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Goldman Sachs

The “Type-A” people at this investment banking firm value their “intelligent, motivated” colleagues, as well the growth opportunities within the bank’s “meritocratic” culture. “Nothing holds you back at Goldman Sachs,” says one staffer here. “Hard work is rewarded.”

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Rank last year


Years on list


HQ location

New York City

Total employees


Job openings (as of February 2017)



Financial Services & Insurance

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$33.8 billion

Year founded


Type of organization


Number of work sites


Onsite fitness center
Job sharing
Compressed work weeks
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Onsite medical care facility
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
% Women37%
% Minorities37%
% African-American/Black5%
% Asian23%
% Caucasian/White56%
% Hispanic/Latino7%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity7%
Paid Time Off
General PTO22
Total PTO after 5 years26
# Sick days9
Max hours PTO for volunteering1
General PTO for part-timers9
# Sick days for part-timers-
Most common job (for salaried employee)Other Exempt (Analysts, Program Analysts, Associates, and Professional Non-Exempt)
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)-
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 applicants-
Avg. # of applicants per opening-
FT voluntary turnover-
Jobs filled internally341
% Jobs filled by referral-
# New graduates hired2,501
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$7,046
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)29
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)-

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