U.S. Employers Offering Health and Wellness Programs

Proof Point

At least one-fourth of U.S. employers in PwC study offer comprehensive health and wellness programs to employees in 2018, led by employee assistance programs

U.S. Employers Offering Health and Wellness Programs

2018 (percentage)

Note: Data from PwC's 2018 Health & Well-Being Touchstone Survey of 900 employers across all employee base sizes from United States representing 37 industries

Proof Point Findings

  • Health and Wellness Programs – Company-sponsored activities, seminars and screenings designed to help employees improve overall health
  • Prevalent Employee Assistance – Employee assistance most offered wellness program at 98% in 2018, according to PwC survey
  • Smoking Program Growth – Tobacco cessation program offered by 83% of U.S. employers in 2018, increasing by ten percentage points from 2017
  • Uninterested Companies – More than half of companies are not interested in offering spiritual well-being program (53%) and executive health exam (55%) in 2018
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include increasing return on employee health and well-being investment, growing preference for healthier lifestyle, and rising value for intangible work compensation and benefits (e.g. medical plans, unlimited sick days)

Market Disruption




Date Last Updated

March 25, 2019

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