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It’s the childcare provider’s “special mission” that drives its employees, who feel as though they’re “shaping our children’s future.” The company also offers workers a 50% discount at Bright Horizons centers. Says one staffer: “There’s no other company that would allow me to be with my children while building a career that I love.”

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Company Info

Rank last year-
Years on list
16
HQ location
Watertown, Mass.
Total employees20,323
Job openings (as of February 2017)1,530
Industry
Education & Training
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$1.5 billion
Year founded
1986
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites715
Websitehttp://www.brighthorizons.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
yes
Onsite medical care facility
no
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
no
Health insurance for part-timers
yes
PTO for volunteering
yes
College tuition reimbursement
yes

Diversity

% Women95%
% Minorities43%
% African-American/Black22%
% Asian6%
% Caucasian/White52%
% Hispanic/Latino11%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
3%
% Unknown ethnicity
5%

Paid Time Off

General PTO19
Total PTO after 5 years
24
# Sick days
5
Max hours PTO for volunteering
8
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Center Director
Avg. base pay (salaried)$60,455
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$1,658
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$62,113
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Teacher
Avg. base pay (hourly)$29,263
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$1,063
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$30,326
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare$590

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %6%
# of job applicants89,085
Avg. # of applicants per opening10
FT voluntary turnover26%
Jobs filled internally1,206
% Jobs filled by referral18
# New graduates hired-
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$735

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)86
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)98