Be essential

IBM’s Purpose - to be essential - and our Values - dedication to every client’s success, innovation that matters and personal responsibility in all relationships, serve as the foundation of our culture and brand. It’s the “why” of IBM. As we enter a new era for our industry and our planet, our CEO has asked, “What will we make of this moment – as businesses, as individuals, as societies?”. Join us as we make the most of these exciting times and discover what you can make of this moment— you’ll be proud to call yourself an IBMer.

Women at IBM

Meet some of the inspiring IBM women who are making a difference right now.

Awards and Recognition

We’re one of the best workplaces in the world. But don’t just take our word for it.

The Bromont Plant

At IBM Bromont, we transform the world's most advanced semiconductors into state-of-the-art microelectronic components.

The Cognitive Era

A new era of technology, business and thinking. How is IBM leading this new era?


    IBM in Canada

"IBM lives at the intersection of technology and business. This enables us to change the way the world works, and to make investments that contribute to Canada’s future competitiveness and our society at large."

  - Dino Trevisani, President, IBM Canada Ltd.

IBM Compensation and Benefits

IBM's total compensation package ensures you are paid competitively for your performance, knowledge, and skills. In addition, our suite of benefits will give you peace of mind, ranging from flexible benefits, life insurance and pension to voluntary employee services programs.


IBM conducts annual salary surveys to ensure that employee salaries are competitive with comparable positions outside IBM. We reward our employees for business performance and individual performance through company wide profit sharing programs, applicable incentive plans, and awards programs. Rewards are based on employee innovation and actions that lead to improved business results and customer satisfaction.


IBM currently offers the following benefits:

  • Supplemental Health & Dental plan
  • Personal Emergency Travel Assistance Plan (Medi-Passport)
  • Group Life Insurance (Employee / Spouse/Partner / Children’s Life Insurance)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Personal and Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Care Spending Account (HCEA)
  • IBM Canada Retirement Plan - Defined Contribution (DC) Match Pension Plan
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Refund
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Purchase Plan
  • Vacation plus designated floater days
  • Discount for IBMers
  • Maternity Supplementary EI Benefit
  • Employees’ Charitable Fund (ECF) / Matching Grants
  • Workplace Flexibility/Mobility Program
  • Leave of Absence Programs

Giving Back to the Community

IBM believes that a company culture based on core values not only helps our business, but also defines the role that we can and should play in society.

Our programs involve global Responsibility, employee Initiations and local community outreach. IBM has developed a thoughtful, comprehensive approach to corporate citizenship that we believe aligns with IBM’s values and maximizes the impact we can make as a global enterprise. We focus on specific societal issues, including the environment, community economic development, education, health, literacy, language and culture.

Citizen IBM

Read the latest news about IBM’s citizenship programs and join the discussion about corporate responsibility.

Corporate Service Corps

Helping global communities solve critical problems while providing employee leadership development.