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For the sixth year running, Google has landed the top spot on our list of the country’s Best Companies to Work For. The $75 billion tech titan is famous for luxe perks like free gourmet food, haircuts, and laundry services, of course. But it also takes a ­rigorous analytical approach to morale. It boosted its parental-leave policies, for example, after finding that mothers were leaving at higher rates—the result was a 50% reduction in attrition for working moms. And then there’s the culture: Town halls held by black Googlers and allies, support for transgender workers, and unconscious-bias workshops (­already attended by more than 70% of staff) help foster what employees say is a “safe and inclusive” workplace at this hive of high performers.

Company Info

*Employee count for Alphabet, Google’s parent company.
Rank last year1
Years on list
11
HQ location
Mountain View, Calif.
Total employees72,053
Job openings (as of February 2017)1,000
Industry
Information Technology
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)-
Year founded
1998
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites-
Websitehttp://www.google.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days-
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
yes
Telecommuting
yes
Job sharing
yes
Compressed work weeks
no
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-
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation-
Sick days for part-timers
yes
Health insurance for part-timers
yes
PTO for volunteering
yes
College tuition reimbursement
no

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 PTO15
Total PTO after 5 years
25
# Sick days-
Max hours PTO for volunteering
20
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Software Engineer
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)-
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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-

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)-
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)-