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We know that “one size doesn’t fit all” so as an employee of Santos, you have the opportunity to tailor a variety of benefits that best fit you and your lifestyle.


Santos contributes 11% of base salary toward an employee’s superannuation fund. The Santos superannuation fund is an accumulation fund managed by Mercer Super Trust. This fund provides extremely competitive member fees and death and TPD insurance premiums, a wide range of investment options and an independent adviser to support engagement with your super. You can, however, nominate a fund of your choice.

Santos offers a Short Term Incentive Scheme (STI) which is based on annual Company and individual performance.

Santos provides company paid salary continuance for all employees. Salary continuance is designed to provide a regular income to you in the event you are unable to work temporarily for an extended period due to a serious illness or injury.


Santos offers well-equipped gymnasiums and health programs to all Santos employees and contractors located in Adelaide, Brisbane, Cooper Basin and Eastern Queensland. A membership rebate is available on locations without access to a Santos gym.

Employees who have completed at least one year of continuous service with Santos will be eligible for paid leave for the first 18 weeks and up to 52 weeks’ leave to care for a newborn or adopted child.

Employees on unpaid parental leave continue to receive superannuation contributions.

Santos offers a child care subsidy for primary carers returning to work, paying 50% of out of pocket costs (after any government rebate) up to $10,000 net per child per year for up to three years.

Santos was recently recognised by the SA Chamber of Mines and Energy as the winner of the Gender Diversity Program Award for our Working Parents Support Program – to find out more visit SACOME here.

Santos has a strong focus on continuous professional development. We have developed a large range of internal training programs covering individuals and teams. Employees also have access to an internal library for continued professional development.

We understand the importance of flexible work options in maintaining a diverse, adaptable and high performing workforce. Our flexible work policies allow discussion between you and your manager to optimise your work time. You can also access additional purchased leave options.

Santos employees may choose to become a financial member of the Santos Social Club. Membership gives access to a variety of functions and events held over the year including discounts on a variety of goods and services.

To assist employees in the ups and downs of everyday life, Santos offers access to confidential and professional counselling. This is free to employees for up to four visits.


SharePlus is the Santos employee share plan. It is offered to permanent employees annually subject to Board approval.

Santos employees can access discounts across a range of products offered by various institutions.

  • Medical insurance
  • Insurance discounts
  • Motor vehicle discounts

Santos provides financial study assistance towards approved studies that support business growth and provide individual development in capacities that are aligned with the business.

Employees may be granted up to five days’ paid study leave per year for exams and three hours per week during the semester for attendance at approved classes.

Reimbursement for the expense associated with one professional membership per annum.

Santos offers salary packaging on certain benefits, where you can increase your take home pay compared to paying for them from after-tax salary.

Benefits include novated lease vehicles, car parking, portable devices and more. Salary packaging is subject to eligibility and tax rules.

Valued employees will be recognised with achievement of certain service milestones.

This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to access and analyze data more easily.