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Support at every stage in your career and life.

Working at AbbVie is more than a job. It’s a career that grows with you. We invest in our people – through robust learning and development, meaningful benefits, and a commitment to creating an environment where everyone thrives.

What we offer

Compensation and benefits

AbbVie’s competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits are designed to attract, motivate, and retain the right talent.

  • Competitive base salary and incentives that are market driven and performance linked.
  • AbbVie Excellence Awards celebrate those who go above and beyond with recognition awards.
  • A generous Employee Referral Program.
  • An Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available to permanent employees with the option to purchase shares of AbbVie stock at a discount twice a year.
  • Service Awards to celebrate your tenure / anniversary milestones.
  • Recognition programs for significant life events by way of gift or contributions.
  • Salary Continuance and Funeral Insurance for employees up to 65 years old.
  • Life and Total Permanent Disability insurance for employees up to the age of 65 years old.

Flexible work and time off

At AbbVie, we understand that your needs and priorities outside of work change over time. We’re committed to supporting your diverse and evolving needs at every stage of your career. 

  • Workplace flexibility that varies based on role, such as part-time work and job sharing
  • Hybrid work arrangements for office-based employees. 
  • Three extra days of paid leave per year, in addition to statutory entitlements.
  • Two optional days of paid leave for volunteering per year, because it takes all of us to make an impact in our communities.

Access and equality

Our workforce is diverse, just like the people we serve. We make investments that empower our people and strengthen our partnerships. If you thrive as part of a team working to find the answers together — we’re ready for you. 

  • AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive workplace. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.
  • Our Equity, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Council puts amazing strategies in place to continue advancing our efforts across six different workstreams: Diverse Abilities, First Nations, Gender Equity, LGBTQIA+, Life Stages, and Racial & Cultural Inclusion.
  • AbbVie’s parental policy is inclusive of all types of families. It includes birth, adoption, surrogacy, long-term fostering, same-sex and de facto couples as well as extended family members who have primary care responsibility for the care of a child under 16 years of age. It also includes leave extended to those parents who experience traumatic events during or in anticipation of taking parental leave including stillbirth or death. Parental leave is available to both parents, regardless of gender.
  • We offer 16 weeks paid parental leave, in addition to providing superannuation contributions during the unpaid parental leave up to a maximum of 36 weeks.
  • AbbVie’s Employee Relief Program provides short-term assistance with basic living expenses in response to financial hardship.
  • The AbbVie Foundation offers scholarships in order to help children of employees achieve their full potential through post-secondary education.
  • Impact Through Inclusion Learning is our awareness course series that helps build cross-cultural effectiveness.

Work environment

Collaboration feels at home here. So can you. We foster an inclusive, supportive environment where you’re empowered to ask questions, think big and build on each other’s best ideas and where you can work alongside other bright, passionate minds, and find the answers together. 

  • Our flagship well-being program, Vitality, provides an extensive range of resources to support individual well-being journeys such as exercise, nutrition, and sleep.
  • Our confidential Employee Assistance Program is accessible any time via phone, website, email or messaging for services including counselling.
  • Best Doctors is a program available to employees and family members at no cost, in order to provide a second medical opinion, should you be faced with a significant mental or physical health diagnosis
  • In 2023, we've proudly achieved our 10th Great Place to Work certification in a row.

Career development

We’re at our best when we push ourselves to grow, try new skills, and have the courage to take risks. Aligning your interests with our imperatives as a business, you always have opportunities to step and reach higher ground.

  • Our Learn. Develop. Perform (LDP) site offers easily accessible, personalised development tailored to your interests.
  • Employees can learn about diverse topics from colleagues, external experts and AbbVie leaders during our weekly Development Fridays live sessions.
  • AbbVie’s Educational Assistance Program is available to eligible employees for courses with approved educational institutions at Diploma, Degree, Master, PhD or equivalent level.
  • We pair high performing, diverse talent with AbbVie senior leaders for one-on-one mentoring with our Executive Diversity Mentoring Program (EDMP).
  • Our two-year Executive Sponsorship program creates more pathways for talent of diverse backgrounds and experiences to be successful at AbbVie.
  • Leading at AbbVie is our cohort-based program that supports people leaders with the critical skills needed to successfully lead individuals and teams.