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    Forty-year-old biotech firm surveyed employees before breaking ground on a new 68,000 square-foot employee center. Among the suggested features to be included: a farmers market, beauty spa, pool tables, massage chairs, televisions, a fitness center with saunas and steam rooms, a primary and urgent care clinic, and a career development hub. Workers enjoy on-campus amenities like nap pods, a new coffee bar, and a cafeteria with Indian and vegan cuisine. Genentech offers a bike storage room and lockers and showers, and pays cyclists $12 each day they commute. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year9
    # of years on list
    18
    Industry
    Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    Year founded1,976
    CEO/Top executive
    Ian Clark
    HQ location
    South San Francisco, California
    Type of organization
    Private, Subsidiary
    Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
    $17.3 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.gene.com
    Total U.S. employees
    13,704
    Total employees outside the U.S.
    16
    Full-time jobs added in last year
    813
    FT job growth in the past year
    6%
    Number of work sites
    12

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Women52
    % Minorities46
    % African-American/Black
    3.9
    % Asian
    31.9
    % Caucasian/White
    53.4
    % Hispanic/Latino
    8.1
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    0.3
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.4
    % Two or more races
    1.6
    Same-sex benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off (FT employees)

    Holidays
    14
    Vacation
    18
    Sick days
    Unlimited
    General PTO
    -
    Total PTO after 5 years
    36

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Senior Clinical Specialist
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$140,486
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$45,000
    Total pay (salaried position)$185,486.00
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Senior Manufacturing Technician - BioProcess
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$55,723
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$5,572
    Total pay (hourly position)$61,295

    Hiring/Staffing

    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)1,000
    # of job applicants
    247,818
    Avg. # of applicants per opening
    62
    FT voluntary turnover
    4%
    # of jobs filled
    3,231
    Jobs filled internally
    1,463
    % of jobs filled by referral
    38%
    # new graduates hired42

    Training

    Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)50
    Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)40