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Graphics software maker (Photoshop, Acrobat) gives staffers bonuses for patents and hosts them at an annual banquet. Over the past year, more than 350 patents were issued to over 450 Adobe employees.

Company Info

CEO/Top Executive
Shantanu Narayen
Rank last year83
# of years on list15
F500 Rank-
Industry
Information Technology
Year founded1,982
Type of organization
Public
Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
$4.1 billion
Web addresshttp://www.adobe.com
Total US employees5,797
Full-Time jobs added in last year-2
Number of work sites-

Perks

Offers compressed work weeks
no
Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
yes
Offers paid time off for volunteering
no
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
yes
Onsite medical care facility
no
Offers college tuition reimbursement to employees
yes

Diversity

% Women31.33%
% Minorities28.91%
% African-American1.47%
% Asian23.01%
% Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.00%
% Caucasian or White70.00%
% Hispanic/Latino4.28%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.16%
% Two or more races0.00%
Same-Sex Benefits
yes
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off

Holidays
12
Vacation-
Sick days
10
General PTO
24

Compensation

Most common job (hourly)-
Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)-
Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)-
Most common job (salaried)-
Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)-
Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)-

Hiring/Staffing

FT voluntary turnover6.00%
# of job applicants42,314
Avg. # of applicants per opening42
# of jobs filled856
Jobs filled internally240
% of jobs filled by referral29.00%
# new graduates hired57
# of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)1,000