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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.

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