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    Industry-leading design software firm sends its top sales people (and their guests) on all-expense paid week-long trip to places like Paris, Thailand, Hawaii, and Rome. A sabbatical program provides six weeks of paid time off after every four years of full-time service. “It is truly extraordinary,” says a manager. “We cover for one another and back each other up when a colleague is out, and while that can be a tough extra workload, you know that your turn will come and others will give back to you. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year52
    # of years on list
    8
    Industry
    Information Technology
    Year founded1,982
    CEO/Top executive
    Carl Bass
    HQ location
    San Rafael, California
    Type of organization
    Public
    Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
    $2.5 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.autodesk.com
    Total U.S. employees
    3,865
    Total employees outside the U.S.
    4,511
    Full-time jobs added in last year
    382
    FT job growth in the past year
    11%
    Number of work sites
    33

    Perks

    Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
    no
    Offers health insurance to part-timers
    yes
    Offers telecommuting
    yes
    Offers job sharing
    no
    Offers onsite childcare
    no
    Offers compressed work weeks
    no
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    yes
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    yes
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Location of medical facility
    -
    Offers college tuition reimbursement
    yes
    Max tuition
    $10,000
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    yes
    Max PTO for volunteering
    48

    Diversity

    % Women33
    % Minorities28
    % African-American/Black
    1.4
    % Asian
    19.5
    % Caucasian/White
    69.2
    % Hispanic/Latino
    4.5
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    0.4
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.2
    % Two or more races
    1.7
    Same-sex benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off (FT employees)

    Holidays
    14
    Vacation
    12
    Sick days
    Unlimited
    General PTO
    -
    Total PTO after 5 years
    26

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Principal Engineer
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$135,799
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$20,628
    Total pay (salaried position)$156,427.00
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Executive Assistant
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$85,851
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$7,355
    Total pay (hourly position)$93,206

    Hiring/Staffing

    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)292
    # of job applicants
    70,186
    Avg. # of applicants per opening
    63
    FT voluntary turnover
    6%
    # of jobs filled
    1,112
    Jobs filled internally
    226
    % of jobs filled by referral
    17%
    # new graduates hired37

    Training

    Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)12
    Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)12