athletic woman with arms over-head and stretchingShire recognizes the importance of being able to provide our employees and their families with quality benefits as a part of their overall total rewards package. Therefore, Shire has developed a comprehensive benefits package that helps employees and their family members be well and take care, plan for their futures, plan for emergencies and manage the demands of work and home.

Shire provides a range of benefit programs that may vary by country and location, but generally include:

  • Retirement
  • Risk Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Programs

Benefits for US employees include:

  • Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits
  • Dental/Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts & Commuter Benefits
  • Employer Provided Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401(k)
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Will Preparation Program
  • Employee Referrals
  • Back-Up Child Care

Additional details about Shire’s US Benefits may be viewed here.

Our Commitment to Veterans

As a company, we are proud and grateful to employ military veterans and thank them for their contributions to our company and our country. See where your military experience can play a role at Shire clicking here to translate your military skills into Shire opportunities.


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Our approach to Responsibility is fundamental to our success and our ability to help people with life-altering conditions live better lives.

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Shire earns top Newsweek Green Ranking

Shire is ranked the #1 "greenest" company in the world by Newsweek.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire is an equal opportunity employer. Shire evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call +1-484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.