100 Best Companies to Work For
Methodist Hospital System
Rank: 78 (2005 rank: N.A.)
  
Headquarters: Houston, TX
Industry: N/A
Midsized Companies Rank: 30
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 1,297
U.S. Sites: 9
Website: http://www.methodisthealth.com
What makes it so great?
One of the nation's largest nonprofit hospitals attributes record-high patient-satisfaction scores to an I CARE mission launched in 1998. Twice a year 20 top employees win $1,000 each or a week's paid vacation.
U.S. employees 8,714
Employees outside U.S. 0
% minorities 64
% women 77
New jobs (1 year) 475
% job growth (1 year) 6
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 11
% voluntary turnover 10
Applicants 45,000
Most common job (salaried) Manager, Nursing $86,551
Most common job (hourly) Registered Nurse-Clinical Colleague $67,733
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.