Work at CTA

Benefits

Benefit Programs Supporting a Work-Life Balance

Recognizing that a healthy work-life balance is one of the best investments we can make in our staff, we are proud of the benefits below aimed at supporting a manageable balance.

Mortgage Assistance Program
We offer employees up to $25,000 in a forgivable loan for the purchase of a primary residence within a five-mile commute of the office.  

Flexible Work Arrangements
Employees may work with their supervisors to adjust their work hours if needed.  Additionally, CTA offers a telework option for full-time staff, allowing them to work from home one day a week.

Summer Hours
Staff start their weekends early on Fridays from Memorial Day through Labor Day with early dismissal at 1 PM.

Employee Health and Wellness Program
We offer staff access to our on-site exercise facility, open 24 hours a day with on-site boot camp, yoga and strength training classes free to staff.

Benefit Programs Supporting Financial Wellness

Annual Incentive Compensation
All full-time employees are eligible for an annual bonus based on a percentage of the employee’s base salary.

401(k) Salary Deferral Plan
CTA matches six percent of the employee’s contribution, and staff are 100 percent vested after only one year of employment.

Tuition Assistance Program
Employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement of up to 75 percent or $5,250 per year. Additionally, we pay up to $150 towards existing student loans.

Public and Alternative Transportation Benefits
Staff receive up to $260 per month in public transportation fare or vouchers. Discounted parking is available for employees who choose to drive.

Broadband Reimbursement
Employees are eligible for 50 percent broadband reimbursement.

Professional and Career Development
CTA offers professional development opportunities, including in-house and off-site training, to full-time staff.

Learn more about CTA's comprehensive benefits package. (PDF)