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The engineering, architecture, and construction firm distinguishes itself through its employee stock-ownership program. It “helps create a culture of owning your work. People here really take pride in what they do,” one employee says. In the past year, the male-dominated firm—women hold 25% of the company’s jobs—saw 13% job growth.

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Company Info

Employees and job openings are U.S.-only.
Rank last year82
Years on list
10
HQ location
Kansas City, Mo.
Employees6,652
Job openings (as of February 2020)1,313
Industry
Professional Services
Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$4,000
Year founded
1898
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites214
Websitehttps://www.burnsmcd.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Telecommuting
no
Job sharing
no
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

% Women24.5%
% Minorities18.5%
% African-American/Black3.6%
% Asian7%
% Caucasian/White81.5%
% Hispanic/Latino5.8%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.2%
% Two or more races1.6%
% Unknown ethnicity-
Date info provided
Aug. 27, 2019

Paid Time Off

PTO limit (days)23
# Sick days-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Assistant Electrical 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 growth13%
# of job applicants59,539
Avg. # of applicants per opening30
# New graduates hired375