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Number of Years on List 8

Industry Media

HQ Location Mountain View, CA

Year Founded 1998

Type of Organization Public

Google’s stock climbed past $1,000 in 2013 — a boon for Googlers, all of whom are stockholders. CEO Larry Page urged them to be “audacious,” especially in philanthropy. Google donates $50 for every five hours an employee volunteers. Last year a new program sent employees to Ghana and India to work on community projects.

Employees

Total US Employees 42162

Total Employees outside the U.S. –

Jobs

New jobs (1 year) 4236

FT Job Growth in the past Year –

% voluntary turnover –

Number of job applicants past 12 months excluding current employees –

Number of Openings (as of 1/2/14) 4000

Pay

Job function or title of largest number of FT salaried employees Software Engineer

Total Compensation for Salaried Position –

Job function or title of largest number of FT hourly employees –

Total Compensation for FT Hourly Position –

Benefits

Offers Fully Paid Sabbaticals No

Offers Onsite Childcare No

Health

Pays for 100% of Healthcare Costs No

Offers onsite fitness centers Yes

Subsidizes Offsite Gym Memberships Yes

Work-Life

Offers job sharing No

Offers compressed work weeks No

Diversity

% Minorities –

% Women –

Training

Hours/Year

Average hours of training per year that regular FT salaried employees receive –

Average hours of training per year that regular FT hourly employees receive –

via Google – Best Companies to Work For 2014 – Fortune.