Alliance Data Systems

Courtesy of Pete Lacker/Alliance Data Systems

    This marketing services firm boasts a corporate culture where employees’ “opinions or ideas” are “openly encouraged and considered.” And its humanitarian efforts, like the $3.5 million it gave to food banks in 2016, show it “puts its money where its mouth is when it comes to community involvement.”Read Great Place to Work review here.

    Company Info

    Rank last year-
    Years on listNew
    HQ locationPlano, Texas
    Job openings (as of February 2018)901
    IndustryAdvertising & Marketing
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$7,719
    Year founded1996
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites56


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


    % Minorities34%
    % African-American/Black14%
    % Asian8%
    % Caucasian/White65%
    % Hispanic/Latino9%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races2%
    % Unknown ethnicity1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO20
    # Sick days20
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers10


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Developer
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$99,334
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$1,032
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$100,366

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth5%
    # of job applicants225,244
    Avg. # of applicants per opening29
    FT voluntary turnover15%
    Jobs filled internally26%
    Jobs filled by referral24%
    # New graduates hired760