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PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 31: The video game logo "Call of Duty WWII" developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision on Sony PlayStation game consoles PS4 Pro during the 'Paris Games Week' on October 31, 2017 in Paris, France. 'Paris Games Week' is an international trade fair for video games to be held from October 31 to November 5, 2017. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)Chesnot/Getty Images

    “Off the wall” and “outside the box” thinking is celebrated at this Southern California gaming and entertainment giant, a federation of creative studios that stands out for the personal and professional development it offers employees. Says one: “You’re encouraged to pursue whatever interests you personally, not just what would benefit your job.”

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    Company Info

    Rank last year66
    Years on list4
    HQ locationSanta Monica, Calif.
    Job openings (as of February 2018)1,515
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$6,608
    Year founded1979
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites36


    100% health coverageYes
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingNo
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksNo
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityNo
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation-
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Minorities-
    % African-American/Black-
    % Asian-
    % Caucasian/White-
    % Hispanic/Latino-
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races-
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO25
    # Sick days7
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers7


    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-
    # of job applicants110,989
    Avg. # of applicants per opening73
    FT voluntary turnover-
    Jobs filled internally24%
    Jobs filled by referral24%
    # New graduates hired106