Why Is Garmin a Great Place to Work?

Garmin is a place where you can put your passions into action. From test flights to training rides, there are so many ways to use our products every day while on the job. ​​​​​​​This gives us the opportunity to innovate and the chance to beat yesterday.

Some of the perks of working at Garmin include no dress code, referral bonuses, Garmin product discount, family friendly events and activities, birthday and holiday gift cards, and ample opportunities in our workplace to live an active lifestyle such as fitness classes and an onsite workout facility. We even cover entry fees for races from 5ks to marathons!

WORK AT A PLACE THAT FEELS LIKE FAMILY. We share a commitment to our customers — and each other — in and out of the office. Technology and innovation are essential components of our success, but so are collaboration and teamwork. A global viewpoint doesn't mean we can't still be on a first-name basis.

LIVE A FULL LIFE. Our associates are active and engaged. With more than 40 clubs, interest groups and associate networks active in corporate events, charitable volunteering and fundraising, diversity and inclusion programming, athletics and other recreational teams and clubs, there are many ways to get involved at Garmin.

EVERYONE BELONGS. We believe in appreciating our differences and celebrating the qualities we share. Collaboration doesn't mean just building great products — it's also about making connections.

FORBES DIVERSITY TOP 500. Garmin has been recognized by Forbes as a company that cultivates a welcoming and supportive culture.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION. We acknowledge the different experiences of our associates and seek to challenge conventional thinking, understand different perspectives and overcome bias.

"Our people are the most valuable asset we have, and our goal is to attract, develop and train the best and brightest from all walks of life and backgrounds. Diversity is an integral part of who we are as a company, and our success is a result of people with different backgrounds and experiences coming together to offer their best."
— Dr. Min Kao, Executive Chairman and Co-founder

GLOBAL COLLABORATION. Our global network of professionals works together to explore new ideas and bring a wide array of perspectives to the table.

EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GROUPS. Garmin associates are encouraged to share their life experiences and perspectives. Some of our employee resource groups include:

  • GPSVets
  • Women’s Business Forum
  • Emerging Professionals
  • LGBTQ+ Allies
  • Black EnterpRISE
  • Juntos

BENEFITS BENEFITS BENEFITS! No matter what stage you're at in your life or career, we offer benefits that help you and your family access medical care, save for the future and prepare for any number of life's surprises and milestones. These benefits include medical, dental and vision, 401K, employee stock purchase plan, PTO, scholarship, parent assistance, tuition reimbursement and much more! 

WE NEVER STOP LEARNING. We want our associates to contribute in meaningful ways throughout their careers at Garmin. That's why we offer opportunities to take on new challenges and learn new skills. These include access to the Garmin Learning Center, which provides courses and resources to assist with professional and skill development, a generous educational reimbursement program, and even financial reimbursement for costs associated with aviation ground school and pilot certification.

FOR THE HEALTH OF IT! This voluntary, company-wide program offers educational resources and creative programming to inspire and empower associates to take responsibility for their health and well-being.