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    This gaming and entertainment company has what employees say is an “epic” environment that’s “100% nerd without any restraint.” Coworkers here can geek out in employee affinity groups, which include fencing, brewmastery, and skateboarding. And employees can get continuing education training in juggling, clay modeling, and more.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year77
    Years on list
    3
    HQ location
    Santa Monica
    Total employees9,472
    Job openings (as of February 2017)508
    Industry
    Media
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $6.6 billion
    Year founded
    1979
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites33
    Websitehttp://www.activisionblizzard.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    yes
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    yes
    Telecommuting
    no
    Job sharing
    no
    Compressed work weeks
    no
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no
    Onsite childcare
    no
    Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    PTO for volunteering
    no
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women-
    % Minorities-
    % African-American/Black-
    % Asian-
    % Caucasian/White-
    % Hispanic/Latino-
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races-
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO24
    Total PTO after 5 years
    104
    # Sick days
    5
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers
    24
    # Sick days for part-timers
    5

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Programming - Sr. Software Engineer
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Customer Service - Game Master
    Avg. base pay (hourly)-
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %5%
    # of job applicants79,545
    Avg. # of applicants per opening58
    FT voluntary turnover9%
    Jobs filled internally257
    % Jobs filled by referral29
    # New graduates hired93
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)45
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)45