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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.

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    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