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  • Rank6
  • Prev Rank
    36
  • Number of Years on List16
  • Industry
    Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals -- Biotechnology
  • HQ Location
    South San Francisco, CA
  • Year Founded1,976
  • Type of Organization
    Private Subsidiary

The staff at the biotech giant is inspired by patient stories. When a new breast-cancer drug got FDA approval last February, employees pulled out all the stops to ship the drug overnight to the UCLA Medical Center, where they had heard three women were desperately awaiting treatment.

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Employees

Total US Employees11,998
Total Employees outside the U.S.12

Jobs

New jobs (1 year)842
FT Job Growth in the past Year-
% voluntary turnover-
Number of job applicants past 12 months excluding current employees-
Number of Openings (as of 1/2/14)866

Pay

Job function or title of largest number of FT salaried employees
Clinical Specialist
Total Compensation for Salaried Position-
Job function or title of largest number of FT hourly employees
Senior Administrative Assistant
Total Compensation for FT Hourly Position-

Benefits

Offers Fully Paid Sabbaticals
yes
Offers Onsite Childcare
yes

Health

Pays for 100% of Healthcare Costs
no
Offers onsite fitness centers
yes
Subsidizes Offsite Gym Memberships
yes

Work-Life

Offers job sharing
yes
Offers compressed work weeks
yes

Diversity

% Minorities-
% Women
51.27%

Training

Average hours of training per year that regular FT salaried employees receive12
Average hours of training per year that regular FT hourly employees receive8