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Employees laud the ­“accessible” and “visionary” management at this IT company, where big dreams for artificial intelligence are backed by what workers say are strong ethics and integrity. Investors are happy too: The stock tripled in 2016. “We’re on the edge of tomorrow,” says one staffer. “Why wouldn’t I want to be part of this?”

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Company Info

Rank last year-
Years on list
2
HQ location
Santa Clara, Calif.
Total employees9,431
Job openings (as of February 2017)981
Industry
Information Technology
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$643.0 billion
Year founded
1993
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites13
Websitehttp://www.nvidia.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
yes
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
no
Telecommuting
yes
Job sharing
no
Compressed work weeks
no
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

% Women17%
% Minorities56%
% African-American/Black1%
% Asian51%
% Caucasian/White43%
% Hispanic/Latino3%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
<1%
% Unknown ethnicity
<1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO100,000
Total PTO after 5 years
Unlimited
# Sick days
Unlimited
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Confidential
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Confidential
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 %3%
# of job applicants120,000
Avg. # of applicants per opening120
FT voluntary turnover6%
Jobs filled internally50
% Jobs filled by referral22
# New graduates hired102
Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)5
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)5