Benefits for Current Employees

Financial Education

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Fidelity offers live and on-demand web-based workshops focusing on investing, money management, planning for retirement and more. These workshops are offered free to NorthWestern Energy employees and their families.


401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

The NorthWestern 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan is administered by Fidelity Investments. All transactions, including withdrawals, rollovers and beneficiary designation may be initiated by contacting Fidelity Investments.

Wellbeing Program

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NorthWestern is committed to employee health and safety in the workplace and at home. Employees and benefit-enrolled spouses are eligible to participate in our Employee Wellbeing Program. By participating in the program, employees have the opportunity to earn incentives such as:

  • Additional company contribution towards medical premium costs
  • Additional company contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA)

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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Access free counseling through our Employee Assistance Program.

Our employees’ health and safety is a top-priority at NorthWestern Energy. Health and safety includes mental health and wellbeing, too. NorthWestern offers a no-cost benefit available to employees and their dependents to assist when facing difficult life challenges. Our employee assistance program is free to employees and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offers up to six free counseling sessions, per person, per issue, per year for employees, spouses and dependents. 

Life Insurance

NorthWestern's Group Life Insurance Plan is a fully insured plan through Unum Life Insurance Company of North America. Please contact the Benefits department with questions regarding life insurance benefits.