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    Employees in this financial services company see their careers here as a launchpad to “become whatever [they] want to become,” thanks to perks like $20,000 in tuition reimbursement per year for full-time associates. CEO Margaret Keane, who started out working at a call center, is an inspiration to dream big.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year-
    Years on list
    New
    HQ location
    Stamford, Conn.
    Employees
    15,000*
    Job openings (as of February 2018)1,000
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$12,124
    Year founded
    1932
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites26
    Websitehttp://www.synchronyfinancial.com
    *Represents a global count of employees.

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    yes
    Subsidized childcare
    no
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    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
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no

    Diversity

    % Minorities44%
    % African-American/Black-
    % Asian-
    % Caucasian/White56%
    % Hispanic/Latino-
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races-
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO32
    # Sick days
    10
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers
    10

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)-
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth14%
    # of job applicants-
    Avg. # of applicants per opening-
    FT voluntary turnover-
    Jobs filled internally-
    Jobs filled by referral20%
    # New graduates hired-