Smoking costs your company more than you realize

"For every 143 smokers you employ, you’re looking at about a $1 million annual hit to your bottom line."

Even as companies increasingly focus on ways to reduce healthcare costs and boost productivity, few truly understand the hidden web of costs that result from employee smoking — often lurking behind healthcare expenditure line items like diabetes and heart health.

Download this free playbook to learn:

  • The numerous business advantages and cost reductions to helping employees quit smoking
  • The hidden web of smoking costs, from impact on productivity to financial health
  • The limits of “old-fashioned” smoking cessation programs
  • Innovative resources employees can use to gain new motivation and overcome their smoking habit for good

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Find out how much smoking costs your business — and what you can do about it.

Where is your money going? Follow the smoke.

Employer costs

$7,000

Between excess healthcare costs and reduced productivity, employers lose about $7,000 per smoker per year. That's a roughly $1 million annual hit to the bottom line for every 143 employees who smoke.

diabetes

$10,310

Smokers are 30–40% more likely to be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Self-insured employers pay an average of more than $10,000 extra per year for each diabetic employee.

HiddenCoS_D-25 (dragged)

$3,891

A pack-a-day smoker can spend nearly $4,000 per year on cigarettes, meaning smoking negatively impacts not just physical health but also financial health.