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65. Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 65 (Previous rank: 100)
What makes it so great?
High tech icon, one of the leading makers of semiconductors, moved to cut costs at end of 2008 by offering a generous early retirement package to long-term employees. Deal called for one and one-half weeks of pay for every year of service. Some 2,600 employees were eligible.
Headquarters: P.O. Box 660199
Dallas, TX 75266
2007 revenue ($ millions): 13,835
Website: www.ti.com
Employees  
U.S. employees 14,379
Employees outside U.S. 16,786
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) -668
% job growth (1 year) -4%
% voluntary turnover 7%
Applicants 19,813
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 60
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Electrical Design Engineer
$126,192
Most common job (hourly):
Manufacturing Specialist
$47,295
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 40%
% women 23%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 26
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 35
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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