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    Danish company, leader in diabetes treatment, has enthusiastic U.S. employees. “I think the company combines the best of the Danish parent and the American way of working,” said one employee. Another: “The 8% 401(k) payout is awesome.” And still another: “Healthy foods are sold in our cafeteria and we have access to free fruit.”

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    Company Info

    CEO/Top Executive
    Jesper Hoiland
    Rank last year72
    # of years on list7
    F500 Rank-
    Industry
    Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    Year founded1,982
    Type of organization
    Public, Subsidiary
    Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
    $15.2 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.novonordisk-us.com
    Total US employees5,472
    Full-Time jobs added in last year549
    Number of work sites-

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Women56.43%
    % Minorities23.12%
    % African-American7.00%
    % Asian7.91%
    % Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.22%
    % Caucasian or White76.85%
    % Hispanic/Latino5.85%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.37%
    % Two or more races1.77%
    Same-Sex Benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off

    Holidays
    14
    Vacation
    15
    Sick days
    Set
    General PTO-

    Compensation

    Most common job (hourly)
    Sr. Admin
    Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)$59,300
    Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)$7,300
    Most common job (salaried)
    Diabetes Care Specialist III
    Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)$89,800
    Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)$25,100

    Hiring/Staffing

    FT voluntary turnover5.00%
    # of job applicants149,453
    Avg. # of applicants per opening104
    # of jobs filled1,438
    Jobs filled internally482
    % of jobs filled by referral20.00%
    # new graduates hired11
    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)79