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    The real estate owner and operator is known for a lighthearted corporate culture that has seen executives willing to poke fun at themselves and others at company events and celebrations. But employees say bosses here actually listen to feedback—and add that there’s a corporate emphasis on the concept of “why” when it comes to leaders explaining their decisions to their subordinates. There are also perks to working for an apartment landlord; 44% of employees live in Camden-owned apartments and take advantage of a 20% rent-discount benefit that collectively saves them more than $1.9 million per year.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year19
    Years on list
    13
    HQ location
    Houston
    Employees1,663
    Job openings (as of February 2020)105
    Industry
    Real Estate
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$1,062
    Year founded
    1982
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites171
    Websitehttps://www.camdenliving.com
    Employees and job openings are U.S.-only.

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    no
    Subsidized childcare
    no
    Compressed work weeks
    no
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    On-site fitness/subsidized gym
    yes
    On-site medical care facility
    no
    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

    % Women44.9%
    % Minorities54%
    % African-American/Black14.5%
    % Asian2%
    % Caucasian/White45.9%
    % Hispanic/Latino34.2%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.2%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.5%
    % Two or more races2.5%
    % Unknown ethnicity0.1%
    Date info provided
    Aug. 21, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)19
    # Sick days
    6

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Community Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$70,158
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$16,266
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$86,424

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth2%
    # of job applicants18,933
    Avg. # of applicants per opening23
    # New graduates hired32