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It’s hard to find a more meaningful mission than the one at this research hospital, which aims to help children with catastrophic diseases and works to develop treatments. Employees call it “a life-changing organization” that they “couldn’t be more proud to be a part of,” with “genuine” leadership and an “uplifting” atmosphere.

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Company Info

Rank last year35
Years on list
7
HQ location
Memphis
Total employees4,180
Job openings (as of February 2017)240
Industry
Health Care
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$921.0 million
Year founded
1962
Type of organization
Non-Profit
Number of work sites1
Websitehttp://www.stjude.org

Perks

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

% Women67%
% Minorities40%
% African-American/Black25%
% Asian12%
% Caucasian/White60%
% Hispanic/Latino2%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
1%
% Unknown ethnicity
<1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO25
Total PTO after 5 years
25
# Sick days
9
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers
25
# Sick days for part-timers
9

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Avg. base pay (salaried)$50,860
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$3,795
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$54,655
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Pediatric Oncology Nurse
Avg. base pay (hourly)$67,033
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$9,959
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$76,992
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %4%
# of job applicants53,132
Avg. # of applicants per opening60
FT voluntary turnover6%
Jobs filled internally265
% Jobs filled by referral-
# New graduates hired108
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$3,647

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)100
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)70