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THE “INSPIRING” mission at this diabetes focused pharmaceutical company resonates with the Danish firm’s “hardworking” and “honest” U.S. staff, who say “coming to work is more than just a job for so many” at the company. Diabetes care is covered for employees, as are college admissions counselors for their kids. Read Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Rank last year73
Years on list
10
HQ location
Plainsboro, N.J.
Employees
4658
Job openings (as of February 2018)393
Industry
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$15,900
Year founded
1982
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites5
Websitehttp://www.novonordisk-us.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Telecommuting
yes
Job sharing
yes
Subsidized childcare
yes
Compressed work weeks
yes
Fully-paid sabbaticals
no
On-site fitness/subsidized gym
no
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

% Minorities23%
% African-American/Black-
% Asian-
% Caucasian/White-
% Hispanic/Latino-
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity-

Paid Time Off

General PTO29
# Sick days
10
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers
5

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Sr. Diabetes Care Specialist
Avg. base pay (salaried)$102,189
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$30,584
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$132,773

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time and part-time job growth-11%
# of job applicants34,070
Avg. # of applicants per opening44.1
FT voluntary turnover9%
Jobs filled internally54%
Jobs filled by referral16%
# New graduates hired7