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American Express
American Express
51
Rank: 51
Previous rank: 60
2011 revenue ($ millions): $29,962

What makes it so great?
The financial services giant announced a restructuring for 2013, but it's still prized for diversity and 16 employee networks for religious affiliations and other groups.

Headquarters:
New York City, NY
Website: www.americanexpress.com

Network with American Express
Employees
U.S. employees
26,983
Employees outside U.S.
34,564
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
-223
% job growth (1 year)
1%
% voluntary turnover
8%
Applicants
444,708
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
192
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Mgr-Business Development-Sales
$173,947
Most common job (hourly):
Customer Care Pro-TSC-T1
$39,873
Fully paid sabbaticals
No
Onsite child care
No
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
36%
% women
63%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
100
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
40
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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