Burns & McDonnell

Courtesy of Burns McDonnell

    This Missouri-based engineering firm is 100% employee-owned, which motivates workers to work towards its "collective success" of the company. People also love the on-site amenities, including a pharmacy and day-care center, along with regular company celebrations like the annual pancake breakfast and trivia competitions. Read Great Place to Work review here.

    Company Info

    Rank last year16
    Years on list8
    HQ locationKansas City, Mo.
    Job openings (as of February 2018)1,074
    IndustryProfessional Services
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$2,348
    Year founded1898
    Type of organizationPrivate
    Number of work sites263


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingNo
    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


    % Minorities16.8%
    % African-American/Black4%
    % Asian6%
    % Caucasian/White83%
    % Hispanic/Latino5%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races1%
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO23
    # Sick days-
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers-


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Assistant Electrical Engineer
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$69,875
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$6,800
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$76,675

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth3%
    # of job applicants63,152
    Avg. # of applicants per opening43
    FT voluntary turnover5%
    Jobs filled internally16%
    Jobs filled by referral15%
    # New graduates hired183