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Because only 27% of the company’s staff are female, the Silicon Valley stalwart is trying to break the glass ceiling. For more read: Cisco’s plan to solve tech’s diversity problem: Start from the top.

Company Info

CEO/Top Executive
John Chambers
Rank last year55
# of years on list18
F500 Rank55
Industry
Information Technology
Year founded1,984
Type of organization
Public
Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
$48.6 billion
Web addresshttp://www.cisco.com
Total US employees36,463
Full-Time jobs added in last year42
Number of work sites-

Perks

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

Diversity

% Women25.60%
% Minorities45.37%
% African-American3.29%
% Asian35.95%
% Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.10%
% Caucasian or White53.98%
% Hispanic/Latino4.99%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.26%
% Two or more races0.78%
Same-Sex Benefits
yes
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off

Holidays
9
Vacation
30
Sick days
N/A
General PTO
20

Compensation

Most common job (hourly)
Software Engineer II
Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)$93,902
Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)$6,555
Most common job (salaried)
Technical Leader I
Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)$138,350
Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)$22,447

Hiring/Staffing

FT voluntary turnover5.00%
# of job applicants243,847
Avg. # of applicants per opening41
# of jobs filled4,353
Jobs filled internally2,003
% of jobs filled by referral48.00%
# new graduates hired689
# of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)2,640