2.3 of 5 91 reviews
Bellevue, WA
1000 to 5000 Employees
Company - Public (SYA)
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Symetra Financial seeks a symmetrical balance of work, retirement, and life insurance products. The holding company's subsidiaries offer life insurance, annuities, retirement plans, health insurance, and employee benefit plans to some 3 million customers throughout the US. Its workplace products include such goodies as medical stop-loss insurance, disability insurance and group annuities. These products are distributed...More

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We're not exactly new kids on the block.

Symetra’s been around for more than 50 years. We’re experienced, stable, financially strong—just what you need from an insurance company. But there’s more to us than that. We’re a company on the rise. Energetic, growing, transparent. A company passionately committed to making things a little easier—a little clearer—in an industry known for its complexity.


Retirement  Helping individuals save for the future and retire with income that can't be outlived.

Benefits. Helping businesses manage healthcare costs and attract and retain quality employees.

Life. Helping families protect their financial future.

We do it all through a national network of benefit consultants, financial institutions and independent financial professionals.
  • 1.8 million customers
  • 1,100 employees
  • 300 charitable organizations supported in 2011

Working at Symetra

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Employees are “Dissatisfied”   91 ratings


37% Approve of the CEO   51 ratings

Symetra President, CEO, and Director Thomas M. (Tom) Marra

Thomas M. (Tom) Marra

President, CEO, and Director

This is a good place to work. The people are friendly, good work/life balance, and the location is great.

 Current Senior Accountant in Bellevue, WA (US)

Pros: Location is great and good work/life balance. I expected the benefits to be a little better but with all the change I think they are comparable. Full Review

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IT Intern at Symetra (student candidate)

Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Mar 2014 Reviewed last week New

Interview Details Applied both on campus and online. Brief phone interview and an on campus interview with two current Symetra employees. The interview was more so a conversation. Very relaxed and easy going. Then there was an online technical test. Hard to say how much emphasis they place on it, since I don't know…Full Interview

Interview Question:
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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2010

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