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    Employees reap top rewards from this design consulting firm, where engineers, planners, and environmental scientists work on projects ranging from bridges to sewer systems to airports. and transit systems. Combined profit sharing and 401k match was over 17% of salaries last year. The firm’s retirement compensation was four times more than larger-sized firms in their industry. Kimley-Horn also goes to great lengths to thank employees — of which 300 of them actually own it — from passing out Honeybaked Ham gift cards during the holidays to giving out gift cards and bonuses. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year25
    # of years on list
    9
    Industry
    Professional Services
    Year founded1,967
    CEO/Top executive
    John C. Atz
    HQ location
    Cary, North Carolina
    Type of organization
    Private
    Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
    $523.8 million
    Web addresshttp://www.kimley-horn.com
    Total U.S. employees
    2,272
    Total employees outside the U.S.-
    Full-time jobs added in last year
    298
    FT job growth in the past year
    16%
    Number of work sites
    78

    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
    yes
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    no
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Location of medical facility
    -
    Offers college tuition reimbursement
    yes
    Max tuition
    -
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    no
    Max PTO for volunteering
    -

    Diversity

    % Women32
    % Minorities17
    % African-American/Black
    2.8
    % Asian
    4.8
    % Caucasian/White
    82.9
    % Hispanic/Latino
    6.9
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    0.3
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.4
    % Two or more races
    1.8
    Same-sex benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off (FT employees)

    Holidays
    -
    Vacation
    -
    Sick days
    Unlimited
    General PTO
    21
    Total PTO after 5 years
    29

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Engineering Analyst
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$62,788
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$8,152
    Total pay (salaried position)$70,940
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Administrative Support
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$45,716
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$2,389
    Total pay (hourly position)$48,105

    Hiring/Staffing

    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)312
    # of job applicants
    50,980
    Avg. # of applicants per opening
    109.6
    FT voluntary turnover
    6%
    # of jobs filled
    465
    Jobs filled internally
    85
    % of jobs filled by referral
    18%
    # new graduates hired274

    Training

    Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)80
    Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)30