100 Best Companies to Work For
Synovus
Rank: 57 (2005 rank: 50)
Get quote: SNV
  
Headquarters: Columbus, GA
Industry: Commercial Banks
Large Companies Rank: 16
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 2,382
U.S. Sites: 608
Website: http://www.synovus.com
What makes it so great?
Feedback matters at this credit card processor and bank holding company. They solicit employee opinions via an intranet that can now be accessed from home, and workers are also surveyed online every month.
U.S. employees 11,860
Employees outside U.S. 418
% minorities 26
% women 64
New jobs (1 year) 38
% job growth (1 year) 0
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 52
% voluntary turnover 13
Applicants 4,191
Most common job (salaried) Project Analyst Lead $63,333
Most common job (hourly) Machine Operator I $20,867
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. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.