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29. Quicken Loans
Quicken Loans
Rank: 29 (Previous rank: 29)
What makes it so great?
Nationís fifth-largest retail mortgage lender will move its headquarters this spring to downtown Detroit from the suburbs. The move, which will affect 1,700 employees, is owner Dan Gilbertís idea.

A native of Detroit (and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers), he wants to be part of efforts to revitalize the city. Quicken will pay parking fees for all employees who drive to work and will bump up paychecks to cover Detroit taxes.

Headquarters: 20555 Victor Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152
2008 revenue ($ millions): 474

Is Quicken Loans a great employer, or what?
Quicken Loans stats
Employees  
U.S. employees 2,893
Employees outside U.S. 1
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 4
% job growth (1 year) 0%
% voluntary turnover 18%
Applicants 32,536
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 110
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Mortgage Banker
$78,123
Most common job (hourly):
Mortgage Loan Processor
$44,047
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 18%
% women 43%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 275
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 200
From the Feb. 8, 2010 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 2008 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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