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Nordstrom
Nordstrom
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Rank: 88
Previous rank: 61
2011 revenue ($ millions): $10,877

What makes it so great?
In lieu of a rule book, new employees at the luxury department store receive a note card that simply says, "Our one rule: Use good judgment in all situations."

Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Website: www.nordstrom.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
58,140
Employees outside U.S.
1
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
4,566
% job growth (1 year)
14%
% voluntary turnover
N.A.
Applicants
573,588
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
4,340
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Sales Department Manager
$56,585
Most common job (hourly):
Salesperson
$41,300
Fully paid sabbaticals
No
Onsite child care
No
Health
100% health-care coverage
No
Onsite fitness center
Yes
Subsidized gym membership
No
Work-life
Job sharing program
Yes
Compressed workweek
Yes
Telecommuting
Yes
Diversity
% minorities
43%
% women
72%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
48
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
72
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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