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80. Stryker

Rank: 80 (Previous rank: 68)
What makes it so great?
The medical device maker invests more than $3 million a year in its employees' pursuit of graduate and undergraduate degrees.
2825 Airview Blvd
Kalamazoo, MI 49002
2010 revenue ($ millions): 7,320
Website: www.stryker.com
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U.S. employees 10,368
Employees outside U.S. 8,457
New jobs (1 year) 1,981
% job growth (1 year) 24%
% voluntary turnover 10%
Applicants 335,748
Job openings (as of 1/2/12) 450
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Recon Sales Associate
Most common job (hourly):
Endoscopic Specialist
Fully paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 25%
% women 32%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 120
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 130
From the Feb. 6, 2012 issue
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.
Job openings are worldwide.
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