69. Nike (NKE)
What makes it so great?
The Oregon campus is a sporting paradise, with tennis courts, indoor and outdoor tracks, soccer fields, running trails, two sports centers, an 11-lane pool used for swimming, scuba, and kayaking lessons.

Headquarters: Beaverton, Ore.
Top 3 (of 151) U.S. locations: Beaverton , Memphis , New York
2005 revenue ($ millions): 15,000
Website: www.nike.com
U.S. employees 13,664
Employees outside U.S. 11,746
New jobs (1 year) 458
% job growth (1 year) 5
% voluntary turnover 8
Applicants 229,582
Most common job (salaried):
MGR/Department/Retail
$39,128
Most common job (hourly):
Material Handling Assistant
$32,764
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) N.A.
Paid sabbaticals? Yes
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 40%
% women 48%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 issue
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.