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The semiconductor technology company regularly conducts analyses to ensure that women employees are getting paid fairly. “This company is very good at rewarding employees solely on what they deliver,” says a staffer. “We are a team of equals.” More than 40% of employees have been here for 10 years or more.

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Rank last year

52

Years on list

3

HQ location

San Jose

Total employees

6,811

Job openings (as of February 2017)

557

Industry

Electronics

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$1,816.1 million

Year founded

1988

Type of organization

Public

Number of work sites

17

Perks
offers
Unlimited sick days
Onsite fitness center
Telecommuting
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Sick days for part-timers
Health insurance for part-timers
PTO for volunteering
College tuition reimbursement
does not offer
100% health coverage
Discounted gym memberships
Job sharing
Compressed work weeks
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Onsite medical care facility
Medical facility at all locations
Onsite childcare
Diversity
% Women20%
% Minorities48%
% African-American/Black1%
% Asian44%
% Caucasian/White42%
% Hispanic/Latino2%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races1%
% Unknown ethnicity10%
Paid Time Off
General PTO26
Total PTO after 5 years33
# Sick daysUnlimited
Max hours PTO for volunteering40
General PTO for part-timers22
# Sick days for part-timersUnlimited
Compensation
Most common job (for salaried employee)R&D Engineer Level 5
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)Executive Administrator
Avg. base pay (hourly)-
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %7%
# of job applicants32,962
Avg. # of applicants per opening39
FT voluntary turnover5%
Jobs filled internally68
% Jobs filled by referral33
# New graduates hired224
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$5,000
Training
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)70
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)70

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