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    “Autodesk actually means it when they talk about work/life balance,” say staffers at the design software firm. That includes a six-week paid sabbatical every four years and no formal log of sick days for salaried employees (they just take what they need). Icing on the cake? Many staffers can bring their dogs to the office.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year71
    Years on list
    10
    HQ location
    San Rafael, Calif.
    Employees
    3586
    Job openings (as of February 2018)330
    Industry
    Information Technology
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$2,031
    Year founded
    1982
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites32
    Websitehttp://www.autodesk.com

    Perks

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

    Diversity

    % Minorities29%
    % African-American/Black2%
    % Asian20%
    % Caucasian/White68%
    % Hispanic/Latino5%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races2%
    % Unknown ethnicity2%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO26
    # Sick days
    Unlimited
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Project/Program Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$140,916
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$19,932
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$160,848

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-3%
    # of job applicants37,989
    Avg. # of applicants per opening46
    FT voluntary turnover7%
    Jobs filled internally23%
    Jobs filled by referral16%
    # New graduates hired78