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47. Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk
Rank: 47 (Previous rank: 25)
What makes it so great?
Danish pharmaceutical company covers a host of fertility benefits, including in vitro fertilization, gives new adoptive parents 30 days of paid leave and $5,000 in adoption aid, and offers newlyweds three days off.
Headquarters:
100 College Road West
Princeton, NJ 08540
2009 revenue ($ millions): 9,528
Website: www.novonordisk-us.com
 
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Employees  
U.S. employees 3,340
Employees outside U.S. 27,000
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) -20
% job growth (1 year) -1%
% voluntary turnover 4%
Applicants 27,124
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Diabetes Care Specialist III (DCS III)
$112,939
Most common job (hourly):
Senior Administrator
$64,332
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 23%
% women 54%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 89
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 30
From the Feb. 7, 2011 issue
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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