100 Best Companies to Work For
David Weekley Homes
Rank: 24 (2005 rank: 21)
  
Headquarters: Houston, TX
Industry: Engineering, Construction
Small Companies Rank: 10
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 1,031
U.S. Sites: 16
Website: http://www.davidweekleyhomes.com
What makes it so great?
Celebratory vacations are a big incentive at this homebuilder. In 2004 all employees were treated to a trip to Maui. Thanks to the real estate boom, next up are getaways to the Bahamas and Mexico.
U.S. employees 1,361
Employees outside U.S. 0
% minorities 10
% women 43
New jobs (1 year) 203
% job growth (1 year) 18
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 91
% voluntary turnover 20
Applicants 22,500
Most common job (salaried) Sales Consultant $81,373
Most common job (hourly) Builder Services Representative $32,569
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.