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    Employees say this children’s hospital goes out of its way to create a “fun,” “positive,” and “encouraging” ­environment for staffers, with plenty of ­“appreciation” so they’re always motivated “do their best” to further the company mission: “Keeping kids healthy and safe.”

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    Company Info

    Rank last year78
    Years on list
    12
    HQ location
    Atlanta
    Total employees8,664
    Job openings (as of February 2017)390
    Industry
    Health Care
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $1.5 billion
    Year founded
    1998
    Type of organization
    Non-Profit
    Number of work sites67
    Websitehttp://www.choa.org

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    yes
    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
    no
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    PTO for volunteering
    yes
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women83%
    % Minorities45%
    % African-American/Black36%
    % Asian3%
    % Caucasian/White55%
    % Hispanic/Latino4%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    1%
    % Two or more races
    2%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    <1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO26
    Total PTO after 5 years
    30
    # Sick days
    Unlimited
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers
    26
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$100,104
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$100,104
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Staff Nurse - Colleague
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$55,849
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$11,507
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)$67,356
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare$1,079

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %8%
    # of job applicants84,703
    Avg. # of applicants per opening22
    FT voluntary turnover8%
    Jobs filled internally1,075
    % Jobs filled by referral23
    # New graduates hired227
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed$2,778

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)19
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)26