Radio Flyer

Radio Flyer

Chicago, IL
85 Total Employees
85 Local Employees
Year Founded: 1917

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Benefits at Radio Flyer

Financial + Retirement


We offer a 401(k) benefit to all Flyers.

401(K) matching

50% company match of up to 6% of Flyer 401(k) contributions.

Child Care + Parental Leave

Adoption Assistance

Our adoption assistance program offers Flyers reimbursement up to $5,000 per child once adoption is final.

Company sponsored family events

We celebrate our heritage at an annual Anniversary Backyard BBQ. Flyers and their families enjoy a pig roast, fun nostalgic games, and of course, Radio Flyer products for littles ones to ride!

Family medical leave

Generous parental leave

Flyers can take up to 16 weeks of parental leave and up to 4 weeks of transition time for parents returning to work following leave on a reduced schedule.

Return-to-work program post parental leave

Office Perks

Commuter benefits

We offer a pre-tax commuter benefit as well as a $300 bike to work reimbursement.

Company-sponsored outings

Flyers collaborate and bond at our annual Strategy & Goals meeting through Goals alignment, fun team-building games (incorporating our products!), and an offsite evening out for Flyers and a guest.

Fitness stipend

Radio Flyer offers a $300 annual Wellness Reimbursement for all fitness and wellness related expenses.

Free daily meals

Radio Flyer has our very own Farmer's Fridge onsite and Flyers recieve a free $5 daily credit to use at the fridge. This covers most, if not all of the cost of healthy breakfasts, salads, and snacks!

Company-sponsored happy hours

Our Social Committee creates Social Hour events throughout the year, often with fun themes like Wine Wednesday and BYOB (bring your own boardgame). Our backyard is the perfect spot to socialize!

Onsite gym

Onsite office parking

We offer gated parking for Flyers within the Radio Flyer campus.

Recreational clubs

Our Wellness Committee sponsors intramural leagues such as softball and kickball, and Flyers can use their annuall Wellness Reimbursement for Radio Flyer to cover 50% of the cost to participate.

Some meals provided

Flyers enjoy monthly catered lunches following our all-company meetings.

Home-office stipend for remote employees

Flyers recieved $1,500 cash to use toward home office setup and remote work expenses.

Professional Development

Customized development tracks

Job training & conferences

Our professional development program, Wagon U, includes a robust curriculum for new Flyers, emerging managers, and leaders. We foster growth through all-company trainings annually and include interns.

Mentorship program

New Flyers are paired with a Welcome Buddy who takes them under their wing as they launch their career with us. In addition, managers serve as mentors and support their teams' growth.

Promote from within

Lunch and learns

Radio Flyer hosts Lunch & Learns led by our 9 Committees. We also host 3 Community Conversations annually focusing on diversity-related topics or groups.

Continuing education available during work hours

We value lifelong learning and through our Wagon U program, we deliver over 1,000 hours of training to Flyers each year!

Tuition reimbursement

Radio Flyer offers $5,250 of tuition reimbursement annually for Flyers participating in a college or university program or professional certification program.


Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff

Diversity manifesto

Mandated unconscious bias training

As part of Radio Flyer's professional development program, Wagon U, all Flyers and Interns complete an Awareness & Appreciation of Differences course to recognize unconscious bias and microagressions.

Diversity employee resource groups

Our Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee's Advisory board advises the Committee throughout the year. We also have a parent panel to support working parents.

Hiring practices that promote diversity

We follow the Who Process to ensure objectivity throughout the selection process. Partnerships with HBCUs and local organizations support our commitment to creating pipelines for recruitment.

Health Insurance + Wellness

Dental insurance

We offer competitive dental plan options including a FREE option.

Disability insurance

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance benefits are offered to Flyers who cannot work due to a non-work-related accident or illness.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

We offer a HSA medical plan option with coverage ranging from Employee to Employee + family, and provide a $500/$1000 employer contribution.

Health insurance

Every Flyer can choose from 3 medical insurance plans including a FREE option. We offer a zero-cost HMO coverage plan 100% paid by Radio Flyer. We also offer PPO and HSA options.

Life insurance

We offer FREE life insurance, and voluntary supplemental life insurance is also available.

Pet insurance

We partner with FIGO to provide coverage for your dog or cat for all accidents and illnesses, specialist treatments, prescription medications, hereditary and chronic conditions, and beyond.

Team workouts

Our Wellness Committee organizes events and initiatives annually, including "Flyer Field Days," intramural leagues, and the Flyer-favorite Summer Active Challenge,

Vision insurance

We offer competitive, voluntary vision coverage.

Wellness programs

We support wellness through a holistic approach and range of benefits, including $300 annual Wellness Reimbursement, $300 bike to work benefit, FREE onsite wellness assessments/flu shots, and more.

Mental health benefits

We promote a healthy wellbeing through a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program, FREE yoga classes, Mindfulness Meditation Series, a backyard nature path for wellness walks and Wellness Room for privacy.


Volunteer in local community

The SMILESquad Committee organizes internal volunteer initiatives & donation drives for Flyers, and all Flyers recieve 3 Paid Days Off to Volunteer each year.

Flexible work schedule

Flyers have the option to flex their schedule outside of our core hours of 8am-5pm, and are able to work a compressed schedule in the summer for half-day Fridays or every other Friday off.

Open door policy

Open office floor plan

Partners with nonprofits

Radio Flyer partners with amazing organizations locally and nationally. A Flyer-favorite partnership is KaBOOM!, where the team builds playgrounds in Chicago neighborhoods needing a safe place to play

Remote work program

Depending on the needs of the business, Flyers may work remotely on Mondays and Fridays.

Team based strategic planning

OKR operational model

Vacation + Time Off

Generous PTO

Radio Flyer offers annual vacation time that increases with years of service. Flyers may also purchase additional vacation days up to 5 days annually for additonal time off.

Paid volunteer time

Radio Flyer offers 3 days of paid time off to Volunteer each year. Our Smile Squad Committee creates monthly Smile Days for Flyers to sign up and volunteer with organizations across Chicagoland.

Paid holidays

Paid sick days

Flyers recieve 60 hours of sick time and unplanned personal time annually, and can use this for emergencies, care for themselves and others, or any other unplanned reason.