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    At this North Carolina business-analytics software maker, leadership’s focus on a healthy quality of life stands out. For instance, the company encourages employees to sweat it out at an on-site health care center, and an on-site childcare center means that busy parents can rest assured that their children are safe and cared for. One employee says, “SAS has been pioneering the quality work-life balance since the ’70s. Everyone participates in sports at lunch, inclusion groups across the company hold events regularly, and the work culture is stress-free.”

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    Company Info

    Employees and job openings are U.S.-only.
    Rank last year60
    Years on list
    23
    HQ location
    Cary, N.C.
    Employees6,908
    Job openings (as of February 2020)216
    Industry
    Information Technology
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$3,270
    Year founded
    1976
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites35
    Websitehttps://www.sas.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    yes
    Telecommuting
    yes
    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

    % Women41.3%
    % Minorities21.6%
    % African-American/Black6.4%
    % Asian11.9%
    % Caucasian/White77.7%
    % Hispanic/Latino2.4%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.3%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.1%
    % Two or more races0.7%
    % Unknown ethnicity0.7%
    Date info provided
    Aug. 26, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)28
    # Sick days
    Unlimited

    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 growth-4%
    # of job applicants58,350
    Avg. # of applicants per opening41
    # New graduates hired147