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52. Autodesk

Autodesk
Rank: 52 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Employees, who supply computer-aided design software to architects, engineers, and moviemakers, can bring dogs to work and take a six-week paid sabbatical every four years (365 did so last year).
Headquarters:
111 McInnis Parkway
San Rafael, CA 94903
2010 revenue ($ millions): 1,952
Website: www.autodesk.com
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Employees  
U.S. employees 2,798
Employees outside U.S. 3,940
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 121
% job growth (1 year) 5%
% voluntary turnover 4%
Applicants 38,000
Job openings (as of 1/2/12) 250
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Software Engineer
$150,500
Most common job (hourly):
ABC Customer Representative
$50,100
Benefits  
Fully paid sabbaticals Yes
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek No
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 25%
% women 33%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 12
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 12
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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