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CEO Marc Benioff is the “soul of the company” and “truly leads by example” in “making the world a better place,” employees say, praising his full-throated embrace of diversity in a tumultuous political climate. Staffers gush about the “Ohana” culture (“family” in Hawaiian) that embraces equality, service, and innovation. Besides donating subscriptions for its technology to nonprofits and educators, it grants employees seven days off to volunteer each year and has given away more than $137 million.

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Rank last year


Years on list


HQ location

San Francisco

Total employees


Job openings (as of February 2017)



Information Technology

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)


Year founded


Type of organization


Number of work sites


Onsite fitness center
Discounted gym memberships
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
% Women32%
% Minorities33%
% African-American/Black2%
% Asian24%
% Caucasian/White64%
% Hispanic/Latino4%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity2%
Paid Time Off
General PTO28
Total PTO after 5 years38
# Sick days-
Max hours PTO for volunteering56
General PTO for part-timers13
# Sick days for part-timers24
Most common job (for salaried employee)Software Engineering SMTS
Avg. base pay (salaried)$142,900
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$21,400
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$164,300
Most common job (for hourly employee)Account Executive - Mid-Market
Avg. base pay (hourly)$77,600
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$78,700
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$156,300
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare$1,792
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %22%
# of job applicants206,204
Avg. # of applicants per opening60
FT voluntary turnover-
Jobs filled internally1,108
% Jobs filled by referral55
# New graduates hired238
Avg. college tuition reimbursed-
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)12
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)10

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