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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.

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    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