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60. Scottrade
Scottrade
Rank: 60 (Previous rank: 58)
What makes it so great?
Turbulence on Wall Street helped this 350-branch brokerage house hit the biggest day in its history on Oct. 10. Quarterly bonuses, paid for 20 years, were maintained. The firm has never had a layoff.
Headquarters: 12800 Corporate Hill Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63131
2007 revenue ($ millions): 1,027
Employees  
U.S. employees 1,946
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 390
% job growth (1 year) 25%
% voluntary turnover 8%
Applicants 55,960
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 210
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Branch Manager
$85,748
Most common job (hourly):
Stockbroker
$51,479
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek No
Telecommuting No
Diversity  
% minorities 24%
% women 34%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
No
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 100
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 75
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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