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35. Kimley-Horn & Associates
Kimley-Horn & Associates
Rank: 35 (Previous rank: 38)
What makes it so great?
Engineering consultant shares profits with employees via bonuses (up to 16% of pay) and retirement contributions, but the slowdown has meant layoffs of 11% over past two years. Firm retains employees for as long as several months to help them find new jobs.
Headquarters: 3001 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513
2007 revenue ($ millions): 504
Employees  
U.S. employees 2,190
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) -186
% job growth (1 year) -8%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 19,113
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 40-75
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Experienced analyst
$81,543
Most common job (hourly):
Administrative support
$44,835
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage Yes
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 14%
% women 33%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
No
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
No
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 45
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 21
From the February 2, 2009 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 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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