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Employees feel the love at the Houston-based real estate investment trust, where hugging is a tradition and “everyone welcomes you and your ideas with open arms.” Gravy: Staff can stay in one of the company’s furnished apartments for just $20 a night on personal vacations, and their kids can get up to $4,500 a year in paid college costs.

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Company Info

Rank last year9
Years on list
10
HQ location
Houston
Total employees1,622
Job openings (as of February 2017)83
Industry
Construction & Real Estate
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$900.0 million
Year founded
1982
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites171
Websitehttp://www.camdenliving.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
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
no
Health insurance for part-timers
no
PTO for volunteering
yes
College tuition reimbursement
yes

Diversity

% Women45%
% Minorities50%
% African-American/Black11%
% Asian2%
% Caucasian/White50%
% Hispanic/Latino34%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
2%
% Unknown ethnicity
<1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO19
Total PTO after 5 years
35
# Sick days
6
Max hours PTO for volunteering
16
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Community Manager
Avg. base pay (salaried)$63,172
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$18,365
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$81,537
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Leasing Consultant
Avg. base pay (hourly)$30,422
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$12,786
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$43,208
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %-7%
# of job applicants27,312
Avg. # of applicants per opening32
FT voluntary turnover16%
Jobs filled internally386
% Jobs filled by referral35
# New graduates hired19
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$4,500

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)21
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)35