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Grainger
Grainger
99
Rank: 99
Previous rank: N.A.
2011 revenue ($ millions): $8,078

What makes it so great?
The diversified distributor offers a generous profit-sharing plan: Workers with five years' service got some 20% of pay plunked into retirement accounts last year.

Headquarters:
Lake Forest, IL
Website: www.grainger.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
15,173
Employees outside U.S.
6,582
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
571
% job growth (1 year)
4%
% voluntary turnover
6%
Applicants
108,649
Job openings (as of 1/2/13)
484
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Account Manager
$87,024
Most common job (hourly):
Distribution Center Associate
$37,420
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
No
Compressed workweek
Yes
Telecommuting
Yes
Diversity
% minorities
28%
% women
35%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
22
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
9
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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