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The oil and gas producer’s employees say they enjoy independence alongside team spirit and com­petitive compensation. Annual bonuses average 36%, but a 60% bump is hardly unheard-of. ­Everyone is encouraged to “work like you own the company,” where “decision-making is pushed to the frontlines.” Cash buy-in plans allow workers to own a piece of the company’s projects and its eventual profits—a model that staffers say ­“rewards hard work.”

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Company Info

Rank last year22
Years on list
5
HQ location
Houston
Total employees1,490
Job openings (as of February 2017)8
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)-
Year founded
1989
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites21
Websitehttp://www.hilcorp.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
no
Telecommuting
no
Job sharing
no
Compressed work weeks
no
Fully-paid sabbaticals
no
Onsite medical care facility
yes
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
yes
Health insurance for part-timers
yes
PTO for volunteering
no
College tuition reimbursement
yes

Diversity

% Women19%
% Minorities20%
% African-American/Black4%
% Asian1%
% Caucasian/White80%
% Hispanic/Latino12%
% Native American/Alaska Native
2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
1%
% Unknown ethnicity
<1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO20
Total PTO after 5 years
25
# Sick days
10
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers
10
# Sick days for part-timers
8

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Engineer
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Operator III
Avg. base pay (hourly)-
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 %2%
# of job applicants6,659
Avg. # of applicants per opening57
FT voluntary turnover4%
Jobs filled internally42
% Jobs filled by referral10
# New graduates hired9
Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)87
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)102