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Staffers get a “Trip of a Lifetime” every five years at this maker of medical and surgical devices. Arthrex kicks in 40 extra hours of PTO and pays for an excursion to a destination of choice for the employee and dependents. Founder and president Reinhold Schmieding also makes his vacation home available as a destination.

Company Info

CEO/Top Executive
Reinhold Schmieding
Rank last year-
# of years on list-
F500 Rank-
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Year founded1,984
Type of organization
Private
Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
$1.6 billion
Web addresshttp://www.arthrex.com
Total US employees1,895
Full-Time jobs added in last year179
Number of work sites-

Perks

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

Diversity

% Women40.21%
% Minorities48.39%
% African-American4.54%
% Asian6.12%
% Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.26%
% Caucasian or White46.86%
% Hispanic/Latino36.36%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.32%
% Two or more races0.79%
Same-Sex Benefits
no
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off

Holidays
11
Vacation
PTO
Sick days
PTO
General PTO
15

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 turnover5.00%
# of job applicants15,706
Avg. # of applicants per opening125
# of jobs filled297
Jobs filled internally-
% of jobs filled by referral-
# new graduates hired8
# of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)213