Experian North America

100 Best Companies 2020-
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    One of the nation’s big three credit bureaus, Experian scores its first year on the list with a culture encouraging diversity. Here, employees host a wide range of multicultural celebrations, often hiring performers during festivities honoring, say, Diwali or Black History Month. Last year CEO Craig Boundy led the Dragon Dance during Lunar New Year celebrations. But it's not just about cultural and racial diversity: “As a caregiver and someone who has dealt with depression, I’ve never seen a company go to such lengths with respect to diversity and inclusion,” says one employee. Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    Rank last year-
    Years on listNEW
    HQ locationCosta Mesa, Calif.
    Job openings (as of February 2020)273
    IndustryFinancial Services & Insurance
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$2,910
    Year founded1996
    Type of organizationPrivate
    Number of work sites-


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksNo
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityNo
    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


    % Women47.4%
    % Minorities36%
    % African-American/Black6.3%
    % Asian19%
    % Caucasian/White62%
    % Hispanic/Latino8.9%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.4%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.4%
    % Two or more races0.9%
    % Unknown ethnicity2%
    Date info providedAug. 28, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)30
    # Sick days5


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Senior/Lead Software Developer
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$123,973
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$24,800
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-1%
    # of job applicants95,842
    Avg. # of applicants per opening48
    # New graduates hired59