The 20 best tech companies to work for, ranked
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20. Texas Instruments
Is your tech company one of the best to work for? There’s a way to find out. Every year, Glassdoor ranks companies based on employee satisfaction. Here are the best tech companies to work for, according to Glassdoor’s latest survey.
TI employs more than 30,000 people on three continents. These happy faces are finalists in the Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge, an annual hardware design competition for undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students.
The Redmond, Washington-based tech giant ranks as the 37th best place to work in this year’s overall ranking and 19th among tech companies.
Apple’s Caffu00e8 Macs cafeteria is famous for gourmet food and snacks on the super-cheap. Apple also offers commuter shuttles to employees who work on the campus. In the summer months, outdoor barbecues are a fun way for employees to get to know each other.
The coolest perk on this list has to be Airbnb’s $2,000-per-year travel stipend for every employee. They also have a fun, ironic practice of Formal Fridays, which is exactly what it sounds like.
NVIDIA has unlimited vacation days and an incredibly popular stock purchase program (90 percent of employees participate). Jen-Hsun Huang, seen here, was one of Glassdoor’s highest-rated CEOs of 2016.
Zillow takes the cake for its family-friendly perks: The company pays for female employees to ship their breast milk home to their babies when they have to travel for work.
Here’s another tech company that offers unlimited vacation, a pretty great perk.
Ranked 24th overall on Glassdoor’s 2017 list of the best places to work, Concur prides itself on offering workers the ability to telecommute whenever necessary.
Looking for a company that provides workers with 30 paid days off per year right off the bat? Docusign doesn’t make employees wait to accrue their PTO.
Intuit’s fitness center has not only 24-hour access for employees, but also guided meditation sessions. The company also recently added gender reassignment surgery to its health insurance plan.
Salesforce has a unique benefit in the form of their Airing of Grievances program. Employees are encouraged to complain about anything they feel could be improved in the company. Employees are also given a $100 monthly budget for sports and fitness activities.
Massachusetts-based MathWorks hosts a weekly breakfast for employees and social gatherings during the summer months. CEO Jack Little was one of the highest-rated CEOs on Glassdoor in 2016.
Last year, SAP became the first tech company to be awarded with the EDGE Certification for promoting gender equity. CEO Bill McDermott is seen accepting the award here.
Paylocity is based in Arlington, Illinois, and the company gives its employees a ton of flexibility, allowing them to work remotely and to manage their own schedules.
Want to keep sharpening your mind while working full-time? Adobe will reimburse employees for up to $10,000 for educational programs at accredited colleges and universities.
LinkedIn’s speaker series has hosted the likes of President Obama. The cafe has kombucha on tap, and there’s a rock wall right there in the office.
4. FAST Enterprises
FAST’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an all-expense paid, annual trip for employees and their families where workers are recognized for their accomplishments. These FASTies, as they are known, are enjoying a photo op.
3. World Wide Technology
Employee morale at World Wide Technology is very high. The CEO’s approval rating on Glassdoor is 100 percent. An estimated 75 percent of employees make use of the company’s telecommuting option. And World Wide Technology has an on-site clinic where employees and family members can see doctors and stay healthy.
This pet-friendly workplace is designed so that no employee is ever more than 150 feet from a food source. The massages are subsidized, the transportation is sustainable, and the game rooms are pretty much everywhere. Oh: And every employee is encouraged to spend 20 percent of his or her time working on a personal passion project.
Never pay for lunch (or dry cleaning) again when you start your career at Facebook. In addition to hum-drum health insurance, employees are given benefits such as $700 a year for fitness and $250 annually for running Facebook ads for their respective side hustles.