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Capital One

Employees at the financial services firm are excited about the “­innovative” ­direction the company is heading in (it has an in-house accelerator and has added free Wi-Fi and coffee at some branches). And staffers feel “no pressure to fit into a cookie-cutter ‘banker’ mold,” one says. “Diversity of thought and person is encouraged.”

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Rank last year


Years on list


HQ location

McLean, Va.

Total employees


Job openings (as of February 2017)



Financial Services & Insurance

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$25.5 billion

Year founded


Type of organization


Number of work sites


*Onsite medical care facility is available at some locations.
Onsite fitness center
Discounted gym memberships
Job sharing
Compressed work weeks
Onsite medical care facility
Onsite childcare
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Sick days for part-timers
Health insurance for part-timers
PTO for volunteering
College tuition reimbursement
% Women53%
% Minorities49%
% African-American/Black-
% Asian-
% Caucasian/White-
% Hispanic/Latino-
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
% Two or more races-
% Unknown ethnicity-
Paid Time Off
General PTO29
Total PTO after 5 years34
# Sick daysVaries
Max hours PTO for volunteeringVaries
General PTO for part-timersVaries
# Sick days for part-timersVaries
Most common job (for salaried employee)Software Engineer
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)Confidential
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 %-
# of job applicants585,000
Avg. # of applicants per opening30
FT voluntary turnover11%
Jobs filled internally5,100
% Jobs filled by referral40
# New graduates hired500
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$5,000
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)30
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)45

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