Benefits And Perks

Sunset over Snowmass

Aspen Skiing Company offers one of the most competitive compensation and benefits packages in the industry. Insurance, ski passes, employee stay programs at hotels, and beyond—there are many reasons employees come for a season and stay for longer. The majority of the listed benefits below apply to all Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, and hospitality branded jobs.

Health & Wellness

  • Affordable Health Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Vacation, Personal and Parental Leave
  • 401K with Aspen Skiing Company matches
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance and Pet Insurance options
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Mind, Body, Spirit Wellness Program

Ski & Snowboard

  • A free Aspen Snowmass ski pass; good for Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass and summer gondola rides
  • Dependent Aspen Snowmass ski passes (full-time employees only)
  • Discounted and Complimentary lift tickets for friends and family (Second season employees)
  • Complimentary skiing and snowboarding clinics at Aspen Snowmass
  • Ski The Mountain Collective: Visit any Mountain Collective pass mountain for 50% off lift tickets. No blackout dates, valid through each resorts entire season.
  • IKON Pass: Visit most IKON resorts for 50% off lift tickets. No blackout dates, valid through each resorts entire season.

Bike & Summer

  • A free Aspen Snowmass lift pass, good for bike haulage
  • Complimentary passes to experience other participating resorts bike parks
  • Discounted bike clinics
  • Complimentary gondola access on Aspen and Snowmass

Gear & Apparel

  • Discounts off at all Aspen Skiing Company Rental Retail stores
    • Rental purchase discounts starting at 20% off
    • Plus more on select items (logo product, accessories, goggles and helmets)
    • 50% off ski and snowboard rentals
    • 50% off gold tunes
    • 30% off bike rentals
  • Membership to Pro deal sites
    • Expert Voice
    • Outdoor Prolink
    • Obermeyer
    • Helly Hansen
    • Klean Kanteen
    • Outdoorly
    • And others

Food & Beverage

  • Food and beverage discounts at The Little Nell and Limelight Hotels
  • Aspen Skiing Company on Mountain Dining restaurant discounts
    • 40% off while working


  • Employees and their family or friends are eligible for discounts on room rates at Aspen Skiing Company owned properties
  • Employee Stay Program – Reservable 2 free nights per year at either The Little Nell or Limelight Hotels after one year as a full-time employee or after two years as a full-time seasonal employee


  • Reservable free ski pass to any Colorado Ski Country member mountain
  • Discounts at local businesses
  • Local transport subsidies
    • 60% off RFTA – Roaring Fork Transportation Authority - bus passes
    • Commuter raffle program

Total Rewards Strategy

Aspen Skiing Company’s goal is to lead the market not only in pay, but in benefits as well.

Employer Pays
Pay rate: $20/hour x 2080 hours$41,600.00
Social Security & Medicare Tax$3,173.91
State Unemployment Tax$173.49
Medical (Family Coverage)$18,928.56
Life Insurance and AD&D
401k Contribution$2,489.76
Ski Pass (Family of 4)$4,318.00
Comp Tickets
Discount Tickets
Total Compensation Value$58,817.77
Table 1. Example of a Total Rewards Package at Aspen Skiing Company

If you want more detail on your specific situation, click here to view a summary overview of the health and wellness benefits offered at Aspen Skiing Company, The Little Nell and Limelight Hotels.
Please note this is a general list of the benefits available, which could change. Some restrictions and/or waiting periods may apply. For the most current benefits, contact your Talent Acquisitions Manager or HR Representative.