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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.

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    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