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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