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    The force is with them! At this medical devices company, a Shark Tank–style competition encourages workers to pitch their ideas for development and funding. Also worth noting: “Stryke Force” externships in conjunction with Notre Dame, tuition reimbursement, and on-site fitness facilities, plus subsidized childcare at some locations.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year16
    Years on list
    9
    HQ location
    Kalamazoo, Mich.
    Employees19,232
    Job openings (as of February 2019)1,590
    Industry
    Manufacturing & Production
    Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$13,601
    Year founded
    1941
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites197
    Websitehttp://www.stryker.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
    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

    % Minorities26%
    % African-American/Black5%
    % Asian8%
    % Caucasian/White73%
    % Hispanic/Latino11%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races2%
    % Unknown ethnicity1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO26
    # Sick days
    8

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Staff Engineer
    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 growth5%
    # of job applicants193,991
    Avg. # of applicants per opening49
    # New graduates hired83