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This biotech company’s inclusive culture is like a “sanctuary,” raves one employee. One division boasts a development program to foster minority representation in upper management, and overall, Genentech “focuses on its people.” Staffers are encouraged to offer suggestions via surveys to management about how to improve. And, according to most, management listens.

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Company Info

Rank last year8
Years on list
21
HQ location
South San Francisco
Employees13,697
Job openings (as of February 2019)3,818
Industry
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue, 2018 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
no
Medical facility at all locations
no

Diversity

% Minorities49%
% African-American/Black4%
% Asian34%
% Caucasian/White51%
% Hispanic/Latino8%
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity-

Paid Time Off

General PTO35
# Sick days
Unlimited

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Clinical Specialist
Avg. base pay (salaried)$139,494
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$66,307
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$205,801

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time and part-time job growth-5%
# of job applicants117,506
Avg. # of applicants per opening35
# New graduates hired28