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Your rewarding compensation at TELUS

TELUS’ compensation philosophy recognizes how your strong performance makes TELUS successful. You can benefit from a vibrant, flexible and engaging rewards package that spans everything from your salary, profit sharing, long-term incentives and a share purchase program, to generous leave and retirement plans as well as our array of health and wellness programs.  Together, our total rewards offering for team members delivers on our brand promise – the future is friendly®.


Base compensation

TELUS offers competitive base salaries, which team members have the opportunity of enhancing through our pay-for-performance programs.


Performance bonus programs

TELUS team members have a range of opportunities to enhance their overall compensation based on their personal performance and contributions to our growth as well as our corporate results.  A key part of this is sharing in our company’s success through a variety of performance bonus programs.


Medium and long-term incentives

High-performing and high-potential team members can also benefit from both medium and long-term incentive programs that include Restricted Stock Units and Stock Options.


TELUS team member share purchase plan

You have the opportunity to purchase TELUS common shares through regular payroll deductions and benefit from a generous company match.


Time off and leaves of absence

In addition to regular vacation, TELUS team members also enjoy access to personal well being days and supportive personal leave programs such as compassionate care leave, parental and maternity leave, military leave and personal leaves of absence.


Flexible health benefits

TELUS recognizes that your needs, and those of your family, are unique and that they change over time. TELUS’ flexible health benefits plan allows you to choose the type of coverage that is right for you each year in a variety of areas including:

  • Extended Health
  • Dental
  • Health Spending Account
  • Life and Accident insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • Life Balance Account, with the option to use it for topping up your Health Spending Account or TELUS group RRSPs


Healthy Living

Supporting the health and well-being of our team members is a key part of our culture at TELUS.  Our wide range of Healthy Living programs inspire and enable you to lead a healthy lifestyle and prevent chronic illness. They include:

  • Classes and services, such as yoga, cardio, massage therapy and acupuncture, in our onsite fitness and wellness centres
  • Active living challenges, nutritional webinars and discounts to leading fitness centres across the country
  • Healthy Measures clinics where registered nurses measure body mass index and provide blood pressure checks, cholesterol and glucose tests
  • Health and wellness support, such as smoking cessation and nutritional counseling
  • Mental health support, such as confidential in-person, phone and online counseling
  • Healthy food choices and nutritional information in our cafeterias


Retirement savings

Our total rewards also offer you significant retirement planning opportunities:

  • Pension plan contributions with generous company match
  • Voluntary group RRSP participation
  • Opportunity to contribute from your performance bonus to your group RRSP



Great recognition is timely, specific and sincere. From a simple card to an allocation of points allowing you to choose from a variety of gifts, our recognition programs celebrate your contributions while giving you the flexibility to choose how you want to celebrate them for yourself.


TELUS product and service discounts

At TELUS, you are our most powerful ambassadors and we recognize that by providing you with compelling discounts on our products and services, including:

  • Wireless handheld devices and heavily discounted rate plans
  • TELUS future-friendly home services, including Optik TV, Internet and home phone
  • TELUS team web store, where team members, as well as their friends and family can purchase products and devices at a discounted price


Flexible work

Finding the right work-life flexibility for you can make a difference in how you approach your career. Find out more about our Flexible work options.


Perks from our Partners

We all love perks. As a TELUS team member, you can also benefit from those unique offers and discounts from big brand name companies and local shops, restaurants and service providers near home or work thanks to the partnership TELUS has established with Work Perks by Venngo.

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