Benefits Package

Health Insurance

COVERAGE PLAN AVAILABLE FOR FULL-TIME PERMANENT ASSOCIATES: Shop and office associates may elect to purchase health insurance through PRIME's group policy. Eligibility begins the Saturday following your first 30 days of employment; you must sign up within that period of time. Four options are available for associates to choose from: a PPO high option, a PPO low option, a high deductible health plan with HSA, and for Missouri only associates, a POS plan.

2018 Weekly Medical Rates - First-Year Associates
Associate Only64.68112.2657.6897.79
Associate + Spouse128.55218.53114.23189.91
Associate + Child(ren)122.16207.89108.56180.69
Associate + Family189.84320.47168.46278.27

2018 Weekly Medical Rates - Second-Year+ Associates
Associate Only24.8874.8422.1965.20
Associate + Spouse49.44145.6943.93126.61
Associate + Child(ren)46.99138.6041.76120.46
Associate + Family73.01213.6564.79185.51

See Group Health Insurance Summary for Additional Information

Availability of Summary Health Information

As an associate, the health benefits available to you represent a significant component of your compensation package. They also provide important protection for you and your family in the case of illness or injury. Your plan offers a series of health coverage options. Choosing a health coverage option is an important decision. To help you make an informed choice, your plan makes available a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) which summarizes important information about any health coverage option in a standard format to help you compare across options.

Summary of Benefits and Coverage

High PPO Plan | Low PPO Plan | POS Plan | HDHP Plan (Click to view) 

High PPO Summary | Low PPO Summary | POS Summary | HDHP Summary (Click to view) 

For a paper copy of any of the Summary of Benefits Coverage, please contact one of the Benefits Specialists.

Dental Coverage

Full-time permanent shop and office associates may elect to purchase coverage through Prime's policy.  Please check the plan for a detailed description of services.

2018 Weekly Dental Rates
Low OptionHigh Option
Associate Only2.654.45
Associate + Spouse5.318.93
Associate + Child(ren)7.0611.87
Associate + Family9.7016.30

Vision Insurance

Full-time permanent shop and office associates may elect to purchase VSP vision insurance through Prime’s policy.

Weekly Rate
Individual Associate$2.12
Associate & spouse$3.71
Associate & child(ren)$4.03
Associate & family$6.15

Life Insurance

Life insurance coverage ($15,000, plus $15,000 accidental death/dismemberment benefit) is available to associates at 70¢ per week the first year, thereafter 47¢ per week.

Additional voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, STD, LTD, & Life Insurance are made available to associates for review & select if desired.

Vacation Policy

All full-time, permanent Prime non-driving associates are eligible for vacation. Vacation begins accruing from hire date as follows: 1/2 day per month up to 5 days. After the first anniversary is reached, vacation will be applied annually at anniversary date as follows:

  • 1 week after 1 year
  • 2 weeks after 3 years
  • 3 weeks after 5 years
  • 4 weeks after 10 years

Note: Unused vacation (to a maximum of 5 days) may be carried over for 6 months into the next year or 'sold back' if you are unable to schedule time off. Because we have trucks operating nationwide 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, our offices must be manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; and benefits such as holidays and vacation must be planned and scheduled ahead. Accrued paid time off will be paid at your base rate of pay. 



PRIME OBSERVES THE 6 STANDARD HOLIDAYS AS FOLLOWS: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. If you are required to work one of these holidays, compensation will be based on departmental policy for your classification. Note: Holiday pay is subject to an initial 30-day waiting period.

Sick Pay

All associates begin to accumulate at the rate of 1/2 day per month, to a maximum of 10 sick days, subject to a 3-day waiting period for hourly associates before the 1st Sick Leave Day can be available (salary associates not subject to 3-day waiting period), and a statement from your physician may be required as proof of illness.

Funeral Leave

FUNERAL LEAVE DUE TO A DEATH IN YOUR IMMEDIATE FAMILY: (Note: Immediate family members are considered to be: spouse, children, mother, father, brothers, sisters, father-in-law, mother-in-law, grandparents, grandchildren, or any person living in your home whom you legally support.) Associates are paid base wages for time missed, as follows;

  • Less than 6 Months: None
  • 6 Months to 2 Years: 1 Day
  • 2 to 5 Years: 2 Days
  • 5 Years or More: 3 Days

Tuition Reimbursement

Educational assistance is available (after completion of initial 6-month probationary employment period) for pre-approved courses which maintain or improve skills required to perform your current job duties. Please see Human Resources for reimbursement details and class/degree program approval.

Prime is happy to provide the Prime Success Scholars program to our driving and non-driving associates and their dependents. The program offers deep discounts off tuition as well as room and board to our associates and their dependents. Find out more here:

401k (Success Sharing) Plan

Prime’s 401k plan, with many investment choices, features variable profit sharing. Starting January of 2012, Prime will match $1 per $1 contributed up to 3% then 50¢ per $1 contributed on the next 2%. All 401k participants are immediately vested.
Note: Associates are eligible the 1st quarter after their 6 month anniversary. All inhouse associates and company drivers are eligible for this benefit. 

Fitness Facilities

Our Gymnasium in the Millennium Building in Springfield, Missouri, includes a full basketball court, cardio and weight-lifting equipment, and locker rooms. The gym is open 24/7 and available for use by associates and their immediate family. Personal trainers are also available for use by Prime associates at no cost.

The fitness facility at our Pittston, Pennsylvania location includes cardio and weightlifting equipment for use by associates and their immediate family.

Child Care Facilities

Full care and teaching facilities with indoor and outdoor play areas are available in the Millennium Building in Springfield, Missouri, for pre-school children of Prime associates. Space has been included for older children when not in school. A full security system is built in.

For additional information, feel free to contact Benefits Specialists Brandyn Mallard or Trish Robey in Human Resources.

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