25. Ernst & Young
What makes it so great?
One ironic side effect of the People First culture put in place in the late 1990s? Partners and principals felt neglected. So this year E&Y created an Office of Partner and Principal Matters to cater to its most senior staff.

Headquarters: New York
Top 3 (of 95) U.S. locations: New York, Chicago , Lyndhurst
2005 revenue ($ millions): 18,400
Website: www.ey.com
U.S. employees 24,995
Employees outside U.S. 82,000
New jobs (1 year) 1,346
% job growth (1 year) 6
% voluntary turnover 14
Applicants 255,842
Most common job (salaried):
Manager - a client serving position
$95,905
Most common job (hourly):
Administrative Assistant
$55,324
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) N.A.
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 25%
% women 49%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 issue
Footnote:
áFiscal year 2006 revenues.
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 2005 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees.