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    Founded more than 90 years ago, Novo Nordisk is continuing its tradition of being at the forefront of innovation in diabetes care and other chronic conditions. The health care company is currently working to use artificial intelligence and robotics to improve patient care. One employee said, “They think outside the box, encourage innovation, and actively collaborate with other health care segments/partners to find solutions to broader health care issues that need attention.”

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    Company Info

    Employees and job openings are U.S.-only. Job openings are not available.
    Rank last year90
    Years on list
    12
    HQ location
    Plainsboro, N.J.
    Employees4,189
    Job openings (as of February 2020)-
    Industry
    Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$8,620
    Year founded
    1982
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites5
    Websitehttps://www.novonordisk-us.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
    no
    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

    % Women56%
    % Minorities23.3%
    % African-American/Black6.7%
    % Asian8.6%
    % Caucasian/White76.7%
    % Hispanic/Latino5.8%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.4%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.3%
    % Two or more races1.6%
    % Unknown ethnicity0.1%
    Date info provided
    Aug. 25, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)29
    # Sick days
    10

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Sr. Diabetes Care Specialist
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$107,300
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$32,300
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$139,600

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-
    # of job applicants19,219
    Avg. # of applicants per opening18
    # New graduates hired8