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Cisco
Cisco
42
Rank: 42
Previous rank: 90
2011 revenue ($ millions): $43,000

What makes it so great?
Ninety-five percent of workers take advantage of flex options. "The fact that I am given so much flexibility makes me want to go above and beyond," says one.

Headquarters:
San Jose, CA
Website: www.cisco.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
35,336
Employees outside U.S.
29,434
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
-4,444
% job growth (1 year)
-11%
% voluntary turnover
7%
Applicants
146,588
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
750
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Technical Leader I
$162,781
Most common job (hourly):
Software Engineer II
$94,197
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
No
Telecommuting
Yes
Diversity
% minorities
45%
% women
25%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
39
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
39
From the Feb. 4, 2013 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 2011 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2012 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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