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Retirement and Savings


401(k) Retirement Plan

Save. Plan. Enjoy. Taking advantage of Compass Group's 401(k) retirement plan is among the best things you can do to enhance your financial future.

Compass Group offers a comprehensive retirement program administered by Wells Fargo. (Please note: Wachovia Corporation is now part of Wells Fargo & Company).

Associate contribution

The Compass Group Retirement Plan allows you to save from 1 percent to 50 percent of your pay (before income-tax withholding) and invest it in a variety of assets - stocks, bonds, mutual funds. back to top

Matching programs

As an incentive when you join the program, Compass Group may make a basic matching contribution of $0.35 on each dollar you contribute up to 6 percent of your gross compensation. back to top

Your investments

You decide how your money is invested in your 401(k). Talk to an investment professional about the best investment strategy to help you reach your retirement goals. back to top

Know the penalties

Since 401ks are designed to help you save for retirement, there are stiff penalties for taking your money out early. Withdrawals are subject to IRS guidelines. You will owe income taxes on the total amount and, if you're younger than 59½, also may owe a 10 percent early-withdrawal penalty.

Enroll online


  • On your first visit only, provide your Social Security number (for your registration ID) and date of birth
  • Determine how much you want to contribute to your 401(k) account and learn what your investment options are


  • Retirement Accounts > First Time User
  • Create your unique user name and password. You will be asked a series of security questions for future identification. After you have completed the registration, you will have full account access
  • Enter the amount you plan to contribute
  • Select your investment option
  • Receive a written confirmation of your enrollment
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Enroll by mail

Mail to Wells Fargo 

Daily Process Support
MAC: D1118-026

1525 West W. T. Harris Blvd., Ste 3B5

Charlotte, NC 28262
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Learn more

For more information about the Compass Group Retirement Plan :

Call Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement & Trust


Compass Group Retirement/Savings Department

800.341.7763 Option 3