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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