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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