As of 2015, Sam’s Club provides complimentary membership for its associates. Wal-Mart refers to its employees as associates on its official website Walmart.com. The website also lists the benefits the company offers to all its associates.
A free Sam’s Club membership is only available to Sam’s Club associates. Sam’s Club Home Office associates receive an Associate Discount card for themselves, their spouses and dependents. Wal-Mart and Home Office associates also receive an Associate Discount Card as a part of their benefits package.
Sam’s Club membership plans include Sam’s Plus, Sam’s Business and Sam’s Savings. Sam’s Club also provides exclusive memberships to military personnel and college students.