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    U.S. employees of the Danish-owned pharmaceutical power player say the company’s Scandinavian roots create a culture that’s “different in a very good way.” There’s a “friendly” and “honest” environment, and the management team is “focused on the physical and emotional well-being” of people who work there.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year55
    Years on list
    9
    HQ location
    Plainsboro, N.J.
    Total employees42,847
    Job openings (as of February 2017)125
    Industry
    Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $16.6 billion
    Year founded
    1982
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites6
    Websitehttp://www.novonordisk-us.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    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
    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
    yes
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women57%
    % Minorities24%
    % African-American/Black7%
    % Asian9%
    % Caucasian/White75%
    % Hispanic/Latino6%
    % 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
    44
    # Sick days
    10
    Max hours PTO for volunteering
    80
    General PTO for part-timers
    14
    # Sick days for part-timers
    5

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Sr. Diabetes Care Specialist
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$99,171
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$9,556
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$108,727
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Executive Assistant
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$75,475
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$7,699
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)$83,174
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare$220

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %2%
    # of job applicants67,832
    Avg. # of applicants per opening53
    FT voluntary turnover21%
    Jobs filled internally537
    % Jobs filled by referral12
    # New graduates hired36
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed$6,156

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)36
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)28