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    Sensational growth — revenue has doubled over past eight years — has created many opportunities for employees of this supplier of data for investment professionals. “FactSet is a great place to launch a career,” one employee told us. “Young people are given training, mentorship and a lot of responsibility early on.” They also get 100% coverage of health insurance premium, on-site yoga, manicures and pedicures. Employees like it so much they don’t want to leave; the company boasts a whopping 90% retention rate. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year48
    # of years on list
    8
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Year founded1,978
    CEO/Top executive
    Philip Snow
    HQ location
    Norwalk, Connecticut
    Type of organization
    Public
    Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
    $920.3 million
    Web addresshttp://www.factset.com
    Total U.S. employees
    2,200
    Total employees outside the U.S.
    5,151
    Full-time jobs added in last year
    201
    FT job growth in the past year
    10%
    Number of work sites
    16

    Perks

    Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
    yes
    Offers health insurance to part-timers
    yes
    Offers telecommuting
    yes
    Offers job sharing
    yes
    Offers onsite childcare
    no
    Offers compressed work weeks
    no
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Location of medical facility
    -
    Offers college tuition reimbursement
    yes
    Max tuition
    $5,250
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    no
    Max PTO for volunteering
    -

    Diversity

    % Women29
    % Minorities29
    % African-American/Black
    2.7
    % Asian
    21.9
    % Caucasian/White
    64
    % Hispanic/Latino
    2.8
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.3
    % Two or more races
    1
    Same-sex benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off (FT employees)

    Holidays
    9
    Vacation
    16
    Sick days
    Set
    General PTO
    -
    Total PTO after 5 years
    34

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Software Engineer
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$113,891
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$3,410
    Total pay (salaried position)$117,301.00
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Operators
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$36,610
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$3,511
    Total pay (hourly position)$40,121

    Hiring/Staffing

    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)258
    # of job applicants
    28,141
    Avg. # of applicants per opening
    45
    FT voluntary turnover
    10%
    # of jobs filled
    638
    Jobs filled internally
    124
    % of jobs filled by referral
    23%
    # new graduates hired246

    Training

    Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)86
    Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)51