First American Financial Corporation

Steve Giraud

    This financial services company “truly cares about community,” say its team members, 1,100 of whom participated in 36 breast-cancer races and helped raise more than $217,000 for research and ­treatment of the disease last year. Employees also have the option of purchasing company stock at a 15% discount.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year94
    Years on list2
    HQ locationSanta Ana
    Total employees19,375
    Job openings (as of February 2017)355
    IndustryFinancial Services & Insurance
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)$5.2 billion
    Year founded1889
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites720


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Onsite fitness centerNo
    Discounted gym membershipsNo
    Job sharingNo
    Compressed work weeksNo
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    Onsite medical care facilityNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo
    Onsite childcareNo
    Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couplesYes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Sick days for part-timersNo
    Health insurance for part-timersNo
    PTO for volunteeringNo
    College tuition reimbursementYes


    % Women67%
    % Minorities27%
    % African-American/Black4%
    % Asian8%
    % Caucasian/White73%
    % Hispanic/Latino12%
    % Native American/Alaska Native1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
    % Two or more races1%
    % Unknown ethnicity<1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO25
    Total PTO after 5 years30
    # Sick days-
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers9
    # Sick days for part-timers-


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Sales Representative
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$63,172
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$73,648
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$136,820
    Most common job (for hourly employee)Escrow Officer
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$68,120
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$17,157
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)$85,277
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %2%
    # of job applicants60,978
    Avg. # of applicants per opening20
    FT voluntary turnover12%
    Jobs filled internally406
    % Jobs filled by referral13
    # New graduates hired-
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-


    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)11
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)11