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Marriott International

Employees say that “you’re only limited by yourself” at this multi­national hospitality company, where “unlimited opportunities to grow” have helped keep nearly 13,000 Marriott staffers at the company for more than 20 years. It has homed in on diversity too: 58% of frontline and middle managers are women, and 36% are minorities.

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Rank last year


Years on list


HQ location

Bethesda, Md.

Total employees


Job openings (as of February 2017)




Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$14.5 billion

Year founded


Type of organization


Number of work sites


Onsite fitness center
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
% Women55%
% Minorities64%
% African-American/Black22%
% Asian10%
% Caucasian/White36%
% Hispanic/Latino29%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity< 1%
Paid Time Off
General PTO25
Total PTO after 5 years35
# Sick daysPart of overall PTO.
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers18
# Sick days for part-timersPart of overall PTO.
Most common job (for salaried employee)Event Manager
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)Housekeeper
Avg. base pay (hourly)-
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare$1,480
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %-1%
# of job applicants1,270,533
Avg. # of applicants per opening23
FT voluntary turnover-
Jobs filled internally14,178
% Jobs filled by referral20
# New graduates hired303
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$1,200
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)112
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)78

News about Marriott International

More Than 7,000 Marriott Workers Across the U.S. Are On Strike

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The tickets are free and all travel is covered, plus the correspondent will be paid $7,500 to cover stories on the sidelines

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The hotel chain is the latest business to ditch plastic straws.

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Why Thousands of Marriott Employees Are Protesting Tomorrow

Hotel workers in eight cities will march for better pay and workplace protections.

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Videos about Marriott International

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From select-service to luxury hotels, Marriott has shown adaptability.

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Marriott’s CEO Talks About the Evolution of Workplace Inclusion

And how the company’s effort of building opportunities for everyone has been ‘consistent’.

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Marriott's CEO Explains the Starwood Acquisition and Facing Company Culture Challenges

Arne Sorenson discusses why the $13 billion Starwood deal made sense and how it impacted company culture.

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