Our Benefits

The Work Perks of Desert Financial


A better you means a stronger us. That’s why our best investment is the one we make in our people. Our Total Rewards package helps keep you and your family healthy, helps you plan for retirement, and helps you enjoy your life.

Sharing Success

At Desert Financial, we believe our employees are our most important asset. It’s the work they do to create exceptional experiences every day that drives our financial success — and our ability to share it with YOU. One of the biggest ways we share our success with you is through Work Perks!

We are proud to be known as one of the Valley’s Best Places to Work that offers a variety of Work Perks designed to make YOUR life better. With more than 70 perks, we are able to cover your health, wealth, growth, and life needs. Better yet, we strive to be an employer of choice and regularly look at new and innovative programs and benefits that enable you to be your best and get the most out of your career and your life.

To deliver the best Work Perks, we partner with providers committed to excellence, just as we are. Our Work Perks are organized into one of five categories for ease: Wealth, Growth, Health, Life, and Fun.

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Wealth Perks
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Competitive Salaries

We strive to meet market pay standards in every department.

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401K match

The money you contribute is matched by Desert Financial.

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Vacation and Sick Time Sell Back

For when you don’t need the time, but the money would be great.

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Performance-based Incentives

We reward you for your success!

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Vacation Time Rollover

Don’t worry about losing your vacation time, it’ll still be there for you.

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Financial Discounts

Discounts, credits, and/or perks in consumer accounts, consumer loans, mortgage loans, and credit cards.

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Professional Certification Reimbursement Program

We want to add to your credibility. Reimbursing certifications means investing in your career.

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Relationship Rewards

One of the primary ways we share success with our members is through our Relationship Rewards program. It rewards our members based on the depth of their relationships. When you choose Desert Financial as your financial partner, you can also benefit!

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Propel Financial Wellness Program

You have access to our custom financial wellness program designed to help you achieve your personal financial goals — and it’s completely free of charge!

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Cash for Kids' Extra-Curricular Activities

You can receive reimbursement of up to $250 (full-time team members) and $125 (part-time team members) per child per calendar year.

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Student Loans Repayment

Student Loan Repayment has been opened up to ALL team members who have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree.

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Bilingual Pay

If you are an eligible, non-exempt employee in a key member-facing and interacting role, you can get certified as bilingual with Desert Financial and earn more!

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Paid training

Funding your learning is just one of the ways we invest in our team members.

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Career Advancement

When you want to make a career move, we’ll support you every step of the way.

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Educational Assistance Benefits

Desert Financial believes in lifelong learning. We offer both paid tuition to ASU through our InvestED program and a student loan repayment program.

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Years of Service Program

We love to celebrate employee anniversaries! Each quarter we host a memorable luncheon with personalized yearbooks to recognize employee tenure and commitment to the organization.

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Spotlight Program Recognition Program

Saying thank you is part of our culture! Desert Financial hosts a social media intranet to recognize achievements. Different levels of recognition make each act feel special.

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Annual Employee Conference

Once a year, we close all locations to convene under one roof for a day of networking, learning, inspiration, and service. It’s a work day like no other!

Health Perks
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Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits

Our benefits offer full coverage for you and your family.

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Medical Loans

We offer medical loans when the unexpected happens.

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Your Own Virtual Benefits Counselor

Our interactive and easy-to-use online tool can help you figure out which Desert Financial benefits plans are going to be best for you and your family — all in about seven minutes or so!

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Health Advocate Program

We give you an ally and helping hand to find the right doctors and specialists, get appointments scheduled, receive answers for test results, treatments, and medication plans, negotiate payment arrangements and more!

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Health Savings Account (HSA)

We allow you to set aside money to pay for qualified, out-of-pocket medical expenses — and Desert Financial puts money into your account too!

Life Perks

*Only available at our Corporate office

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Paid Holidays

Covered employees are eligible for 11 paid holidays plus two floating holidays per year.

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Pet Discount Program

We love our pets at Desert Financial. Save on products and services with our member discount club.


Travel Reduction Program Incentives

Get paid $5/day for using an alternative mode of transportation such as carpool, bus, light rail, bike or walk.

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*Fitness Center

Workout at work with cardio machines, free/fixed weights, stretching area, and virtual on-demand classes available to all employees.

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Wellness means taking care of yourself. We offer exclusive discount pricing for the biggest brands in nutrition, fitness, and wellness.

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*Monthly Chair Massages

We believe self-care is important. Lower stress with free chair massages once a month.

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Maternity/Paternity Leave

Are you bringing a child into the world through birth or adoption? Congratulations! We give our moms and dads up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave. This is in addition to your benefits under FMLA!


Elder Care Leave

We now offer up to four weeks of Elder Care Leave annually.

Fun Perks

*Only available at our Corporate office


Community Involvement

Employees are awarded up to 16 paid volunteer time hours per year.

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Discounts for Entertainment

We offer exclusive tickets to movie theaters, museums, and attractions around the Valley.

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*The Hub

Taking a break? Join us at The Hub where you can enjoy couches and casual seating space, private phone rooms, a ping pong table, a foosball table, and a video game zone.

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*Unlimited Beverages

Share our success and fill your cup with free fountain drinks, coffee, and teas.

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*Food Truck Days

Calling all foodies! Food trucks are periodically brought to our corporate office for your enjoyment.

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Friends and Family Fun

Our friends and family are important parts of our lives, and we like to share the fun with them too through events like our Annual Day at the DBacks, Take Our Kids to Work Day, Take Our Parents to Work Day, and volunteer service opportunities!

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