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Staffers praise the “amazing community presence” at this maker of cloud and virtu­alization software—that includes 40 hours of paid volunteer time and service learning treks to assist nonprofits. Plus, starting last year, all new birth and adoptive parents (including dads) became eligible for 90 days of paid leave.

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Company Info

Rank last year40
Years on list
3
HQ location
Palo Alto
Total employees19,357
Job openings (as of February 2017)1,307
Industry
Information Technology
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$7.1 billion
Year founded
1998
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites51
Websitehttp://www.vmware.com

Perks

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

% Women24%
% Minorities40%
% African-American/Black2%
% Asian31%
% Caucasian/White56%
% Hispanic/Latino4%
% Native American/Alaska Native
<1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
2%
% Unknown ethnicity
4%

Paid Time Off

General PTO100,000
Total PTO after 5 years
Unlimited
# Sick days
10
Max hours PTO for volunteering
40
General PTO for part-timers
9
# Sick days for part-timers
10

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Member of Technical Staff
Avg. base pay (salaried)$147,849
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$17,455
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$165,304
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Technical Support
Avg. base pay (hourly)$76,769
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$11,513
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$88,282
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %-
# of job applicants-
Avg. # of applicants per opening-
FT voluntary turnover-
Jobs filled internally572
% Jobs filled by referral-
# New graduates hired180
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$5,000

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)38
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)38