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3. SAS Institute

SAS Institute
Rank: 3 (Previous rank: 1)
What makes it so great?
Subsidized Montessori child care, unlimited sick time, intramural sports leagues, and a free health care center are just some of the perks at the software company's lushly landscaped campus.
Headquarters:
100 SAS Campus Drive
Cary, NC 27513
2010 revenue ($ millions): 2,430
Website: www.sas.com
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Employees  
U.S. employees 6,046
Employees outside U.S. 5,860
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 433
% job growth (1 year) 8%
% voluntary turnover 2%
Applicants 65,040
Job openings (as of 1/2/12) 118
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Software Developer
N.A.
Most common job (hourly):
Office Administrator
N.A.
Benefits  
Fully paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care Yes
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 17%
% women 44%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 38
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 17
From the Feb. 6, 2012 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 2010 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2011 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.
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