Courtesy of AbbVie

    Wellness is the priority at this pharma giant, where “uplifting” work “changes peoples’ lives.” Thoughtful perks include a concierge service, a program for older workers to scale back on hours or responsibilities rather than fully retire, and adaptable schedules. “I couldn’t be more happy with the flexibility,” says one mother of three. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

    Company Info

    Rank last year-
    Years on listNew
    HQ locationNorth Chicago, Ill.
    Job openings (as of February 2018)796
    IndustryBiotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$25,638
    Year founded2013
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites24


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysYes
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareYes
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityYes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Minorities30%
    % African-American/Black5%
    % Asian16%
    % Caucasian/White68%
    % Hispanic/Latino6%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races2%
    % Unknown ethnicity1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO29
    # Sick daysUnlimited
    General PTO for part-timers29
    # Sick days for part-timers-


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Principal Research Scientist
    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 applicants67,301
    Avg. # of applicants per opening31
    FT voluntary turnover4%
    Jobs filled internally40%
    Jobs filled by referral29%
    # New graduates hired26