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    Employees at the financial services giant, founded in 1850, feel an “extreme sense of pride” working for one of the world’s “most respected” brands. Benefits like 100 days paid parental leave (and up to 140 days for birth moms) come with the chance to offer “best-in-class service.” Says a staffer: “It’s more than a job. It’s a higher calling.”

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    Company Info

    Rank last year96
    Years on list
    17
    HQ location
    New York City
    Total employees56,400
    Job openings (as of February 2017)1,804
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $32.8 billion
    Year founded
    1850
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites-
    Websitehttp://www.americanexpress.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    yes
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    yes
    Medical facility at all locations
    no
    Onsite childcare
    yes
    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
    yes
    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 PTO-
    Total PTO after 5 years
    35
    # Sick days-
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Confidential
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Confidential
    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 %-
    # of job applicants-
    Avg. # of applicants per opening-
    FT voluntary turnover-
    Jobs filled internally-
    % Jobs filled by referral-
    # New graduates hired-
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed$6,700

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)40
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)40