100 Best Companies to Work For

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To identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For, each year Fortune partners with Great Place to Work to conduct the most extensive employee survey in corporate America.

Two-thirds of a company’s survey score is based on the results of the Trust Index Employee Survey, which is sent to a random sample of employees from each company. This survey asks questions related to employees’ attitudes about management’s credibility, overall job satisfaction, and camaraderie. The other third is based on responses to the Culture Audit, which includes detailed questions about pay and benefit programs and a series of open-ended questions about hiring practices, methods of internal communication, training, recognition programs, and diversity efforts.

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Google/Alphabet is the No. 1 place to work for the seventh time in 10 years. Six newcomers include Veterans United at No. 30, Hilton Hotels at No. 56, and Slalom Consulting at No. 100. IKEA’s U.S. division returns to the list, along with GoDaddy and Sheetz.

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Google (Alphabet)

Last year's Rank: 1

Google has been on the list for 10 years with this being its seventh time at No. 1, thanks to sparking the imagination of its talented and highly compensated workers, and by adding perks to an already dizzying array of freebies. Last year it enhanced health care coverage by offering virtual doctor visits, second-opinion services, and breast-cancer screenings at headquarters. One Googler explained, “The company culture truly makes workers feel they’re valued and respected as a human being, not as a cog in a machine. The perks are phenomenal. From three prepared organic meals a day to unlimited snacks, artisan coffee and tea to free personal-fitness classes, health clinics, on-site oil changes, haircuts, spa truck, bike-repair truck, nap pods, free on-site laundry rooms, and subsidized wash and fold. The list is endless.” Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Rank last year 1
# of years on list 10
Industry Advertising & Marketing
Year founded 1998
CEO/Top executive Larry Page
HQ location Mountain View, California
Type of organization Public
Revenue (2015 or most recent year) $66.0 billion
Web address
Total U.S. employees -
Total employees outside the U.S. -
Full-time jobs added in last year -
FT job growth in the past year 18%
Number of work sites -


Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
Offers health insurance to part-timers
Offers telecommuting
Offers job sharing
Offers onsite childcare
Offers compressed work weeks
Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
Onsite fitness center
Discounted gym memberships
Onsite medical care facility
Location of medical facility -
Offers college tuition reimbursement
Max tuition $12,000
Offers paid time off for volunteering
Max PTO for volunteering 20


% Women -
% Minorities -
% African-American/Black -
% Asian -
% Caucasian/White -
% Hispanic/Latino -
% Native American/Alaska Native -
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander -
% Two or more races -
Same-sex benefits
Non-discrimination policy

Paid Time Off (FT employees)

Holidays 13
Vacation 15
Sick days Unlimited
General PTO -
Total PTO after 5 years -


Most common job (for salaried employee) Software Engineer
Avg. base pay (salaried) -
Avg. extra compensation (salaried) -
Total pay (salaried position) -
Most common job (for hourly employee) Associate Account Strategist
Avg. base pay (hourly) -
Avg. extra compensation (hourly) -
Total pay (hourly position) -


# of job openings (as of Feb. 2016) 1000
# of job applicants 2.7 million
Avg. # of applicants per opening -
FT voluntary turnover -
# of jobs filled -
Jobs filled internally -
% of jobs filled by referral -
# new graduates hired -


Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee) -
Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee) -
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