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    Company Info

    Rank last year48
    Years on list22
    HQ locationSan Jose, Calif.
    Employees37,352
    Job openings (as of February 2019)2,814
    IndustryInformation Technology
    Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$49,330
    Year founded1984
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites148
    Websitewww.cisco.com

    Perks

    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    TelecommutingYes
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareYes
    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-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo

    Diversity

    % Minorities45%
    % African-American/Black3%
    % Asian35%
    % Caucasian/White51%
    % Hispanic/Latino5%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races1%
    % Unknown ethnicity4%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO36
    # Sick days-

    Compensation

    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 growth3%
    # of job applicants345,909
    Avg. # of applicants per opening55
    # New graduates hired606