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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