjoy nine major holidays per year including the day after Thanksgiving and one floating holiday of your choice. 

Day of Caring
As part of our RO Cares program, take one day every year to work for someone else—by volunteering with a charity you believe in. Tell them Rust-Oleum sent you! 

Work Life Balance

Getting the job done well matters a lot more to us than worrying about a long list of rigid rules.

Business Casual Attire
Our approach to work and dress codes are pretty much the same: Always professional, never stuffy. 

Flexible Work Schedules
Many jobs at Rust-Oleum offer you the opportunity to adjust your work hours to fit your current season of life. 

Summer Hours (Corporate office)


Wealth Building

A biweekly paycheck isn’t the only way to earn money at Rust-Oleum. 

401(k) Savings Plan
We provide matching contributions of up to four percent of your annual income. 

Pension Plan
We want our employees to stick around, which is why we will automatically vest you into our pension benefits after five years of service.

Stock Plan
Grow and succeed right along with us by purchasing corporate stock through convenient payroll deductions.