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39. Paychex
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 39 (Previous rank: 51)
What makes it so great?
Payroll and HR servicer has rich benefits: 401(k) match of 100% up to 3% of pay, 50% on next 2%; $6,500 tuition reimbursement; free flu shots. Coming in 2009: domestic-partner benefits.
Headquarters: 911 Panorama Trail S.
Rochester, NY 14625
2007 revenue ($ millions): 2,100
Website: www.paychex.com
U.S. employees 12,207
Employees outside U.S. 32
New jobs (1 year) 579
% job growth (1 year) 5%
% voluntary turnover 16%
Applicants 112,982
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 144
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Sales Representative
Most common job (hourly):
Payroll Specialist
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities N.A.%
% women 62%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 69
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 129
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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