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    Employees at the medical device company rave about their “dedicated” colleagues and the “important and meaningful” work. Stryker encourages them to see the “amazing” impact of their jobs with opportunities to observe surgeries, speak to patients and doctors and participate in hands-on procedures with cadavers and anatomical models. Read the Great Place to Work review here.    

    Company Info

    Rank last year19
    Years on list8
    HQ locationKalamazoo, Mich.
    Employees16232
    Job openings (as of February 2018)870
    IndustryManufacturing & Production
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$11,325
    Year founded1941
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites188
    Websitewww.stryker.com

    Perks

    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    TelecommutingYes
    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

    Diversity

    % Minorities26%
    % African-American/Black5%
    % Asian8%
    % Caucasian/White74%
    % Hispanic/Latino11%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races1%
    % Unknown ethnicity1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO23
    # Sick days6
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers6

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)Staff Engineer
    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 growth22%
    # of job applicants319,909
    Avg. # of applicants per opening83
    FT voluntary turnover8%
    Jobs filled internally27%
    Jobs filled by referral22%
    # New graduates hired446