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    Few companies hold such a singular place in the history of American innovation or play such a pivotal role in its infrastructure. Still, staffers say it’s “not intimidating” and that they can “bring their whole selves to work.” AT&T also invests big in its people, spending $250 million a year on training and $30 million on tuition assistance.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year93
    Years on list
    1
    HQ location
    Dallas
    Employees
    200,000*
    Job openings (as of February 2018)2,000
    Industry
    Telecommunications
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)-
    Year founded
    1877
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites-
    Websitehttp://www.att.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    no
    Subsidized childcare
    no
    Compressed work weeks
    no
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    On-site fitness/subsidized gym
    yes
    On-site medical care facility
    no
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation-
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    no
    College tuition reimbursement
    no
    Student loan debt repayment
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no

    Diversity

    % Minorities42%
    % African-American/Black-
    % Asian-
    % Caucasian/White-
    % Hispanic/Latino-
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races-
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO-
    # Sick days-
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)-
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-7%
    # of job applicants995,570
    Avg. # of applicants per opening-
    FT voluntary turnover-
    Jobs filled internally44%
    Jobs filled by referral-
    # New graduates hired856