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Adobe Systems

People at this software company, which makes ubiquitous programs like Acrobat and Photoshop, say they “proudly” stand behind its “bold vision” to “change the future of creativity.” Staffers praise the company’s “endlessly interesting” work and its “passion for the arts,” which ­“inspires” and “motivates” employees.

Learn more in the Great Place to Work review here.

Rank last year


Years on list


HQ location

San Jose

Total employees


Job openings (as of February 2017)



Information Technology

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$4.8 billion

Year founded


Type of organization


Number of work sites


Onsite fitness center
Discounted gym memberships
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Sick days for part-timers
Health insurance for part-timers
College tuition reimbursement
% Women32%
% Minorities31%
% African-American/Black2%
% Asian23%
% Caucasian/White64%
% Hispanic/Latino4%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races1%
% Unknown ethnicity6%
Paid Time Off
General PTO100,000
Total PTO after 5 yearsUnlimited (for exempt employees)
# Sick days10
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers24
# Sick days for part-timers10
Most common job (for salaried employee)Computer Scientist, Software Development
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)Inside Sales Account Manager/Demand Gen Rep
Avg. base pay (hourly)-
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %9%
# of job applicants68,413
Avg. # of applicants per opening-
FT voluntary turnover-
Jobs filled internally378
% Jobs filled by referral-
# New graduates hired237
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$10,000
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)67
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)67

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