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Cisco’s innovations extend well beyond its popular networking gear. When employees add a baby to the family, the decision about how much paid time off they receive is based on whether they are the main or supporting parent caregiver, not their gender. And new grandparents get up to three days off to help out too. In addition to extended coverage of psychologists and counselors, Cisco offers free depression and anxiety screening, meditation, and yoga classes at on-campus centers. “Cisco goes way out to take care of their employees,” one says. 

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Company Info

Employees and job openings are U.S.-only. Job openings are not available.
Rank last year6
Years on list
23
HQ location
San Jose, Calif.
Employees39,109
Job openings (as of February 2020)-
Industry
Information Technology
Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$51,904
Year founded
1984
Type of organization
Public
Number of work sites142
Websitehttps://www.cisco.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Telecommuting
yes
Job sharing
yes
Subsidized childcare
yes
Compressed work weeks
no
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

% Women28.2%
% Minorities46.1%
% African-American/Black3.7%
% Asian35.5%
% Caucasian/White50.2%
% Hispanic/Latino5.4%
% Native American/Alaska Native0.2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.2%
% Two or more races1.2%
% Unknown ethnicity3.7%
Date info provided
Aug. 28, 2019

Paid Time Off

PTO limit (days)37
# Sick days
20

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)-
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 growth3%
# of job applicants319,068
Avg. # of applicants per opening36
# New graduates hired852