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Young employees at this design consultancy say the opportunities for growth and support for newbies are “awesome” and senior staff don’t feel like “bosses” but “peers and friends”—the chairman of the board takes interns out to lunch. Veteran staff like it too. The company matches 401(k) contributions by 200%, for up to 4% of pay.

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Company Info

Rank last year7
Years on list
10
HQ location
Raleigh, N.C.
Total employees2,840
Job openings (as of February 2017)279
Industry
Professional Services
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$628.8 million
Year founded
1967
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites-
Websitehttp://www.kimley-horn.com

Perks

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

Diversity

% Women30%
% Minorities17%
% African-American/Black2%
% Asian4%
% Caucasian/White76%
% Hispanic/Latino7%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
2%
% Unknown ethnicity
<1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO29
Total PTO after 5 years
29
# Sick days-
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Engineering Analyst
Avg. base pay (salaried)$64,367
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$9,020
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$73,387
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Administrative Support
Avg. base pay (hourly)$46,467
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$3,994
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$50,461
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %15%
# of job applicants57,713
Avg. # of applicants per opening93
FT voluntary turnover7%
Jobs filled internally90
% Jobs filled by referral16
# New graduates hired261
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$1,765

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)80
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)30