Fifty-one percent of workers say their employers have added new benefits or increased their existing benefits over the past six months. The Harris Poll surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. workers for Fortune.
Improved dental and vision benefits were among the most commonly reported benefit expansions. Companies also added health and wellness stipends and options for permanent remote work.
As of December, benefit costs have risen 2.8% over the past 12 months, or 0.9% between the second and third quarter of 2021—a rate that’s been on a relatively steady upswing in recent years.