100 Best Companies to Work For
Bronson Healthcare Group
Rank: 68 (2005 rank: 36)
  
Headquarters: Kalamazoo, MI
Industry: Health Care
Midsized Companies Rank: 27
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 526
U.S. Sites: 12
Website: http://www.bronsonhealth.com
What makes it so great?
Nurses are the heart of this hospital, which recognizes their role by including a chief nursing officer on the senior management team. Employees who buy houses in certain areas are eligible for an up to $10,000 no-interest loan.
U.S. employees 3,396
Employees outside U.S. 0
% minorities 16
% women 88
New jobs (1 year) 160
% job growth (1 year) 6
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 95
% voluntary turnover 6
Applicants 7,902
Most common job (salaried) Leaders $79,991
Most common job (hourly) Registered Nurse $60,935
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.