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    Medical device maker has been a job-creating machine by growing its sales from $17 million in 1976 to $9.7 billion in 2014. It offers employees tuition reimbursement up to $15,000, an average of three weeks of training every year, a 40l(k) match of 50% up to 8% of pay and stock options for some employees with a window of up to 10 years for exercising.

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    Company Info

    CEO/Top Executive
    Kevin A. Lobo
    Rank last year42
    # of years on list5
    F500 Rank306
    Industry
    Manufacturing & Production
    Year founded1,941
    Type of organization
    Public
    Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
    $9.7 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.stryker.com
    Total US employees12,277
    Full-Time jobs added in last year1,202
    Number of work sites-

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Women31.13%
    % Minorities23.49%
    % African-American4.25%
    % Asian7.15%
    % Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.26%
    % Caucasian or White75.73%
    % Hispanic/Latino10.22%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.28%
    % Two or more races1.33%
    Same-Sex Benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off

    Holidays
    11
    Vacation
    16
    Sick days
    Set
    General PTO-

    Compensation

    Most common job (hourly)
    ProCare Specialist
    Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)$42,020
    Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)$3,368
    Most common job (salaried)
    Recon Sales Associate
    Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)$60,550
    Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)$6,516

    Hiring/Staffing

    FT voluntary turnover9.00%
    # of job applicants340,693
    Avg. # of applicants per opening71
    # of jobs filled2,923
    Jobs filled internally812
    % of jobs filled by referral18.00%
    # new graduates hired188
    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)561