U.S. Companies Offering Work-Life Flexibility Programs

Proof Point

U.S. companies with work-life flexibility programs in PwC study increased from 2013 to 2018, with flexible work schedule as most offered option

U.S. Companies Offering Work-Life Flexibility Programs

2013 – 2018 (percentage)

Note: Data from PwC Health & Well-Being Touchstone Survey of 788 (2017) and 900 (2018) employers across all employee base sizes from United States representing 37 industries

Proof Point Findings

  • Work-Life Flexibility Programs – Arrangement between employer and employee on suitable working conditions to better meet both business and individual needs
  • Balanced Work Schedule – Open work hours (75%) most offered flexible work-life program in 2018, growing 39 percentage points from 2013, followed by telecommuting or remote work options (66%) and reduced hours (51%)
  • Increased Programs Uptake – All flexible work programs increased significantly from 2017 indicating more companies are recognizing its importance in attracting and retaining talent
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include increasing return on employee health and well-being investment, growing preference for work-life balance, and rising value for intangible work compensation and benefits (e.g. medical plans, unlimited sick days)

Market Disruption




Date Last Updated

March 21, 2019

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