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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.

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