What makes it so great?
The staff at the biotech giant is inspired by patient stories. When a new breast-cancer drug got FDA approval last February, employees pulled out all the stops to ship the drug overnight to the UCLA Medical Center, where they had heard three women were desperately awaiting treatment.
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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 2012 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2013 and based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
These 24 companies on the list are each planning to fill 1,000 or more jobs in the coming year.