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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.

    Learn more in the Great Place to Work review here.

    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