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44. Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young
Interns compete at a team challenge during E&Y's annual leadership conference.
Rank: 44 (Previous rank: 51)
What makes it so great?
E&Y offers a traditional pension in addition to a 401(k). The firm is courting alumni via a new magazine, Connect.
Headquarters: 5 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
2008 revenue ($ millions): 24,522
Website: www.ey.com

Is Ernst & Young a great employer, or what?
Ernst & Young stats
U.S. employees 24,815
Employees outside U.S. 111,150
New jobs (1 year) -1,111
% job growth (1 year) -4%
% voluntary turnover 10%
Applicants 261,128
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 622
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Most common job (hourly):
Administrative Assistant
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 29%
% women 50%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 70
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 70
From the Feb. 8, 2010 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 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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