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34. Umpqua Bank
Umpqua Bank
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 34 (Previous rank: 13)
What makes it so great?
Umpqua's 147 branches in three Western states look like Internet cafés -- with coffee on the house. One prized perk: Employees get 40 paid hours a year to volunteer for the cause of their choice.
Headquarters: 1740 NW Garden Valley Blvd.
Roseburg, OR 97470
2007 revenue ($ millions): 353
U.S. employees 1,707
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) -73
% job growth (1 year) -4%
% voluntary turnover 20%
Applicants 7,938
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 129
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Managers
Most common job (hourly):
Universal Associate
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting No
% minorities 14%
% women 76%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): N.A.
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 61
From the February 2, 2009 issue
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 2007 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 full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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