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    In an industry not known for its diversity, this subsidiary of Swiss drug giant Roche boasts 41% minority staff, and women make up 46% of its frontline managerial ranks. “Genentech is the most inclusive company I have ever worked for,” says one employee; others cherish the chance to “improve lives” through game-changing drugs.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year6
    Years on list
    20
    HQ location
    South San Francisco
    Employees
    14717
    Job openings (as of February 2018)847
    Industry
    Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)-
    Year founded
    1976
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites8
    Websitehttp://www.gene.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    yes
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    yes
    Subsidized childcare
    yes
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    yes
    On-site fitness/subsidized gym
    yes
    On-site medical care facility
    yes
    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
    yes
    Medical facility at all locations
    no

    Diversity

    % Minorities48%
    % African-American/Black4%
    % Asian33%
    % Caucasian/White52%
    % Hispanic/Latino8%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
    % Two or more races2%
    % Unknown ethnicity1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO34
    # Sick days
    Unlimited
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Clinical Specialist
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$135,913
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$47,000
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$182,913

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth2%
    # of job applicants159,496
    Avg. # of applicants per opening38
    FT voluntary turnover5%
    Jobs filled internally42%
    Jobs filled by referral22%
    # New graduates hired83