100 Best Companies 2020-Stryker
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    The medical technology company, which has been growing quickly thanks in part to several acquisitions, has made a big commitment to volunteerism and sustainability. Selected employees can volunteer for 40 hours annually through Operation Smile. For every used, program-approved medical device hospitals have returned, the company has donated and planted a tree (20,000 and counting!). “We aren’t afraid to tackle big-ticket items and projects that are out of our comfort zone,” says one employee. “The culture here tends to be motivated by the unknown and complex.” Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    Rank last year11
    Years on list10
    HQ locationKalamazoo, Mich.
    Job openings (as of February 2020)1,348
    IndustryManufacturing & Production
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$14,884
    Year founded1941
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites120


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    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


    % Women34.9%
    % Minorities25.2%
    % African-American/Black5.6%
    % Asian7.5%
    % Caucasian/White71.7%
    % Hispanic/Latino10.7%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.3%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.3%
    % Two or more races0.7%
    % Unknown ethnicity3.2%
    Date info providedAug. 26, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)26
    # Sick days8


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Senior Specialist, Marketing
    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 growth7%
    # of job applicants163,384
    Avg. # of applicants per opening40
    # New graduates hired42