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Baird

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    Company Info

    Rank last year12
    Years on list
    16
    HQ location
    Milwaukee
    Employees3,472
    Job openings (as of February 2019)140
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$1,533
    Year founded
    1919
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites136
    Websitehttp://www.rwbaird.com

    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
    no
    On-site medical care facility
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    no
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes
    Student loan debt repayment
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no

    Diversity

    % Minorities8%
    % African-American/Black2%
    % Asian3%
    % Caucasian/White90%
    % Hispanic/Latino2%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races1%
    % Unknown ethnicity1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO27
    # Sick days-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Financial Analyst
    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 growth2%
    # of job applicants42,652
    Avg. # of applicants per opening54
    # New graduates hired68