Benefits


Interested in a career at Cree? We offer a full suite of benefits and rewards personalized to your role. Find out what to expect, from competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and health and wellness programs to a collaborative environment differentiated by recognition programs, unique support systems, long-term development opportunities and meaningful work.

Performance Based Compensation

Our people are our most valued asset, and competitive compensation is just the first step in demonstrating our commitment to you.

Annual Bonus

We continually reward your passionate efforts to raise the bottom line. All employees receive an annual bonus based on Cree’s financial performance.

Referral Bonus

Help us find the right fit to grow our team, and become eligible for an employee referral bonus.

401(k) Match

Our financial planning programs help you feel confident about your retirement. We offer matching contributions to your 401(k) saving plan.

Employee Stock
Purchase Plan

Want to diversify your financial portfolio? Employees have the option to purchase shares of Cree stock at a discounted rate.

On-site Cafe (Durham)

Our award-winning café serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Weekly menus include specialty dishes, made-to-order pizzas and sandwiches, soup and salad bar, sushi, fountain and espresso drinks and much more.

On-site Fitness Center

Our Durham, NC headquarter's fitness center includes a basketball gym, running track, racquetball courts and weight room. Join fitness programs or meet up for scheduled group exercise. Facilities are open to your spouse and dependents.

Award-Winning Wellness Program

Join interactive workshops and work one-on-one with wellness coaches to design personalized fitness goals that match your lifestyle. Earn Wellness Program participation incentive dollars for your HSA or HRA.

On-site Physical Therapist

Our on-site physical therapist provides upper and lower extremity orthopedic services.

Ergonomic Evaluation

Receive personalized recommendations, such as custom workstation arrangements and standing desks, from our on-staff specialist.

Health Benefits

We offer flexible heath and insurance programs to suit your needs. You'll find Dental and Vision coverage as well as options for Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Reimbursement Accounts.

Life Insurance

We offer a variety of life insurance options for you and your dependents. Need help navigating the choices? On-staff benefits specialists can guide you.

Family Care

Set aside pre-tax money for childcare support through our family care program.

Leave of Absence
& Disability Coverage

Our policies cover unexpected time away. Simply meet certain eligibility requirements and receive paid short- and long-term disability.

9 Paid Holidays

We love to innovate, but we also know it’s important to take a break from breakthroughs.

Vacation

Accrue paid time off (PTO) throughout the year and use it when you’re ready.

Educational Assistance

Receive tuition reimbursement for job- and company-related courses and degrees.

Training & Development

We offer on- and off-site learning opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attend regular training sessions for leadership development and effectiveness.

Internal Promotion

Grow your career with opportunities for advancement and internal movement.

EV Charging Stations

Thanks to our SiC components, EV usage is accelerating worldwide. Take advantage of electric vehicle charging stations at our Durham, NC headquarters.

Sustainability Programs

Our sustainability team engages in a wide variety of programs and actions that responsibly manage our environmental, social and economic impacts. Find out more here.

Employee Assistance Programs

We fund programs that provide personal assistance through access to resources and confidential counseling, at no cost to you.

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