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Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
90
Rank: 90
Previous rank: 83
2011 revenue ($ millions): $974

What makes it so great?
Last year CEO Dave Lissy awarded two-week paid sabbaticals to 25 high-performing child-care-center managers with 20 or more years of service.

Headquarters:
Watertown, MA
Website: www.brighthorizons.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
15,169
Employees outside U.S.
3,100
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
648
% job growth (1 year)
5%
% voluntary turnover
14%
Applicants
67,730
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
600
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Director
$59,925
Most common job (hourly):
Teacher
$27,683
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
39%
% women
95%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
60
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
83
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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