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Employees laud the ­“accessible” and “visionary” management at this IT company, where big dreams for artificial intelligence are backed by what workers say are strong ethics and integrity. Investors are happy too: The stock tripled in 2016. “We’re on the edge of tomorrow,” says one staffer. “Why wouldn’t I want to be part of this?”

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Rank last year


Years on list


HQ location

Santa Clara, Calif.

Total employees


Job openings (as of February 2017)



Information Technology

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$643.0 billion

Year founded


Type of organization


Number of work sites


Unlimited sick days
Onsite fitness center
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
% Women17%
% Minorities56%
% African-American/Black1%
% Asian51%
% Caucasian/White43%
% Hispanic/Latino3%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races< 1%
% Unknown ethnicity< 1%
Paid Time Off
General PTO100,000
Total PTO after 5 yearsUnlimited
# Sick daysUnlimited
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-
Most common job (for salaried employee)Confidential
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 %3%
# of job applicants120,000
Avg. # of applicants per opening120
FT voluntary turnover6%
Jobs filled internally50
% Jobs filled by referral22
# New graduates hired102
Avg. college tuition reimbursed-
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)5
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)5

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