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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