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    People at this software company, which makes ubiquitous programs like Acrobat and Photoshop, say they “proudly” stand behind its “bold vision” to “change the future of creativity.” Staffers praise the company’s “endlessly interesting” work and its “passion for the arts,” which ­“inspires” and “motivates” employees.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year87
    Years on list
    17
    HQ location
    San Jose
    Total employees14,612
    Job openings (as of February 2017)1,500
    Industry
    Information Technology
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $4.8 billion
    Year founded
    1982
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites11
    Websitehttp://www.adobe.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    yes
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    no
    Compressed work weeks
    no
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    yes
    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

    % Women32%
    % Minorities31%
    % African-American/Black2%
    % Asian23%
    % Caucasian/White64%
    % Hispanic/Latino4%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    1%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    6%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO100,000
    Total PTO after 5 years
    Unlimited (for exempt employees)
    # Sick days
    10
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers
    24
    # Sick days for part-timers
    10

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Computer Scientist, Software Development
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Inside Sales Account Manager/Demand Gen Rep
    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 %9%
    # of job applicants68,413
    Avg. # of applicants per opening-
    FT voluntary turnover-
    Jobs filled internally378
    % Jobs filled by referral-
    # New graduates hired237
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed$10,000

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)67
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)67