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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

It’s hard to find a more meaningful mission than the one at this research hospital, which aims to help children with catastrophic diseases and works to develop treatments. Employees call it “a life-changing organization” that they “couldn’t be more proud to be a part of,” with “genuine” leadership and an “uplifting” atmosphere.

Learn more in the Great Place to Work review here.

Rank last year

35

Years on list

7

HQ location

Memphis

Total employees

4,180

Job openings (as of February 2017)

240

Industry

Health Care

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$921.0 million

Year founded

1962

Type of organization

Non-Profit

Number of work sites

1

Perks
offers
Onsite fitness center
Telecommuting
Compressed work weeks
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Sick days for part-timers
Health insurance for part-timers
College tuition reimbursement
does not offer
100% health coverage
Unlimited sick days
Discounted gym memberships
Job sharing
Onsite medical care facility
Medical facility at all locations
Onsite childcare
PTO for volunteering
Diversity
% Women67%
% Minorities40%
% African-American/Black25%
% Asian12%
% Caucasian/White60%
% Hispanic/Latino2%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races1%
% Unknown ethnicity< 1%
Paid Time Off
General PTO25
Total PTO after 5 years25
# Sick days9
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers25
# Sick days for part-timers9
Compensation
Most common job (for salaried employee)Postdoctoral Research Associate
Avg. base pay (salaried)$50,860
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$3,795
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$54,655
Most common job (for hourly employee)Pediatric Oncology Nurse
Avg. base pay (hourly)$67,033
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$9,959
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$76,992
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %4%
# of job applicants53,132
Avg. # of applicants per opening60
FT voluntary turnover6%
Jobs filled internally265
% Jobs filled by referral-
# New graduates hired108
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$3,647
Training
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)100
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)70