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The medical device maker—whose offerings touch orthopedics, surgery, neurotechnology, and spine ­treatments—is stacked with “amazingly talented” high achievers, co­workers say. “It takes someone who is willing to go above and beyond with a smile on their face” to make the products that “change patients’ lives.”

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Company Info

Rank last year21
Years on list
7
HQ location
Kalamazoo
Total employees25,000
Job openings (as of February 2017)875
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$7.1 billion
Year founded
1941
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites197
Websitehttp://www.stryker.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

% Women31%
% Minorities24%
% African-American/Black5%
% Asian7%
% Caucasian/White75%
% Hispanic/Latino10%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
1%
% Unknown ethnicity
1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO23
Total PTO after 5 years
239
# Sick days
6
Max hours PTO for volunteering-
General PTO for part-timers
23
# Sick days for part-timers
6

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Recon Sales Associate
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)
ProCare Specialist
Avg. base pay (hourly)-
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare$1,588

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %6%
# of job applicants210,228
Avg. # of applicants per opening40
FT voluntary turnover9%
Jobs filled internally1,054
% Jobs filled by referral21
# New graduates hired219
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$7,000

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)105
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)124