collage of headshots of people who could be employees of a company “Census respondents point most frequently to retirement savings opportunities, paid time off, and comprehensive health care and prescription medicine coverage,” the survey authors wrote. “All those benefits make it easier to manage through future economic disruptions.” (Photo: Shutterstock)

While some employee and government benefits such as more robust health care plans were universally prioritized, workers of various income brackets each have differing views on what benefits are most important to them and their family, a recent Prudential survey found.

Prudential’s 2020 Financial Wellness Census — which polled 3,000 adults in the United States across various generations in May — found that more affluent workers see retirement benefits as the most important employer benefit while lower-income workers put more value in other offerings such as mental health benefits and greater paid family leave.

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