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90. Cisco

Cisco
Rank: 90 (Previous rank: 20)
What makes it so great?
A rough year that included major layoffs made employees uneasy -- and triggered the biggest drop in the rankings. But benefits are generous -- and intact.
Headquarters:
170 Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
2010 revenue ($ millions): 40,000
Website: www.cisco.com
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Employees  
U.S. employees 34,847
Employees outside U.S. 29,046
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 2,486
% job growth (1 year) 7%
% voluntary turnover 6%
Applicants 83,519
Job openings (as of 1/2/12) 3,000
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Software Engineer IV
$136,400
Most common job (hourly):
Software Engineer II
$91,791
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 49%
% women 28%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 32
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 32
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.
Job openings are worldwide.
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