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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