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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