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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